Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Workshop

Location : Virtual Workshop
Date :
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Sports Council is always looking at ways to help clubs develop, so we are delighted to offer a Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Workshop on Monday 27 February 2023.

Free to Lewis and Harris sports council club member coaches / non-members - £20

Please ensure you pay £20 by cheque or bank transfer after submitting the Online Booking Form.  Cheques made payable to Lewis & Harris Sports Council or Bank Transfer.  (Clearly state who payment is from)
Bank:  RBS
Sort Code:  83-27-12
Account:  00213542

This training will provide you with the knowledge on Child Wellbeing and Child Protection that will give you the confidence to deal with issues that may arise in your role working with children. This training also reflects the Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport. There are 2 parts to the training. The eLearning module (module 1) introduces you to the basic theory, knowledge and practice which underpin child wellbeing and protection in sport. This module will help you to prepare for module 2 which is a 3-hour virtual training course lead by one of sportscotland’s approved tutors. The main change from the previous training SPC, is that each learner MUST complete Module 1 before attending module 2. The CWPS eLearning module 1, learners will receive login details for brightspace (sportscotland’s virtual learning platform) via email from

By the end of module 1 learners will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by ‘child wellbeing and protection’
  • Recognise the value of a child-centered approach to child wellbeing and protection
  • Identify good practice in relation to child wellbeing and protection and how this impacts the sports environment
  • Recognise the legislative and policy framework around child wellbeing and protection
  • Identify and respond to possible child wellbeing or protection concerns
  • Identify the limits of your safeguarding role and know when to get support

By the end of module 2 learners will:

  • Be introduced to the Spectrum of Practice and use it to consider, evaluate and respond to common coaching scenarios
  • Receive an introduction to the factors that create a culture of poor practice
  • Identify barriers to disclosure
  • Cover the process for responding to concerns
  • Put the responding to concerns process into practice to deal with serval complex cases

It is important to book a place on the workshop coaches/volunteers must complete the booking form no later than Monday 13 February 2023. This will allow brightspace to email you out the information you require for module 1

Location : Virtual Workshop

  • From the comfort of your own home

Booking Form