There are just four places left on the last funded Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop delivered by UK Coaching. The final workshop with availability, takes place next Wednesday 24 March from 18:30.
12 funded courses have taken place across the UK with over 150 coaches completing the workshops so far.
The last places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Register here for one of the places. Once this course is full, it will be a coach's responsibility to fund their own workshop.
From 1 June 2021 coach’s:
In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, for active coaches to remained licensed, depending on who they coach, they will need to complete the following requirements.
Following attendance at a workshop, there is a three-year cycle of safeguarding training for those coaching children and young people. Alternating between a tutor-led course and an online refresher module.
There are a variety of courses available and if you have an existing certificate for a course you have undertaken in the last three years, this may be acceptable. Please contact Peter Brooke on firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your certificate for confirmation so that this can be added to your qualifications.
In Scotland, coaches must complete the Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sports (CWPS) course.
This course has two steps both of which must be completed for an SOA coach to be qualified in their Safeguarding training.