Child protection in sport - online course

Last updated: 04 Sep 2018

An online introductory safeguarding course for anyone who has infrequent contact with children in a sports organisation

Gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you’re working or volunteering with in sports activities.

Working at your own pace, this introductory elearning course will help you recognise, report and record concerns about a child.


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£20 per person
Approximately 3 hour online training course

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Course content

Working at your own pace, you’ll learn how to:

  • recognise possible abuse
  • respond appropriately
  • report your concerns
  • record what you’ve seen.

How the online course works

Each section takes about 30-45 minutes to complete, followed by five questions. At the end of each section you’ll be given a full explanation of the correct and incorrect answers.

The course includes:

  • teaching pages
  • film clips
  • audio recordings
  • reflective tasks
  • interactive learning activities and quizzes

You have access to the course for one year following purchase and once you've successfully completed it you can download a personalised certificate of achievement.

This course is CPD certified.

Who's this course for?

The course is for anyone working or volunteering in sport who comes into contact with children and young people. For those who have regular contact with children such as sports coaches this can provide a useful precursor for more advanced face-to-face safeguarding training that is appropriate, and in some cases mandatory, for their role.

People who have taken this course include:

  • volunteers
  • guide leaders
  • community leisure officers
  • sports development officers
  • people working in children’s tourism and leisure

Technical requirements

Child protection in sport - online course will work in most browsers, though we recommend that you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari or Firefox. You will need to make sure your browser is up to date for the course to run.

This course can be taken on PCs and Macs, as well as iPads or other tablet devices. Please note, we are unable to provide full technical support for tablet users.

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  • clearing your cache
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  • turning off private browsing
  • turning off your pop-up blocker.

If your course was purchased before 31 August 2018, then the latest version of Adobe Flash Player may be required to access it.

Contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk if you have any questions.


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£20 per person
Approximately 3 hour online training course

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Reviews

"A very good interactive course that checks and challenges your thoughts and understanding. I would recommend this course to others either to recap on knowledge or for people new to safeguarding."

Athlete Services Manager, British Paralympics Association

"This course has helped me be more alert and aware of my role in protecting children."

Anonymous

Other courses

Child protection: an introduction - online course

Child protection in schools - online course 

Introduction to safeguarding and child protection 


Buy now

£20 per person
Approximately 3 hour online training course

Bought this course before 31 August 2018 and need to take it? Sign in now

Bought this course after 31 August 2018? Sign in to access