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Safeguarding support for those involved in junior golf

Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshop

This UKCoaching interactive online classroom will help you recognise and respond to concerns a child may be experiencing, or be at risk of experiencing, harm, neglect, or abuse.

You will learn the importance of person-centred care and taking an individualised approach to your coaching practice, that puts the child or young person at the heart of every session.

UK Coaching works in partnership with the NSPCC and CPSU to regularly review and develop the course content and materials to ensure the learning content, guidance and delivery is current.

Cost of Workshop – FUNDING may be available please contact your Development Officer to discuss

Attendees must be 18 years or older

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Safeguarding Online Refresher Training

It is recommended that individuals working with children refresh their safeguarding training at least every 3 years. Those who need renew their training now have the option of attending another face to face SPC workshop, or undertaking the new SportsCoach UK ‘Renewal: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport’ eLearning course. Wales Golf will accept the online refresher for funding purposes, PGA professionals will receive 10 CPD points for completing the online training, and 3 CPD points are awarded by the GCMA to a Secretary or Manager.

You can choose any one out of the 3 options depending on your personal preference and environment you are delivering.  To access the course and find out more please click here

The course is £25.00 and takes 1 ½ hours.  You can enter and leave the course at your convenience and on completion you will be emailed your certificate.

Time to Listen for Club Welfare Officers in Golf

This UKCoaching interactive online classroom will give you an essential understanding of what is required of welfare officers that are responsible for managing and reporting concerns about children, and for putting into place procedures to safeguard children, ensuring that you have the practical knowledge required to take a child-focused approach and excel in the role.

You will also learn about the importance of building relationships and trust with the key people that you’ll be working with, essential to working with colleagues to safeguard children effectively.

Through interactive scenarios featuring people from different sports and activities, you will also practise your decision-making in a safe and supportive environment, enabling you to explore some possible consequences of your decisions. This will help to prepare you to act in similar scenarios as a welfare officer, giving you crucial confidence in your ability to act in each child’s best interest.

Cost of Workshop – FUNDING may be available please contact your Development Officer to discuss

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Adult Safeguarding Courses (Ann Craft Trust)

An Introduction to Safeguarding Adults in Wales- eLearning 

It is ideal for those who live or work in Wales with adults or where adults are present, from the care sector and charities to sport and activity organisations, this course is the first step to understanding safeguarding adults at risk.

It’s designed for people who are new to safeguarding or working with adults at risk and those looking to assess their safeguarding knowledge. It covers the essential information you need to know relating to safeguarding adults, how to recognise abuse, respond and report appropriately when a concern is raised.

The course consists of two modules. It covers what adult abuse is, how to recognise the signs and how to report a concern. It is interactive and includes video, quizzes, downloads and scenarios to help you understand and learn about keeping people safe.

When you have finished both modules, you will receive a certificate of completion which will be issued in your chosen language.

This course costs £25 per person.

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Adult Safeguarding Courses (Ann Craft Trust)

Essential Training for Club Welfare/Safeguarding Officers

This training covers the essentials for safeguarding adults in sport and activity clubs for Club Welfare/Safeguarding Officers.

By the end of the course, participants will understand:

  • The role and responsibilities of the Club Welfare Officer
  • Why we need to safeguard adults in sport and activity.
  • How to Identify poor practice and types of abuse and neglect.
  • How to respond and deal with concerns about adults.
  • Where to go for further information and advice on safeguarding adults. 

 This is all underpinned by understanding how we can create a safer culture.

For those with no previous safeguarding adults training, we would recommend completing the Introductory Training prior to attending this course.

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    Expression of Interest

    • Club template Child Safeguarding Policy and Procedures 2023
    • Club template Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures 2023
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