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 Northern Ireland courses are offered by city councils. See link here to Sport NI Calendar. 

In the Republic of Ireland Local Sport Partnerships (LSPs) regularly run safeguarding programmes, we recommend contacting your LSPs to enquire about their next available course. Please see map for your nearest Local Sport Partnership and contact details below

CountyLocal Sport PartnershipWebsite
CarlowCounty Carlow Local Sports Partnershiphttp://carlowsports.ie/
CavanCavan Sports Partnershiphttp://www.cavansportspartnership.ie/Default.aspx?StructureID_str=91&category=training&formId=10
ClareClare Sports Partnershiphttp://www.claresports.ie/education-training/safeguarding/
CorkCork Sports Partnershiphttps://www.corksports.ie/index.cfm/page/codeofethics2
DonegalDonegal Sports Partnershiphttp://www.activedonegal.com/courses/
Dublin CityDublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership
DublinDun Laoghaire - Rathdown Sports Partnershiphttp://www.dlrsportspartnership.ie/news/169-minister-o-donovan-launches-sport-ireland-speak-report
DublinFingal community and leisurehttp://www.fingal.ie/community-and-leisure/sports-and-fitness/sports-officers/
GalwayGalway Sports Partnershiphttp://www.galwayactive.ie/events-calendar.php
KerryKerry recreation & sports partnershiphttp://www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie/training-courses/
KildareKildare sports partnershiphttp://www.kildare.ie/kildaresp/
KilkennyKilkenny recreation & sports partnershiphttp://www.krsp.ie/courses/
LaoisLaoise Sports Partnershiphttps://www.laoissports.ie/courses/
LeitrimLeitrim Sports Partnershiphttp://www.leitrimsports.ie/Training
LimerickLimerick Sports Partnershiphttps://www.limericksports.ie/what-we-do/courses
LongfordLongford Sports Partnershiphttp://www.longfordsports.ie/what-we-do/event-training-courses/
LouthLouth Local Sports Parnershiphttps://louthlsp.com/what-we-do/courses/child-safeguarding-courses/safeguarding-1-basic-awareness-workshop/
MonaghanMonaghan Sports Partnershiphttp://www.monaghansports.ie/?page_id=69
MayoMayo Sports Partnershiphttp://www.mayosports.ie/CoursesandEventsEventsCalendar/
MeathMeath Local Sports Partnershiphttp://www.meathsports.ie/event/safeguarding-1-basic-awareness-in-child-protection-6/
OffalyOffaly Sports Partnershiphttps://www.offalysports.ie/events
RoscommonRoscommon Sports Partnershiphttp://www.rosactive.org/programmes-courses/code-of-ethics/
SligoSligo Sport & recreation partnershiphttps://www.sligosportandrecreation.ie/training/
South Dublin CountySouth Dublin County Sports Partnershiphttp://sdcsp.ie/training/
TipperaryTipperary Sports Partnershiphttp://www.tipperarysports.ie/content/programmes
WaterfordWaterford Sports Partnershiphttps://www.waterfordsportspartnership.ie/events/category/eventbrite-events/
WestmeathWestmeath Sports Partnershiphttp://www.westmeathsports.ie/sports-events-courses/safeguardingtraining/
WexfordSports Active Wexfordhttp://sportsactivewexford.ie/?page_id=12
WicklowWicklow Local Sports Partnershiphttp://www.wicklowlsp.ie/training-education/