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Safeguarding Course

Safeguarding Courses 

Sports Ireland information on Sport Ireland Ethics  

Sport Ireland’s remit is to develop and disseminate guidelines and codes of practice promoting best practice for the protection of children in sport consistent with child protection guidance and legislation. In order to advance this function Sport Ireland engages with over 60 autonomous National Governing Bodies of Sport to raise awareness of and promote behaviours to uphold good practice and fair play in all sport

Link: https://www.sportireland.ie/ethics 

Longford LSP  are providing two Safeguarding Course in February 2021 

Safeguarding One 


Safeguarding 1 – Code of Ethics course on Thursday 4th February 6.30pm -9.30pm. This course will be delivered online via Zoom.

to register : https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/safeguarding-1-basic-awareness-workshop-tickets-137427801253

Safeguarding 1 - Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Workshop
All Coaches, Club Children’s Officers (CCO) and Designated Liaison Persons (DLP) must first complete the 3 hour Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Workshop.  This workshop educates participants on the implementation of best practice in safeguarding the welfare of children involved in sport

Safeguarding Two: 


Also Safeguarding 2 – Club Children’s Officer Workshop course to be delivered on Thursday 25th February at 6.30-9.30pm

Register for Safeguarding 1 on Eventbrite via this link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/safeguarding-2-club-childrens-officer-workshop-tickets-137828830743

A person appointed to the role of Club Children’s Officer within a club must have firstly completed Sport Irelands Safeguarding 1 (Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness workshop). They should also complete Sport Irelands Club Children’s Officer 3 hour workshop. The aim of this workshop is to help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out their role 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 .

For further information email sports@longfordcoco.ie