UK Coaching - Safeguarding & Protecting Children Short Course

UK Coaching - Safeguarding & Protecting Children Short Course

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.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 Day


School of Sport and Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Wednesday 10th April 2019 (6 – 9pm, Greenbank GR230)

Entry Requirements:


Maximum course numbers = 20
(students can go on a waiting list after the course is full)

Course Content

Course Outline:
- 1 day course.
- Meet the 'Minimum Standard for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport.
- Enhance coaching skills and knowledge.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

By the end of the course, you 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.

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have strong links with a large number of sports organisations, including public and private sector providers, professional teams and clubs including Wigan Warriors RLFC, Preston North End FC and Preston City Council.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

How to Apply



Payment made over the phone at UCLan Sports Arena 01772 761000 or in person at Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre.

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400