Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Required for those holding a licence, commission, authorisation, permission to officiate from a Bishop.

The completion of both of our online safeguarding courses is a pre-requisite for attending this face-to-face safeguarding training course.

Current C3 Training Events

To book a place to attend a face-to-face Safeguarding Training Course just click on the date that you would like to attend and follow the instructions. You should then receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite with your ticket attached.

**New Dates Coming Soon**

Please Note:

  • This is a full day event. Registration is open at 9.00am. Training starts promptly at 9.30am and finishes at 3.30pm. The Trainers will aim to stay until 4pm to answer any queries.
  • Refreshments will be provided, but you will need to bring your own lunch
  • If you do not confirm cancellation of your booking 2 working days before the training event you may be charged a £12 cancellation fee.
  • If you are unable to attend and wish for a colleague to come along instead of you this will need to be confirmed with the safeguarding team at least 2 working days before the training event.
  • The minimum number of participants for each group will be 15. In cases where there are fewer than 15 participants the Safeguarding team may cancel this event and give notice to all those who were due to attend. We aim to cancel as few events as possible.
  • The course is interactive – expect to participate in a variety of small group exercises.
  • We are sorry, but this course is not suitable for children or pets.

For more information about C3 level Safeguarding training please contact the Safeguarding Team by emailing or call 01245 294438.

Previous C3 Training Events

St Andrews Church, St Andrews Close, Alresford, Essex, CO7 8BL
Wednesday 24th January 2018

St Mary's Church Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, CM16 7ER
Saturday 27th January 2018

St Andrew's Church, 222 High St, Hornchurch, RM12 6QP
Tuesday 30th January 2018

Holy Trinity Church (Cloister Hall), Hockley Road, Rayleigh, SS6 8BB
Tuesday 27th February 2018

Holy Trinity Church (Cloister Hall), Hockley Road, Rayleigh, SS6 8BB
Monday 19th March 2018

Smylie Hall, Holy Cross Church, 5 Station Road, Felsted, CM6 3DQ
Saturday 28th April 2018

St. Cedd's Hall, The Chapter House, Cathedral Walk, Chelmsford, CM1 1NX
Thursday 3rd May 2018

St Botolph's Church, St Botolph's Street, Colchester, CO2 7EE
Saturday 22nd September 2018

St. Cedd's Hall, The Chapter House, Cathedral Walk, Chelmsford, CM1 1NX
Tuesday 27th November 2018

FINAL C3 TRAINING EVENT OF 2018: The Diocesan Office, 53 New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1AT
Wednesday 5th December 2018

For more information please contact Laura Tyler
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