This one-day course aims to cover safeguarding adults at risk in sport and activity responsibilities for Safeguarding Leads & Welfare Officers. It will explore best practice, the law and how to support implementing safeguarding policies.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone responsible for receiving concerns and making safeguarding referrals in sports and activity organisations at a local or county level.

This could include:

  • Club Safeguarding Leads
  • Club Welfare Leads
  • County Welfare Officers

Aims of Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training: Level 3

  • Learning how to create a safer environment.
  • Defining an adult at risk and abuse.
  • Considering recent safeguarding cases in sport.
  • Understanding types of abuse/signs and signals of abuse.
  • Recognising cause for concern scenarios and understanding when to refer.
  • Identifying levels of response.
  • Understanding the role of the Local Authority.
  • Understanding whistle blowing, writing a report and forensic evidence.

Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training: Level 3 will explore the following areas:

  • Best practice
    This course will 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 and how to encourage and inform others.
  • What to do when you receive a safeguarding concern
    Explore your role in the process and 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 and how to make a referral.
  • Safeguarding and the law
    Identify relevant legislation to safeguarding and activity and discuss how these relate to safeguarding for sports and activity organisations.
  • What can be done in your organisation/club if a case doesn’t meet the local authority’s safeguarding adults thresholds, but you still want to support the person.

Training tailored to you

In addition to Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training: Level 3 we can provide bespoke training to meet your training needs.

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