Training and events

Develop your knowledge and skills in safeguarding and protecting children and young people in sport with CPSU webinars, conferences and other training events.

There are currently no formal qualifications specifically for safeguarding children in sport. However, a number of organisations have developed courses to help you and your team to keep children safe. Whether you're a beginner or a specialist, we can point you in the right direction:


CPSU and NSPCC training

CPSU webinars 
Sign up for our free webinars or catch up with recordings, presentations and other resources from previous online events.

NSPCC training and consultancy 
Grow your child-protection knowledge and skills with CPD-certified courses delivered by our experts nationwide and online. These include the Child protection in sport course, an online introductory safeguarding course for anyone who has infrequent contact with children in a sports organisation. 

Upcoming courses & events

NSPCC safer recruitment training

Location: London

During this NSPCC safer recruitment face-to-face training course in London, you will develop skills and techniques to protect children and young people.

Mar 28 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Harrogate

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Harrogate, run by North Yorkshire Sport. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

Mar 27 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Norwich

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Norwich. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

Mar 22 2018

Safeguarding children in the digital age

Location: London

This national conference from Children and Young People Now aims to provide an all-round grasp of the principal dangers, and equip professionals with the understanding, skills and confidence to enable children and young people to stay safe in the digital age.

Mar 22 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Wolverhampton University

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Wolverhampton. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

Mar 15 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Ashford, Kent

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Ashford. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

Mar 15 2018

NSPCC safer recruitment training

Location: Leeds

During this NSPCC safer recruitment face-to-face training course in Leeds you will develop skills and techniques to protect children and young people.

Feb 20 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: University of Brighton

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Brighton by Active Sussex. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

Jan 30 2018

NSPCC safer recruitment training

Location: Leicester

During this NSPCC safer recruitment face-to-face training course in Leicester you will develop skills and techniques to protect children and young people.

Jan 26 2018