Safeguarding Adults in Sport

Encouraging people to participate in sport or physical activity has countless benefits, including helping a person feel less isolated and promoting a sense of belonging. Anybody involved in organising, delivering or supervising sports activities has a responsibility for safeguarding. This course will help them understand what safeguarding is and, by recognising the indicators of safeguarding concerns, challenge and report any practice they feel has the potential to put an adult at risk.

Course description

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • what safeguarding is
  • what abuse is
  • categories of abuse
  • specific safeguarding issues
  • how to recognise the indicators of safeguarding concerns
  • how to challenge and report any practice that puts adults at risk
  • how to create a safe environment

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £18.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online.

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Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Sport®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses into one cost-effective bundle.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.


With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £18.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience Sport

  • Two modules
  • Multiple-choice questionnaire
  • Two CPD credits
  • Optional narration for accessibility
  • Personalised, downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable modules for future reference

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What customers say

"UK Athletics’ coaches and officials are able to complete certified courses in safeguarding and preventing bullying at their own pace in their own time. They ensure our members are compliant and up-to-date on essential safeguarding and it helps them to understand what they need to do to safeguard vulnerable people in their clubs and communities."

Jane Fyland
Welfare Lead/England Athletics