Who is this Aimed at:
This course is for those that wish to support their club by becoming a welfare officer. Head coaches may attend the course for information purposes but are not allowed to be a welfare officer.
What To Expect:
This is an informative course around the roles and responsibilities of a welfare officer and all those involved within their work.
Virtual classroom course delivered over three modules.
Please note to join the course you must do so on a laptop or computer. Unfortunately, mobile devices do not support the platform functionality and you will not be able to fully engage with the course. If a mobile device is your only option, please contact your course organiser as this will affect your ability to take part in the online course.
What Resources Are Included:
You will receive:
- Time to Listen workbook
- Pre-course virtual training video
- British Gymnastics reporting safeguarding & child protection concerns flowchart
- Case scenarios
- PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation
- PDF certificate
- Electronic course evaluation
By the end of the course you will be able to:
1. Identify what a club welfare officer does
2. Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred
3. Explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
4. Apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice
How Will I Be Assessed:
There is no formal assessment for this course.
How Long Before I Get Qualified:
If you have provided British Gymnastics with a copy of a recognised safeguarding & protecting children certificate within the last 3 years, you will receive the Time to Listen accreditation and a certificate will be sent to you at the end of the course.
If British Gymnastics does not have evidence of a current safeguarding & protecting children certificate, your Time to Listen accreditation will be on hold until received.
Member fee: £40
Non-member fee: £80
You must be 18 years old on the day of the course.