EduCare for Sport: Clubs and Leisure

Sports clubs and leisure providers have a duty to ensure players and participants are well looked after and protected from harm. As well as maintaining high levels of health and safety, and understanding how to administer first aid, orgnisations are increasingly focused on employing the right people and need to be confident all staff know how to spot signs of abuse and understand how to report concerns.

EduCare's package of online Safeguarding and Duty of Care courses has been designed to do just that. This 'Clubs and Leisure' version of the service contains a broad range of online Safeguarding and Duty of Care training courses including Child Protection, Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding Young People, as well as courses on Concussion Awareness and First Aid. This larger package of courses also includes content on Mental Wellbeing and Preventing Bullying - key courses to protect participant welfare.

The content of all the courses in the package is kept up-to-date with latest legislation and is written, reviewed or endorsed by experts. Staff will always be knowledgeable of key duty of care issues and organisations will be able to provide evidence of their learning to governing bodies.

Each course is designed to impart essential information and motivate staff to take action if they suspect something is wrong – whatever their role or responsibility. 

EduCare for Sport: Clubs and Leisure contains courses that would
cost over £350 per learner if bought individually.

By buying as one package, the cost is £75 per learner and further discounts can be made for buying for a group, club or larger organisation.

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Training courses

The following courses are all included within this service.

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure, written with Kidscape and Family Lives, is written for those who work with children and young people in a sport or leisure setting.

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Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity

Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity

This course is aimed at those who participate in sport and their support networks such as coaches, family and medical support staff, and was written in partnership with Jane Fylan, UK Athletics Welfare & Compliance Deputy and is endorsed by Double Gold Olympic medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes DBE.

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
  • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • processes for reporting abuse
  • the child protection system
  • good practice guidelines

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Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity

By the end of this course you will:

  • have a greater awareness of common mental health disorders and their prevalence amongst sports people
  • recognise some of the warning signs of common mental health disorders
  • have an increased understanding of how the pressures of sport can impact on mental health
  • understand the health benefits of participating in sport and physical activity
  • know what to do if you are concerned about someone
  • know how to promote mental wellbeing in sport.

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Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of equality and diversity and how they affect you.

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Preventing Bullying in Sport

Preventing Bullying in Sport

Whether participating in a sport, coaching or volunteering everyone should be aware of what bullying is and how it can be prevented.

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Equality & Diversity

This one module course delivers one CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you
  • barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, victimisation and harassment
  • key legislation and both employer and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it
  • the Equality Act 2010 and the ‘protected characteristics’ that form the basis of the law

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Preventing Bullying in Sport

This course is aimed at all staff, coaches and volunteers working in the sports sector.

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • what bullying is
  • prevalence of bullying in sport
  • why it is important to respond to bullying
  • the signs and indicators of bullying
  • bullying behaviour
  • the effects of bullying
  • how to respond to bullying
  • responding to a bullying disclosure
  • promoting positive behaviour.

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First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials, produced with West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, aims to give the confidence needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Health & Safety, accredited by RoSPA, gives both the employer and employee a basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.

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First Aid Essentials

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • providing basic life support
  • how to react in life threatening situations
  • how to deal with someone who is choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction
  • what to do if somebody has a broken bone or experienced a burn
  • how to handle day-to-day incidents such as nose bleeds, insect bites, stings, sprains and strains and sunburn

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Health & Safety

The course comprises six modules, six questionnaires and a proficiency test. Its content covers:

  • an introduction to health and safety, the fundamental concepts and risk assessment
  • common workplace health and safety hazards and how to control them
  • improving performance
  • the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach to managing health and safety
  • emergency procedures, accident investigation and first aid
  • essential ways to protect the environment.

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Child Protection – Refresher

Child Protection – Refresher

Child Protection – Refresher is designed for those who have already undergone level 1 or 2 child protection training who wish to refresh their knowledge, keep up to date with recent changes in legislation and guidance, and stay aware of recent serious case reviews.

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Concussion Awareness

Concussion Awareness

Everyone involved in sport and education has an important role to play in the management of concussion and this course is designed to provide the essential knowledge to help keep everyone safe.

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Child Protection – Refresher

The content is divided into three concise learning modules that cover:

  • recent changes and how they will affect your work,
  • a refresher of what child abuse is and recognising
  • responding to signs of abuse

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Concussion Awareness

This course provides an overview of what a concussion is, how signs and symptoms may present in an injured person and how to manage the injury.

By the end of the course you will:

  1. understand what concussion is
  2. recognise the signs and symptoms that may suggest a concussion has occurred
  3. learn what the immediate and ongoing management of concussion should be
  4. be familiar with the “red flags” that indicate an injured person should be transferred for urgent medical assessment
  5. be able to identify what the risks are following a concussion and how they can be minimised.

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Safeguarding Adults

Safeguarding Adults

Safeguarding Adults, endorsed by Remploy and the Police Crime Prevention Initiative, provides the key information needed to help safeguard vulnerable adults.

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An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation

An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation

An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation, which meets national Police approved standards will help you to understand the issue of child sexual exploitation, know the signs and be equipped to act.

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Safeguarding Adults

This course provides a thorough understanding on safeguarding adults to anyone working with adults at risk.

  • Learn what abuse is
  • Identify situations in which adults are at risk
  • Recognise the signs of abuse
  • Understand the importance of taking action
  • Identify good practice guidelines

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An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation

On completion of this course you will have gained an understanding of:

  • what child sexual exploitation is and who is most at risk
  • the impact it has on children and young people
  • the warning signs that a child might be suffering
  • what to do if you are worried about a child or young person

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Personal Safety

Personal Safety

This EduCare course on personal safety, accredited with the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval, covers the fundamentals of risk identification.

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Online Safety

Online Safety

Online Safety, which meets national Police approved standards, will help you to understand the potential risks and dangers associated with keeping children and young people safe online.

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Personal Safety

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • The facts about personal safety
  • Strategies for diffusing difficult situations
  • Tips for staying safe
  • Working in other people's homes

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Online Safety

On completion of this course you will have gained an understanding of:

  • how technology is changing and its effects
  • what children and young people do online
  • the risks that technology can pose
  • which children are more vulnerable
  • what we can do as individuals
  • good practice guidelines

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An Introduction to Safety in Clubs

An Introduction to Safety in Clubs

This EduCare course on safety in sports clubs, accredited with the Association of Chief Police Officers’ ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval, is designed to help keep sports clubs safe. 

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Safer Recruitment

Safer Recruitment

This course on safer recruitment looks at what you need to do to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults from unsuitable people who might apply to join your organisation.

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An Introduction to Safety in Clubs

The two concise learning modules cover how to assess risks both inside and outside the building and what can be done to protect people on the premises.

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Safer Recruitment

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the four key stages of the recruitment process
  • pre-recruitment planning and what must be in place before you advertise your post
  • rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
  • obtaining the correct checks and references, including what's required from a DBS check
  • post-recruitment activities, including observation and supervision.

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A Practical Guide to the GDPR

A Practical Guide to the GDPR

As well as providing comprehensive information about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this course also includes thought-provoking practical scenarios that will help organisations ensure their data and processes comply with GDPR requirements.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

Food Hygiene and Safety

This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food, and is accredited by RoSPA.

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A Practical Guide to the GDPR

This course outlines key elements of the General Data Protection Regulation in an organisational setting and will help you to understand:

  1. what personal data is and how it is used
  2. why there is a need for change in data protection
  3. the new GDPR
  4. new legal requirements
  5. data maps
  6. Impact Assessments
  7. disposing of data and recycling
  8. new rights for ‘data subjects’
  9. promoting good practice
  10. thought-provoking practical scenarios.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
  • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
  • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
  • effective hygiene
  • the importance of storage
  • HACCP and the law

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How to buy

Our EduCare for Sport® licence is priced on the number of learners, starts at just £75 for an individual, and offers you the best quality service and the best value for money.

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Our learning platform

All our courses, certificates and reports are accessed via our online Learning Platform which has been designed to be clean, simple and easy to use.

Benefits of training with EduCare

Compliance

Ensures staff are always up-to-date on key duty of care issues helping you maintain a safer, more compliant community service.

Verified for CPD

All courses provide a learner with CPD hours.

Progress Monitoring 

Monitor learner progress with powerful management reports.

Full Coverage

Cascades good practice to all staff who may be in different locations with varying work patterns by providing clear, consistent learning.

Certification

Personalised, downloadable certificates upon successful completion of a course.

24-7 Access

Delivered online and can be access by anyone with internet access - at home or work 24-7.

Peace of mind 

Training will be regularly updated as standards are introduced or modified.

Cost effective 

No groups size to worry about, no travel cost, no downtime.

Easy-to-understand

Bite-sized learning, communicating essential key points.

Stress free 

Courses are automatically updated when legislation changes.

Circles of excellence

We work with a wide range of subject experts, who play a key role in contributing to, reviewing, and endorsing our training. This ensures our courses are always accurate, up-to-date and of the highest quality. We also work with many of our key customers to ensure our training continually meets the needs of their sector.

Kidscape
Kidscape
Bullying UK
Bullying UK
UK Youth
UK Youth
Chartered Institute for the Management and Support of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)
Chartered Institute for the Management and Support of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)
UK Athletics
UK Athletics
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
British Triathlon
British Triathlon
Return2Play
Return2Play