Welcome to the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency Learning Portal 

This resource has been made available for you to learn through the CSSA safeguarding national standards the importance of safeguarding in relation to your Ministry or role within the Catholic Church of England and Wales. Here you can learn about safeguarding through LIVE sessions with qualified tutors, or at your own pace with dedicated online modules. All courses are open and free for everyone. Sign up today to join our learning community. 

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Mt 5:14)

This responsibility falls, above all, on the successors of the Apostles, chosen by God to be pastoral leaders of his People, and demands from them a commitment to follow closely the path of the Divine Master. Because of their ministry, in fact, Bishops, “as vicars and legates of Christ, govern the particular churches entrusted to them by their counsel, exhortations, example, and even by their authority and sacred power, which indeed they use only for the edification of their flock in truth and holiness, remembering that he who is greater should become as the lesser and he who is the chief become as the servant” (Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen Gentium, 27). What more closely concerns the successors of the Apostles concerns all those who, in various ways, assume ministries in the Church, or profess the evangelical counsels, or are called to serve the Christian People. Therefore, it is good that procedures be universally adopted to prevent and combat these crimes that betray the trust of the faithful.

Our mandatory training for Volunteers

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Leadership roles in 2022/23

Our learning materials for Colleges

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