The Safeguarding & Protecting Children course is an essential requirement for all those working with children in golf and all volunteers must attend this course before they can apply for their PGA coach licence. It is a short 3 hour course that has been developed and certificated by Sports Coach UK and covers the following learning outcomes:
By the end of the course candidates will be able to:
- Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- Recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.