Training will be offered from September to December 2018. New training dates will be released in August 2018.

Please complete application form for training and return via email to

It is a national requirement for participants to attend the full-day training in order to receive certification. Training is renewable every 3 years.

Who should attend training?

  • All Priests, including retired Priests who help out occasionally in the parish.
  • Sacristans.
  • Safeguarding Parish Representatives.
  • Choir leaders, if members of the choir are under 18 years of age.
  • Leaders of any parish group with under 18s in attendance.

Queries regarding training please contact: Jacklyn McCarthy | Safeguarding Co-ordinator | Tel: 064-6631168 | Email: