Safe Church Training Overview

The Grainery Safe Church Framework forms part of The Grainery’s ongoing commitment to be a safe place for all people, including in all physical, emotional and spiritual environments.

This commitment is part of our vision and mission to operate according to biblical and Christian principles, recognising the unique value and potential of every person.

It is designed to ensure that all persons associated with our church fulfil their

  • pastoral
  • legal
  • organisational, and
  • duty of care obligations,

with the aim of providing a God-honouring, life-giving, harm-free ministry.

Please click on the relevant Ministry below, and follow the instructions carefully in order to complete the training.
If you have any questions, please email safechurch@grainery.org.au, or contact the church office on (02) 4969 5557

Sunday Celebrations

As a volunteer at our Sunday Celebrations, you are required to complete the following two training components:

Step 1:  Watch a short 15 minute training video and electronically acknowledge that you have done so

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign an electronic form, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

You can find both the video and electronic form below. 

Safe Church Training Form: Sunday Celebrations

The training must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Grainery Kids

As a volunteer in our Grainery Kids Ministry, you are required to completed the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Grainery Kids

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Grainery Youth

As a volunteer in our Grainery Youth Ministry, you are required to completed the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Grainery Youth

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Other child related ministries

As a volunteer in other child related ministries – including Mainly Music and Mums & Kids – you are required to completed the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Other Child Related Ministries

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Grainery Young Adults

As a volunteer in our Grainery Young Adults Ministry, you are required to completed the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Grainery Young Adults

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Creative Team

As a volunteer in our Creative Team, you are required to complete the following two training components:

Step 1:  Watch a short 15 minute training video and electronically acknowledge that you have done so

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign an electronic form, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

You can find both the video and electronic form below. 

Safe Church Training Form: Creative Team

The forms must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Connect Group Leaders & Connect Group Support Teams

As a volunteer in our Grainery Connect Groups Ministry, you are required to completed the following four training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Connect Groups

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Become a member of The Grainery Church

Complete by reading and signing the electronic membership form by clicking below.

Church Membership Form

Once completed, the form will be submitted to The Grainery Church’s Executive team and Eldership for approval, and you will receive a confirmation of your responses. You will be contacted upon completion of the membership process.

This membership form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Step 4: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Grainery Family Centre & Prayer Ministry

As a volunteer in our Grainery Family Centre & Prayer Ministry, you are required to completed the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Volunteer only

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC
  • When you receive confirmation of your Volunteer WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign the electronic form below, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

Safe Church Training Form: Grainery Family Centre & Prayer Ministry

This form must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

PRAYER MINISTRY ONLY: you will also need to read the Ministry Guidelines and acknowledge that you have done so. You can read and submit the form below.

Prayer Ministry Guidelines

Once completed, the form/s will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Grainery Care

As a volunteer with Grainery Care, you are required to complete the following two training components:

Step 1:  Watch a short 15 minute training video and electronically acknowledge that you have done so

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign an electronic form, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

You can find both the video and electronic form below. 

Safe Church Training Form: Grainery Care

The training must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

Staff Members and Elders

As a staff member or Elder in the Grainery Church, you are required to complete the following four training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) – 

  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the WWCC (Volunteer version for Elders and Vol Staff)
  • When you receive confirmation of your WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2: Complete form

Read and sign an electronic form, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

You can find both the video and electronic form below. 

Safe Church Training Form: Staff Member and Elders

The training must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your manager/ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

Step 3: Become a member of The Grainery Church

Complete by reading and signing the electronic membership form by clicking below.

Church Membership Form

Once completed, the form will be submitted to The Grainery Church’s Executive team and Eldership for approval, and you will receive a confirmation of your responses. You will be contacted upon completion of the membership process.

The training must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Step 4: Complete the Safe Church Level 2 training

Please note, this training costs $30 to complete. You will be given the option to either pay for this at your own expense or invoice The Grainery Church.


There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.

VIP Team

As a volunteer in our VIP Team, you are required to complete the following three training components:

Step 1: Working with Children Check (WWCC) 

  • Latest legislation means that working with aged or vulnerable populations means you need a WWCC.
  • Visit the WWCC Website
  • Apply for the Volunteer WWCC 
  • When you receive confirmation of your WWCC number, you can come back and complete the remainder of the Safe Church training (the form below requires your WWCC number).

Step 2:  Watch a short 15 minute training video and electronically acknowledge that you have done so

Step 3: Complete form

Read and sign an electronic form, acknowledging that you agree with the various Safe Church training components.

You can find both the video and electronic form below. 

Safe Church Training Form: VIP Team

The training must be completed in one sitting as there is no way to save your progress and return to it at a later time.

Once completed, the form will be submitted to your ministry leader and you will receive a confirmation of your responses.

There is no need for you to return to this page following the completion of the training.