“Gaining the skills required to act appropriately to protect the children and young people you are working or volunteering with in sports activities.”
The IPSF Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and Child Protection in Sports is a specialised training course on the Safeguarding Children Training Pathway. The qualification focuses on understanding what abuse is and learning how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in accordance with national statutory requirements.
This course does not certify/qualify coaches to coach or instruct children and young people in sports; an accredited coaching certification is required in addition to the Safeguarding qualification. The EPIC Youth Coaching Course includes this course free of charge.
Who is this course designed for?
The IPSF Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and Child Protection in Sports is suitable for:
What level does the level 1 certificate qualify me to do?
The course will qualify the successful candidate toconfidently take any appropriate action required regarding concerns about the welfare of a child or young person.
What are the requirements to attend the course?
Candidates are required to:
In order to help you to decide whether to apply for the course we have provided some self-check questions that will help you:
If you are unsure about any of the information above please do not hesitate to contact the EPIC team
How is the course delivered?
The IPSF Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and Child Protection in Sports is delivered as an online e-learning course. It will be split into the following phases:
Phase 1- Online study and assessments
Phase 2 – Online final assessment
Throughout the taught programme the theoretical “Safeguarding and Child Protection” skills are threaded through the technical and tactical “How to identify” skills, both by discussion and review of course materials. You will be assessed through an independent online assessment at the end of the course.
Successful candidates who achieve 80% pass rate or more will receive a certificate.
On successful completion of the EPIC Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and Child Protection in Sports, learners will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of:
All candidates will receive high quality downloadable resources to support the qualification. .
Booking & Cost
Cost - £40
The EPIC qualifications ensure that any individual who wishes to coach others in Pole Sports will do so in a knowledgeable, professional, competent and safe manner.
"Brilliant weekend for the youth training course. Thank you and I'm extremely excited to be involved in this. I definitely made the right decision to attend the course before teaching children". - Helen Walker - UK
"The most comprehensive courses in pole sports I have taken, I loved them" - Karrie Johnson - USA