The Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport course is for coaches and sports volunteers. It is the recognised course for safeguarding training in sport and has been developed and certificated by sportscotland and Children 1st.  It comprises of an eLearning session

(Module 1), which must be completed first http://sportscotland.info/childwellbeing
(Module 2) followed by a 3-hour face-to-face or virtual course

After module 1 you will be able to:

Understand what is meant by ‘child wellbeing and protection’
Recognise the value of a child-centred approach to child wellbeing and protection
Identify good practice in relation to child wellbeing and protection and how this impacts the sports environment
Recognise the legislative and policy framework around child wellbeing and protection
Identify and respond to possible child wellbeing or protection concerns
Identify the limits of your safeguarding role and know when to get support

 After module 2 will be able to:

Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
Explore barriers that prevent disclosures
Recognise and respond to child wellbeing and child concerns
Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arises

For further information, contact sean.webster@edinburgh.gov.uk or call on 0131 529 7165.

**Please complete module 1 before attending http://sportscotland.info/childwellbeing/ **