Level two coaches and above are required to undertake training in safeguarding at least every three years, as follows:
- Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshop (coaches without previous safeguarding training). For more guidance click HERE, to enrol onto the workshop click HERE
- Renewal: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport (coaches with previous safeguarding training). For more guidance click HERE, to enrol onto the workshop click HERE
The training will:
Identify and recognise good practice and the implications for your coaching.
Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response.
Recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse.
Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.
Coaches in regular contact with young people (under 18s) have a responsibility to conduct a DBS check. Regular contact is defined as either:
- four times a month
- During overnight stays
DBS checks can be applied for by contacting Volleyball England on 01509 227722 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please visit the 'Apply for a DBS' page of the website.