Seeking Expressions of Interest for Safeguarding 1 Course (Online)

We are now seeking expression of Interest for the Sport Ireland Safeguarding 1 Course Online. This course is 3 hours long and is recognised by all Sporting Bodies and Local Sports Partnerships. All attendees will receive their Sport Ireland Safeguarding Certificate which will be valid for 5 years.

The course is designed for coaches, officials, volunteers, staff and committee members who are engaged with children, young people and vulnerable adults in sport on a regular basis. This workshop educates participants on the implementation of best practice in safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in sport. Attendees must be 16 years of age or greater to attend the course.

For those who have competed a Safeguarding 1 previously which has expired, you can now renew their training online through Sport Ireland’s/Sport Northern Ireland’s Online Safeguarding Refresher Courses.

Sport Ireland also have created, The Sport Ireland Safe Sport app. Which is an information and guidance tool for everyone involved in sport for children, young people and vulnerable adults. The app is aimed at creating greater awareness and understanding about safeguarding and best practice principles in children’s and vulnerable adults sport. Link for further information and how to download here

Please contact the office ([email protected]) to express your interest in attending the safeguarding 1 course, and for any further details about the course. The deadline to express your interest is Monday 31st of May.