Safeguarding Training

Courses

Republic of Ireland

Safeguard 1: Basic Awareness, safeguarding children in sport. 

Safeguard 2: Club Childrens Officer

Safeguard 3: Designated Liaison Person.

Northern Ireland

Safeguarding Children and Young People in Sport

Designated Safeguarding Children's Officer

Refresher Course

The Safeguard 1 refresher course is for those who have attended an initial face to face Safeguard 1. 

This is a free course created by Sport Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.
The face to face qualification expires after 3 years and the refresher course can be completed to update the qualification.
Link to SAFEGUARD 1 REFRESHER HERE. 
This can be done after 3 years twice (after 3 years and after 6 years from the original course)  at which point a face to face course should be attended again.

WHO NEEDS TO COMPLETE SAFEGUARD TRAINING

Safeguard 1: Anyone who will be in regular and continuous contact with junior athletes (under 18).
Safeguard 2: Club Childrens Officer.(Must complete Safeguard 1 first).
Safeguard 3: Club Designated Person. (Must complete Safeguard 1 first).

Where can you complete the training

In the Republic of Ireland courses are offered by Local Sports Partnerships.
In Northern Ireland courses are offered by city councils. See link here to Sport NI Calendar.