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Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Training (CWPS)

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS) supersedes the previous Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) course. The training will provide you with the knowledge on child wellbeing and protection that will give you the confidence to deal with issues that may arise in your role working with children. This module will be delivered online via zoom with an additional e-learning module which requires completion.


Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Training (CWPS)

A 3 hour online training course lead by one of sportscotland's approved tutors. Learners must complete both an online module prior to the course and the workshop to gain the qualification and receive their certificate.

By the end of module 2 (online workshop) 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 several complex cases.

Prior to attending module 2 learners should complete the online eLearning module which introduces you to the basic theory, knowledge and practice which underpins child wellbeing and protection in sport. On average it should take around 30 minutes to complete and you MUST complete this module before attending Module 2.

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

All learners will be sent a link to sportscotland's Brightspace portal to complete the eLearning element.


Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport - Tuesday 8th October 2024


Bookings on the course should be made a minimum of 4 days prior to the course start date. Any applications later than this will not be added to the course register. Glasgow Sport reserve the right to make changes to the course arrangements including cancellation if numbers do not meet the minimum required.

Please note that refunds will only be provided if your place is cancelled 7 days or more prior to the course delivery date. No refunds will be provided for cancellation after this point or for non attendance on the course. Candidates will be able to transfer their booking to a later date and should contact to advise of this requirement as soon as possible


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