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

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Northamptonshire

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

Mar 27 2019

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 28 2019

Webinar – How sport can protect against extremism

Location: Online

This webinar will look at the difference between radicalisation and extremism. It'll also look at the role sport has to play during the grooming process and how we can use education in sport to combat all forms of extremist views. 

Mar 29 2019

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Birmingham

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

 

May 1 2019

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Bristol

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

May 30 2019

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Leyland, Lancashire

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

 

Jun 1 2019

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Newport

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

 

Jun 19 2019

NSPCC conference – How safe are our children? 2019

Location: London

The NSPCC's annual How safe are our children? conference 2019, the theme for this year's event is 'growing up online'.

Jun 25-26 2019

Parents in Sport Week 2019

Location: Nationwide

This year's Parents in Sport Week aims to get even more parents involved in their child's sporting journey. Find out how you can support this national campaign. 

Oct 7-13 2019

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Staffordshire

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

 

Oct 23 2019