Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity Training

ACT courses incorporate a range of training methods and resources to meet the needs of the delegates including presentations, small groupwork, single and multiagency groupwork, case studies, quizzes, DVDs and plenary sessions. Our trainers are experienced at training delivery and will be able to adapt training materials to meet specific needs on the day as necessary e.g. consideration re: selection of groups, adapting a presentation to a groupwork discussion etc. Action plans will include specific areas of work to be developed with timescales and outcomes.

See an outline of our couses below or download our Safeguarding Adults in Sport Training Outlines (PDF).

 

Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity: Level 1


This course is aimed at:

Team managers, Coaches and Volunteers with direct responsibility for players’ welfare

Course topics:
What is Safeguarding?
Indicators of concern and types of abuse
Your role within safeguarding
How to make a safeguarding ‘alert’
You and the law

Content will include;
• Sport’s responsibilities in relation to safeguarding (organisational, local and legislative)
• How to recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse and factors affecting risk of abuse
• Identifying the types of abuse
• Defining poor practice
• Determining the actions to take to safeguard an adult at risk.

For more information about level 1 training please email Nicola Dean (ACT Safeguarding in Sport Manager) at n.dean@nottingham.ac.uk or call 0115 951 5400.


Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity: Level 2


This course is aimed at:

Club Safeguarding Leads and Club Welfare Officers, County Welfare Officers

Course topics:
Best practice around Safeguarding in Sport
Safeguarding and the law
What to do when you receive an ‘alert’ from a coach/volunteer
How to support the ‘alerter’ and make a safeguarding ‘referral’
Implementing safeguarding policies

Content will include;
• Definition of an adult at risk
• Definitions of abuse
• Raising awareness of abuse with customers
• Statistics
• Recent safeguarding cases in sport
• Types of abuse/signs and signals of abuse
• Cause for concern scenarios –when to refer?
• Levels of response
• The role of the Local Authority
• Case study – Emma
• Whistle blowing/Writing a report/forensic evidence
• Creating a safer environment

For more information about level 2 training please email Nicola Dean (ACT Safeguarding in Sport Manager) at n.dean@nottingham.ac.uk or call 0115 951 5400.

 

Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity: Level 3


This course is aimed at:

Lead NGB Officers, NGB Board and Senior Management

Course topics:
Safeguarding Law including the Mental Capacity Act and Care Act
Your role within the ‘referral’ process
Recruitment and disciplinary processes
Designing and implementing safeguarding policy
Ensuring best practice in ‘safeguarding’ within organisations

Content will include;
• Looking at the leadership role through consistent demonstration of best practice
• Best practice in the investigation of complaints and allegations
• How to keep adults at risk safe in sport and how to ensure that staff demonstrate best practice
• How to ensure plans and targets are embedded at a strategic level
• Contractual arrangements that adhere to Safeguarding Adults policy and procedure
• Involvement of adults at risk in the evaluation and development of services.

We carry out peer supervision on all of our trainers to offer constructive feedback and ensure high standards of training.
Each training course is evaluated by course participants, the commissioning agency and the trainer and these evaluations are collated with follow up discussion with all concerned as appropriate. Where appropriate, participants will complete pre and post course evaluations and knowledge gaps will be identified and shared with their managers to contribute to their continuing professional development.

For more information about level 3 training please email Nicola Dean (ACT Safeguarding in Sport Manager) at n.dean@nottingham.ac.uk or call 0115 951 5400.

 

Book a course or find out more


To book a course or find out more about the courses we offer, get in touch today.

Call us: 0115 951 5400

Or email us: ann-craft-trust@nottingham.ac.uk

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