Safeguarding 2 - 23rd March 2022
A person appointed to the Club Children’s Officer position in a club must have completed the Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness workshop and should complete the NEW Club Children’s Officer 3 hour Training Course. This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer Action Planning document as part of the training.
Safeguarding 2 - Club Children's Officer
23rd March 2022
Online via Zoom
Mayo Sports Partnership facilitates Safeguarding Training courses for people working with young people in sport throughout Mayo. The courses are for the benefit of everyone involved in children’s sport e.g. coaches, parents/guardians, sports leaders.
By following the principles, policy and practical guidelines contained in the Code, sports leaders are playing their part in providing an enjoyable and safe environment in which children can learn and thrive.
This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer action planning document as part of the training. On completion of the course attendees should . . .
(a) Be aware of necessary legislation regarding child protection.
(b) Know what is required of their role as a Club Children’s Officer.
(c) Understand the policies and procedures that the club needs to implement for best practice.
Participants attending Safeguarding 2 Basic Awareness workshop must be over 16 years of age, however, parent/guardian must provide letter granting permission to attend.
*Due to COVID-19, Sport Ireland have set up the Safeguarding 2 Childrens Officer in Sport course online.
Courses will now take place via an online platform which will be forwarded to applicants in advance of the course. The course is certified, it will have the same content and tutor delivering.
The course has been piloted and we hope you will enjoy this interactive workshop as you would our face to face workshops. The cost of the course is €15.
Important Notice for those from Non Mayo Clubs
Please note that priority attendance on this course is for sports volunteers from Mayo. If from outside the county please contact your own Local Sports Partnership see https://www.sportireland.ie/participation/lsp-contact-finder to find out details of courses there. A place may only be allocated to someone outside the county if a place becomes available. To express interest to be on a waiting list contact us at 094-9064360. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BOOKING LINK.
To book a place on this course, which is limited to 16 attendees, please click on this link