The course enrolment period is how long a person has access to their online course. This is 6 months and is visible in the Dashboard of the safe ministry account under Course Expiry. The course enrolment period does not affect when a person’s training expires, only when their access to their online course expires. Once … Read more Course enrolment period and Training expiry date – what’s the difference?
We occasionally get complaints about how our website forces people to choose complex passwords. But our website holds thousands of peoples personal details, and the security of that data may be only as good as your password choice. Weak passwords are the most common source of data breaches that place you in a position of … Read more Choosing a strong password
A leader should avoid being left alone one-on-one with a vulnerable person. It is always recommended to have at least two adult leaders present at every ministry event/program. Suggested supervision ratios for low risk onsite events are: preschoolers 1:5 primary age 1:7 youth and vulnerable adults 1:10 (Note: Due to the variation in support needs … Read more Supervision Ratios
A webinar is a live, web-based video conference that uses the internet to connect the individual (or multiple individuals) hosting the webinar to an audience of viewers and listeners from all over. Hosts can show themselves speaking, show slideshows or demonstrations. Participants do not need any special equipment to attend our webinars – a tablet … Read more What is a webinar?
Email is a great tool and easy to use, but spammers and spreaders of malware have made email a challenge to deliver reliably. The Safe Ministry Training system uses email extensively to communicate with participants in our courses, so it can be very inconvenient for all concerned if you are not receiving the emails we … Read more Make sure you receive our emails
All online ‘member-type’ websites require their users to have a unique identifier when they register or create an account on the website. On our Training website, this is your email address. Why use the email address rather than something else? Mainly because: You need an email address to use the online training system, so everyone … Read more Why do I need a unique email address?
A person must complete their online training including the webinar within 3 years and 1 month from their last training. The one month extra is a grace period and should not be taken unless absolutely necessary. It is important to keep in mind that at busy times of the year, it may take 2-3 weeks … Read more How does the one month grace period work with online training?
Yes, it’s available on the Resources page of the Safe Ministry Training site (https://safeministry.training/resources/)
Webinars are generally offered 5-7 times per month, based on demand. It is mostly provided in evenings and some Saturday mornings
At regular points throughout the training, there are opportunities to contact the PSU. This may include the need for pastoral support, to make a report or to raise something about the training. For Online Assistants, it’s best to let the participant contact the PSU directly rather than you doing this on their behalf. If you … Read more How can I contact the PSU if I need to during online training?