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: Coventry

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Covenrty, run by Coventry and North Warwickshire Sports Club.

Apr 26 2018

Professionals breaking the silence – NSPCC workshop

Location: London

An NSPCC workshop for professionals to share best practices for recognising and responding to disclosures from children. 

Apr 26 2018

Sport Resolutions annual conference 2018

Location: London

This annual conference brings together sport and law professionals to debate the big issues that create conflict within sport.

May 3 2018

Time to Listen training – multi-sport

Location: Norfolk

A 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers in Norfolkrun by Active Norfolk.

May 30 2018

NSPCC How safe are our children? conference

Location: London

The NSPCC's annual conference for professionals. This year's event focuses on solutions for keeping children safe in a world where the boundaries between online and ‘real life’ are increasingly blurred.

Jun 20-21 2018

Webinar – Safeguarding LGBT young people in sport

Location: Online

We’ll look at how and why LGBT young people are additionally vulnerable to abuse, and what sports organisations can do to safeguard LGBT young people.  

Jun 20 2018