Training and 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 
Catch up with free recordings, presentations and other resources from online events hosted by the CPSU.

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

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Norwich

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

 

Sep 14 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Essex

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

Jul 3 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Gillingham, Kent

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

Jun 28 2017

How safe are our children? conference 2017

Location: London

The How safe are our children? conference provides child protection professionals with the opportunity to debate, question and share insights. Early-bird discount ends 10 March.

Jun 21-22 2017

Webinar – Young people in positions of trust in sport

Location: Online

A CPSU webinar looking at issues arising for young people, their club or organisation and other children when a young person makes the move from participant to undertaking a formal role in sport.

May 25 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Loughborough

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

May 13 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers (CWO) in North Yorkshire. CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously.

May 10 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Lincoln

A 3-hour Time to Listen course for club welfare officers in Lincolnshire who've previously attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop.

May 9 2017

ACT seminar – Safeguarding adults in sport and activity

Location: Nottingham

This one-day Ann Craft Trust seminar is suitable for safeguarding adults champions at all levels – from board members to safeguarding and welfare leads.

May 9 2017

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Brighton

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

May 2 2017