Training and certification

Training requirements and recommendations

  Name Size (MB) Updated
Safeguarding training Safeguarding training 0.16 07/07/2020

£30-40 - CPSU - Time to Listen

Time to Listen is a 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers. The workshop will:

  • describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environment
  • explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
  • apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice

FREE - I'm involved – e-learning course

This e-learning course will guide you through why, what and how to effectively involve children and young people in decisions that affect them. It should take around 20/30 minutes to complete. 


£30-35 - Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshops

‘The “Safeguarding and Protecting Children” workshops and resource meet the key safeguarding learning needs of coaches and other sports staff and volunteers. The NSPCC and its Child Protection in Sport Unit fully support the new workshop and resources to help organisations and individuals to act to make sport the best it can be for current and future generations.’


£13.99 - Online Safeguarding Refresher Course

Developed in partnership with the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), the ‘Renewal: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport’eLearning course is a convenient way for you to refresh, consolidate and update your understanding of safeguarding at a time to suit you. This should only be completed following attendance at the face to face course above.

The NSPCC Helpline

Tel: 0808 800 5000

24 hour free and confidential telephone Helpline

NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit

Tel: 01162 469 085

The website is designed for use by anyone involved in sport or child protection.The Child Protection in Sport Unit is a specialist unit jointly funded by the NSPCC and Sport England.


Tel: 0800 1111

Free national telephone helpline for children 24 hrs


Tel: 0207 730 3300

An organisation committed to helping prevent child bullying

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