Training courses

We draw from current research and from our own experience as practitioners.


Our reviews will help you embed best practice across your organisation, to ensure that everyone can participate safely and free from the risk of harm.


We have a host of resources available to assist you in achieving best practice in safeguarding adults in sport


The most relevant and up-to-date safeguarding adults in sport information.

Safeguarding adults is a responsibility for every sport and physical activity organisation. Getting this right will ensure a wider participation in sport or physical activity and ensure safe access for everyone.

Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity is a project funded by Sport England, Sport Wales and UK Sport to help National Governing Bodies, Active Partnerships, regional partnerships and sport and activity organisations to develop best practice in safeguarding adults at risk.

Tailor made courses based 
on world-leading research

We’ll tailor our safeguarding adults in sport training courses to meet your unique requirements. Our experienced trainers will work closely with you from the initial consultation right through to the last evaluation.


We'll tailor our courses to meet your unique safeguarding training needs.


We've been involved in the development of new and innovative training for professionals across the UK.

Research Based

We're involved in many research projects, so we'll bring you the most relevant and up-to-date safeguarding information.

Meet Nicola, One Of Our Safeguarding Adults in Sport Leads

Nicola’s post is funded by Sport England and was the first of its kind in the UK. Key priorities are reviewing and developing services in relation to adults at risk in sport and identifying, planning and implementing new initiatives in line with current practice. In addition, Nicola develops and delivers a training strategy, offers advice and information to sport and activity organisations and represents the sector at key consultations nationally.

In her spare time Nicola is a ski buddy for adults with learning disabilities and has seen some of the benefits and challenges facing adults at risk taking part in sport.

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All of our upcoming safeguarding training opportunities, seminars, conferences, participation forums, and more.

Safeguarding Adults in Sport eLearning Courses

This course covers the essential criteria for setting out policy, practice and procedures in a club environment in England. The content includes legislative information in England, and it also offers further links to information pertaining to legislation and governance for all four nations. The module includes video, podcasts and assessments to test you throughout. On completion you will receive a certificate.

Find out more about our online safeguarding adults in sport training

The Safeguarding Adults in Sport Framework

This online tool supports all sports organisations to implement best practice in safeguarding adults. We developed the Safeguarding Adults in Sport Framework to develop standards for safeguarding adults in the sport and activity sector. We aim to establish and promote best practice to support continual development.

Start your online safeguarding adults in sport assessment today

Explore our pioneering research

As a leading authority in safeguarding adults in sport, we want to live in a world where people can enjoy sport safely, and free from the risk of abuse.

Through pioneering training, practice reviews and contributing to world-leading research, we support organisations to safeguard adults in sport and minimise the risk of harm.

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Our work is dedicated to key issues affecting adults and young people at risk including forced marriage, financial abuse, sexual exploitation and disability hate crime. Your donation will help fund essential research, training and consultation to recognise, understand, and address these issues.

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