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Safeguarding in Sport

The Safeguarding in Sport eLearning course is designed to share education around safeguarding, how you can stay safe, and of course, keep your participants safe.

By taking this course, you will:

  • Understand the importance of safeguarding and its key principles.
  • Take a look at key legislation which impacts the children, young and vulnerable people.
  • Explore examples of poor practice.
  • Understand types of abuse.
  • Understand DBS checks and what they entail.
  • Determine key ways to keep your sport safe.
  • Understand how to respond to concerns and take appropriate action.
  • Understand the importance of following correct reporting procedures.
When you complete this course, you will earn a certificate.

What others have said about our courses

‘A fantastic course with insightful and relevant learning throughout, backed up by fantastic resources that can be utilised immediately.

Nick Edwards - Welsh Rugby Union Integrity Coordinator

topics Covered


Think about the correct ways to supervise young people in your care


Understand the DBS checking procedure and what they entail


Consider the importance of following the correct reporting procedures

Action Plan

Start building a safeguarding Action Plan and consider steps you can adopt straight away

Author spotlight

Lindsey is a former teacher with a PGCE in Secondary Education and is a qualified Coach Educator working with Sport Wales and UK Coaching for 12 years.  Having spent 10 years working within Disability and Paralympic Sport, Lindsey’s specialist areas are Inclusion, Safeguarding and Equality. 

As a training consultant Lindsey works with organisations to create and deliver bespoke training courses and content.  When she isn’t creating training courses, Lindsey’s husband and two little girls keep her busy, as well as Rosie their pet tortoise.


Lindsey Chaplin