Safeguarding Events

CCPAS undertake regular training for churches to ensure that churches are fully aware of their safeguarding obligations.  AoG works in close partnership with CCPAS, and endorses their training. 


A specially-designed seminar for leaders and those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

This seminar covers many different topics, including:

• How to deal with concerns or allegations of abuse

• Signs and symptoms

• Sexual offenders and grooming

• Developing good practice in work with children, young people and vulnerable adults

• Supporting victims of abuse

• Working with offenders

• Safer recruitment of workers and volunteers

• Working with social workers, the police, Local Authority Designated Officers, the DBS and the Charity Commission.

Current dates are (please check the CCPAS website as these dates may be subject to change):

All delegate bookings include a copy of the accompanying £6 workbook.
Cwmbran, Torfaen Saturday, 1 April 2017 More information
Fareham Saturday, 1 April 2017 More information
North Kensington, London Saturday, 8 April 2017 More information
Leicester Saturday, 8 April 2017 More information
Swanley Thursday, 20 April 2017 More information
Garstang, Preston Saturday, 22 April 2017 More information
Addlestone, Surrey Saturday, 29 April 2017 More information
Ayr, Scotland Saturday, 13 May 2017 More information
Chepstow Saturday, 13 May 2017 More information
Portsmouth Saturday, 20 May 2017 More information
Exmouth Saturday, 20 May 2017 More information
Swanley Friday, 16 June 2017 More information
Kempston, Bedfordshire Saturday, 17 June 2017 More information
Rotherham Saturday, 15 July 2017 More information
Swanley Wednesday, 27 September 2017 More information

To confirm the above dates and for all information, including how to book, please go to the CCPAS website:


This is a basic training session for those who need a helping hand wit the CCPAS online ebulk system for processing DBS checks.  It covers logging in, processing applications, entering ID and requesting the correct level of check.

Dates TBC

Other training

SAFER RECRUITMENT TRAINING EVENT Birmingham Saturday, 29 April 2017 More information
DISCLOSURE AND DBS ELIGIBILITY TRAINING Swanley Wednesday, 10 May 2017 More information
DOMESTIC ABUSE - IN CHURCHES TOO! Swanley Wednesday, 14 June 2017 More information
NEW! A POLICY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR MEMBERS ONLY Swanley Wednesday, 5 July 2017 More information
Safeguarding Coordinators Conference Coventry, West Midlands Saturday, 7 October 2017 More information

Ring Karen at CCPAS for more details about either event or to book on 0845 120 45 50 option 3, or book online at


AoG held a Compliancy Forum for Pastors and Leaders of small or newly-established Churches or Charities. (priority for those with or seeking AoG Status). Extra help for Churches with English as a 2nd language in February at West London Family Church, Fulham, SW6 7QA. The course ran 10am prompt to 3.30pm finish and cost £25 per person for refreshments, light lunch, training & handouts (£5 discount for each additional person from the same church).

If this is something you think would benefit you and your church if there were to be another event, would you please register your interest by email or phone to David Pearson (with numbers of attendees):

Tel: 01777 322065 (leave a message)

We shall then co-ordinate another event when there are 20-25 registered as interested.