Safe Ministry with Children Refresher Training for Lay Workers and Facilitators. 

Lay Worker Refresher Training for Facilitators: 

Carers, parents or guardians of children and vulnerable adults (children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, children and adults experiencing domestic and family violence, children and young people) should be able to expect the same degree of understanding of safe ministry care at all Uniting Churches in Queensland. All people working with children and vulnerable adults must complete Safe Ministry with Children (SMC) training before commencing a role and must maintain currency of training to remain compliant with legislation. Refresher training for SMC Training Facilitators must occur annually. This course covers the Refresher Training requirements to be completed by Facilitators, which will enable Facilitators to remain current with legislation and continue to deliver training to Lay Workers. In order to complete this Refresher Training, the Lay Worker Refresher Quiz for Facilitators must be completed, as well as the documents: Mandatory Reporting for Lay Workers; and Statement of Personal Commitment must be completed and signed. Training Facilitators must also provide evidence of having facilitated at least one Safe Ministry with Children Training session in the last 12 months. 

Ministry Agent refresher Training for Facilitators: 

Carers, parents or guardians of children and vulnerable adults (children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, children and adults experiencing domestic and family violence, children and young people) should be able to expect the same degree of understanding of safe ministry care at all Uniting Churches in Queensland. All people working with children and vulnerable adults must complete Safe Ministry with Children (SMC) training before commencing a role and must maintain currency of training to remain compliant with legislation. Refresher training for SMC Training Facilitators must occur annually. This course covers the Refresher Training requirements to be completed by Facilitators, which will enable Facilitators to remain current with legislation and continue to deliver training to Ministry Agents. In order to complete this Refresher Training, the Ministry Agent Refresher Quiz for Facilitators must be completed, as well as the documents: Mandatory Reporting  for Ministry AgentsObligations for Ministry Agents; and Ministry Agent Statement of Commitment must be completed and signed. Training Facilitators must also provide evidence of having facilitated at least one Safe Ministry with Children Training session in the last 12 months. 

Refresher Training for Ministry Agents: 

Carers, parents or guardians of children and vulnerable adults (children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, children and adults experiencing domestic and family violence, children and young people) should be able to expect the same degree of understanding of safe ministry care at all Uniting Churches in Queensland. All people working with children and vulnerable adults are required to completed Safe Ministry with Children (SMC) training prior to commencing a role working within the church; and to maintain currency of training in order to remain compliant with current legislation.  Compulsory SMC training is required to be undertaken annually for all Ministry Agents.  If accessing this course on Moodle, the course can be completed via the Ministry Agent Refresher Quiz, or the Assignment.  The documents Ministry Agent Statement of CommitmentMandatory Reporting Process for Ministry Agents; and Obligations for Ministry Agents must also be completed and signed, in order to complete this Refresher Training. 

Please note that Ministry Agents can also complete this course (Ministry Agent module 1) online via ULearn. Email: learning@ucaqld.com.au to register or access ULearn. 


Refresher Training for Lay Workers: 

Carers, parents or guardians of children and vulnerable adults (children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, children and adults experiencing domestic and family violence, children and young people) should be able to expect the same degree of understanding of safe ministry care at all Uniting Churches in Queensland. All people working with children and vulnerable adults are required to completed Safe Ministry with Children (SMC) training prior to commencing a role within the church; and to maintain currency of training in order to remain compliant with current legislation.  Compulsory SMC training is required to be undertaken bi-annually for all Lay Workers. 

Lay Worker Refresher Training is a pre-requisite course for Lay Worker Training Module 2

Lay Worker refresher Training can be completed completely online, via completing the Refresher Training Quiz and complete and sign the Mandatory Reporting process for Lay Workers, as well as a Personal Statement of Commitment. Alternately the resources can be printed and completed separately. You may wish to revise the full Training Module 1, which has been included in this Refresher Training. 

*Depending upon the church or presbytery role that you hold, you may be required to complete additional modules such as Module 3,5,6 or 7 as well.