Safeguarding & Protecting

Course Overview

Approximate completion time: 180 minutes.
Suitable for: Coaches, helpers, chaperones aged 16+ who haven't yet attended safeguarding.

This training is mandatory for all those working with children and young people in a club registered with Scottish Gymnastics.

This is a three hour face to face group module, which is designed to raise awareness on issues surrounding the protection of children and young people within sport and covers topics such as: duty of care, good/inappropriate practice, recognising signs and indicators of abuse/poor practice, how to respond and pass on concerns. You will be introduced to the SG Code of Practice for Coaches & Officials, which is designed to help protect you as a coach/helper working with children. The minimum age to register on this course is 16.

Please note this award is valid for 3 years from date of attendance.

If you have any questions please email the team directly safeguarding@scottishgymnastics.org 

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