Creating Safer Space Modules


Creating Safer Space Foundation Module and Refresher

It is a requirement that all those who have a safeguarding role in church attend and complete this 2.5 hour course with an authorised trainer.  Please let the District Safeguarding Officers and the District Office know when there are any changes to circuit and church safeguarding officers.  Please can circuits also let us know when they are running courses as others may be interested in attending.

The CSS Foundation Module needs to be repeated every 4 years.  Foundation Module and Refresher training sessions are being arranged all the time in different circuits (see links below).
Creating Safer Space Advanced Module (CSS AM - formerly Leadership Module)
All ministers and circuit safeguarding officers are required to attend along with others in leadership positions.  It is a 6 hour course and will necessitate a day’s commitment to attend.   If you have not completed this one-day course, or are new to the post, please book yourself on to a course immediately (see links below).  Attendance at the Foundation Module is necessary before attending the Advanced Module.
The CSS AM handbooks are available free of charge from Methodist Publishing, postage payable, or as a download.  We will supply the handbooks at the training events.

Creating Safer Space Advanced Module sessions are run three or four times a month across the region.  To find dates and venues, please click on the booking link below.  Once on the event booking webpage, scroll down to find a date and venue that suits you best, and then use the ‘Select a Date’ drop-down box to choose the event you wish to book:

Please click for lists of those who should attend Foundation Module and Advanced Module training.

Please go to the Learning Network East of England Region site at for further information about CSS Foundation Module and Advanced Module training.

More information about CSS modules can also  be found at