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):

Cardiff Saturday, 11 February 2017 More Information
Haringey, London Saturday, 18 February 2017 More Information
Cockermouth Saturday, 18 February 2017 More Information
Wilmington Saturday, 25 February 2017 More Information
Nottingham Saturday, 04 March 2017 More Information
Woodford Green Essex Saturday, 04 March 2017 More Information
Hitchin, Hertfordshire Saturday, 04 March 2017 More Information
Leicester Saturday, 11 March 2017 More Information
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire Saturday, 18 March 2017 More Information
Ringwood, Hampshire Saturday, 18 March 2017 More Information
Cwmbran, Torfaen Saturday, 01 April 2017 More Information
Fareham Saturday, 01 April 2017 More Information
North Kensington, London Saturday, 08 April 2017 More Information
Leicester Saturday, 08 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
Portsmouth Saturday, 20 May 2017 More Information
Swanley Friday, 16 June 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

DOMESTIC ABUSE- IN CHURCHES TOO                          Swanley                 Tuesday, 28 February 2017 More Information

SAFER RECRUITMENT TRAINING EVENT                       Birmingham              Saturday, 29 April 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 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.

Saturday 25th February 2017 at West London Family Church, Fulham, SW6 7QA. 10am prompt start to 3.30pm finish.

£25 per person for refreshments, light lunch, training & handouts (£5 discount for each additional person from the same church)

Places are limited to 20 attendees. Please book early to avoid disappointment. 

If you wish to attend, please confirm by email or phone David Pearson:
Tel: 01777 322065 (leave a message)

More information here