The content of these types of safeguarding training will depend upon the specialism of the role concerned.
Who this training is for
Specialist safeguarding is for roles and responsibilities such as:
- designated safeguarding roles, such as lead safeguarding officers and club welfare officers
- those responsible for recruitment of roles working with children
- case management groups
- event management
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What this training should include
This safeguarding training should address the specific needs of the roles concerned. Delivery should include an interactive element.
Importance of interactive training
Interactive training allows delegates to ask questions in a safe environment facilitated by a qualified safeguarding tutor. It also provides the opportunity to discuss specific safeguarding issues that arise during the training.
Who provides training
The NSPCC offers online and face-to-face courses.
National governing bodies (NGBs) of sport may have their own training at club level. There are also a number of local authority courses available, among others.