Everyone has a responsibility to safeguard children and young people taking part in group exercise. Depending on your role, information and training is either essential or recommended. View our handy training matrix here to find out what’s available to you.

Child Protection in Sport Unit Safeguarding Training

Develop your knowledge and skills in safeguarding and protecting children and young people in sport with CPSU webinars, conferences and other training events.

There are currently no formal qualifications specifically for safeguarding children in sport. However, a number of organisations have developed courses to help you and your team to keep children safe. Whether you’re a beginner or a specialist, we can point you in the right direction.

NSPCC Safeguarding and Child Protection courses

As the UK’s leading child protection charity, NSPCC understand the child protection issues that organisations and people working with children can face. They have a range of elearning and face-to-face safeguarding training courses for anyone working or volunteering with children and young people

UK Coaching Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop

This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

EMD UK Safeguarding children and young people webinar

Let’s Get Started…

Group exercise is an exciting and diverse mix of styles and activities that caters to ‘someone like me’ and everyone should have the opportunity to take part. EMD UK is committed to driving positive change within the industry and we believe that through cooperation and collaboration with industry bodies, understanding and removing the barriers that prevent people from taking part and by supporting instructors to deliver excellence, we can achieve a healthier nation through exercise. See how you can get involved below…