What is a webinar?

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

How does the one month grace period work with online training?

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 can I contact the PSU if I need to during online training?

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

Can I successfully complete the training on a smartphone?

You can complete the self-paced components of the training on a smartphone or mobile device, although this will depend on an individual’s preference and the actual device used. However, do not attend the live webinar on a smartphone. Webinars are interactive sessions and you will not successfully complete a webinar on these smaller devices (you will be … Read more

Receiving your certificate when training is complete

For face-to-face training, certificates will be emailed directly to participants with a note reminding them to forward it through to their Safe Ministry Representative and to record when they are next due to participate in training. For online training courses, once attendance and participation at the final component of the course (a live webinar) is … Read more

How do I access the online training after I’ve created my account?

The process of creating an account and purchasing enrolment in course(s) is set out here. Once you have set up your Safe Ministry Training account and have your log-in details, you log in and then purchase access to the training course you need. Then, access the page called My Dashboard which will have all the … Read more

Can two or more attend a webinar together on one device?

It is very important that you attend the webinar as an individual, and not as part of a group using one device. This is because of the interactive nature of the event, and how we record each individual’s interaction in the session. That said, a group of people can gather at a suitable venue to … Read more

Attending a webinar on your iPad

Tips on having a great webinar on your iPad First things first: Make sure the iPad you are using has the current version of the Adobe Connect app installed. This is free and available in the iTunes App Store. Make sure your confirmation email for the webinar is available on the same device. Make sure … Read more