The course is designed to raise awareness of best practice for safeguarding children in football, and to ensure that everyone recognises their moral and legal responsibilities when working with children.
It supports participants to create fun, safe and positive football environments, and makes sure that people know how to report concerns about a child's welfare.
The course supports The FA's strategic goals to raise standards across the game.
Who is this course for?
This course is mandatory for all coaches, welfare officers, referees (over 16 years).
Anyone else over the age of 16, and who is interested in learning about safeguarding, is welcome to participate.
- Minimum Age: 16 Years
- Course Duration: 3 Hours
- Pre-requisites: None
The course is 3 hours, with both theory and practical elements.
On completion of the course candidates should be able to:
- State the reasons why sport needs to address safeguarding issues
- Identify and apply good practice principles to football
- Recognise signs, symptoms and forms of abuse.
For more information on any of our coach education courses contact the Development Team on 0114 261 5500