All clubs should encourage their members, including coaches, volunteers and in particular Club Safeguarding Officers, to attend relevant training courses to ensure that all children and vulnerable adults are safe within their clubs.
Option 1 – Safeguarding and Protecting Children
(3 hours – sportscoachUK)
This course provides a basic understanding and awareness of safeguarding and is recommended for bowls coaches and Club Safeguarding Officers/Volunteers as an introduction to safeguarding.
It is available through your local County Sport Partnership and is open to all sports.
Option 2 – Safeguarding in Bowls – “Time to Listen”
(4 hours – Coach Bowls)
This is a bowls specific module aimed at Club Safeguarding Officers/Volunteers whose clubs have junior members or sections and those who work with local school children providing taster sessions.
Option 3 – Adult Safeguarding in Bowls
(3 hours – Coach Bowls)
This module is aimed at those clubs who have predominately adult only members. It focuses on ensuring Club Safeguarding Officers/Volunteers understand their role in safeguarding adults and in particular those adults who may be at risk.
If your club/county would like a course in your area please call Adam Durnin on 07458 301497.
For details of current Safeguarding in Bowls – “Time to Listen” and Adult Safeguarding in Bowls courses open for bookings please click here.
The following CPSU Webinars can be found by clicking here https://thecpsu.org.uk/training-events/cpsu-webinars/