Training, Education & Awareness

Training, education & awareness

West Riding FA are dedicated to providing ongoing Safeguarding training, education and awareness to all it's clubs & leagues. This page will provide:

  • Training resources for Welfare Officers
  • West Riding FA Safeguarding Events
  • The FA's Safeguarding Courses
  • External events/training regarding Safeguarding

West Riding FA volunteer support programme

West Riding FA have a Volunteer Support Programme with events suitable for all grassroots football volunteers. In there you will find a number of safeguarding events.

CPD Programme

THe fa's safeguarding courses

Check them out below

Safeguarding for all

The new online course provides a basic overview of how to safeguard children, looking specifically at best practice, poor practice, and abuse topics. If you're under 18, it'll also explain how to safeguard yourself. This course is the perfect place to start if you have not done a safeguarding qualification before.

Safeguarding Children course

Providing club representatives, coaches, referees and managers with an awareness of best practice in safeguarding children in football. This new online course is now available to book.

welfare officers course

Building on the Safeguarding Children Course, focusing on the specifics of the role, what is required, and the key tools needed to carry out the role

safeguarding for committee members

This course will support you, as a committee member, to identify your individual and collective responsibility in safeguarding, so as a team you create an environment where the wellbeing of children and young people (under 18s) is central to all that you do.

online safeguarding children recertification

The online Safeguarding Children Recertification is available for anyone who has previously completed The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop or online Recertification, and your qualification is due to expire in the next six months, or it has already expired.

guide to safeguarding adults

This module explores the meaning of ‘safeguarding adults’ and ‘adults at risk’. It looks at: The context of abuse – and the signs and indicators, How to report any concerns, How to use safeguards to reduce the risk of harm.

non-fa safeguarding training & education

Click on the links below for further information about other organisations that provide Safeguarding training as well as useful resources and documents.