This course covers safeguarding adults at risk for NGBs and sports organisations in Wales.
We’ll explore best practice, the law, how to report and respond to safeguarding concerns and the importance of effective safeguarding policies and procedures.
To book your place, please complete the form below.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone responsible for receiving concerns and making safeguarding referrals in NGBs and Sports Organisations in Wales.
If you are from another home nation, please contact ACT to discuss your training needs.
This course will be delivered in English
The course will take place across four 1.5 hour online sessions.
- Monday 11th January 2021
- Tuesday 12th January 2021
- Monday 18th January 2021
- Tuesday 19th January 2021
Each course will take place 10.00 am – 11.30 am.
There will be small group work and a small amount of reading/thinking between sessions
Please note that you must be available to attend each session to get the full training.
We only have space for 13 delegates, so book now to avoid disappointment!
This course is free for Sport Wales funded NGBs. For anyone else wanting to attend, there is a charge of £15 per module, so a total cost of £60.
Aims of Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training: Level 3
- Learn how to create a safer environment.
- Define an adult at risk
- Understand types of abuse, and the signs and signals of abuse.
- Have knowledge of the safeguarding legislation and the Wales Safeguarding Procedures
- Recognise cause for concern scenarios and understand when to refer.
- Consider recent safeguarding cases in sport.
- Identify responsibilities of sports organisations in safeguarding scenarios
- Understand the role of the Local Authority.
Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training: Level 3 will explore the following areas:
- Best practice.
We’ll use case studies and examples of scenarios in sports organisations to demonstrate safeguarding best practice.
- Implementing safeguarding policies.
Learn how to implement safeguarding policies throughout your organisation. Also learn how to encourage and inform others.
- What to do when you receive a safeguarding concern.
Explore your role in the process. Learn how you should respond to a concern reported to you.
- Making a safeguarding ‘referral’.
Learn how to support the coach or volunteer who has the concern. Find out how to make a referral to the relevant authorities.
- Safeguarding and the law.
Identify relevant legislation to safeguarding in activity. Discuss how these relate to safeguarding for sports and activity organisations.
We’ll also explore what you can do if a case doesn’t meet the local authority’s safeguarding adults’ thresholds, but you still want to support the person and the organisation may have responsibilities to act to prevent further harm.