Safeguarding & Protecting Children (SGPC) course
Course cost; £20 members or £25 for non-members
The Safeguarding & Protecting Children course is part of the official CPD menu of courses offered by sportscotland to coaches and sports volunteers. It is the recognised course for Safeguarding and child protection training in sport, it has been developed and certificated by Sports Coach UK; it is a short 3 hour course and covers the following areas:
You will be able to:
- Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- Recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.
Positive feedback on the course:
‘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.’
Anne Tiivas, Director of the Child Protection in Sport Unit
If unable to book on the RCCC course please see the link for other courses facilitated by sport councils and local authorities across Scotland.