Training & Courses

ACT Launch Two new eLearning Safeguarding Training Courses

  1. An Introduction to Safeguarding Adults. £25 per person
  2. Safeguarding Adults in Sport – Setting Club Standards. £10 per person


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Welfare Officer Training – Safeguarding Adults Webinar

Reactivate Covid19 Awareness Award (Online)

Time To Listen (Virtual Classroom)

  • Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) (Online)

    This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

    A range of subjects are covered including:

    • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
    • Identifying mental health conditions
    • Providing advice and starting a conversation

    The course takes place over three modules using a virtual classroom setting, to enable you to complete this from your own home.

    Upcoming courses:

    Dates: Thursday 3rd March 2022, 6-8pm

    Cost: £45 per learner

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  • Welfare Officer Training - Safeguarding Adults Webinar

    The ‘Safeguarding Adults’ webinar is being delivered by the Ann Craft Trust for Team/Club Welfare Officers.

    Course includes: A 90 minute presentation-style session over Teams.

    There will be an opportunity to ask questions, around the introduction to Safeguarding Adults.

    Upcoming course:

    Dates: Wednesday 4th August, 6:30-8:00pm

    Cost: Members FREE, Non-members £5

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  • Reactivate Covid19 Awareness Award (Online)

    This FREE industry recognised award, funded by Sport England and CIMSPA, is designed to build your knowledge around COVID and how to keep yourself and others safe when you get back playing organised sport from Monday 29th March.

    This award is useful for:

    • Club & League Organisers
    • Covid-19 Officers
    • Coaches & Session Leaders
    • Players


    The award covers seven modules which are made up of various videos and documents and take between 4-6 hours to complete. You can complete the award in one sitting or over several sittings, whatever is convenient to you. The award is FREE until 31st August 2021. If you do begin the modules, ensure that you complete them all by the end date to receive your certificate.

    Award Assessment

    Each module has multiple resources which need to be viewed and read before the knowledge check unlocks. Once you have completed the knowledge checks in all modules, you will be emailed a downloadable certificate.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this award you will have a greater understanding of:

    • What is Covid
    • How to look after yourself
    • How to look after your participants
    • Health and safety
    • First aid
    • Cleaning
    • Front line delivery



    Three easy steps to access the online award

    1. Go to
    2. Click ‘Not registered? Select a plan’
    3. Select the group that best fits your main role (choices are: Club & League Organiser, Covid-19 Officer, Coaches & Session Leaders, Players)

    Once you log in and complete the sign up you will have access to the specific content.

    You will be navigated to the dashboard which gives you an overview of your training. To view all content you can access this in the library at the top, where you will see various modules that need to be completed.

    Next Steps

    If you have any technical or content-based questions, contact the ReActivate support team on

    We ask that you share this email with all your rounders contacts. We want to build a knowledgeable and confident rounders community, so together we can help the nation get back playing and continue playing.

    Should you wish to continue on your Rounders journey following completion of this award, take a look at the Learn section of the website to see what coaching/umpiring awards and qualifications would suit your needs.

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  • Time To Listen (Virtual Classroom)

    The ‘Time To Listen’ virtual course is designed for Team/Club Welfare Officers.

    Learning objectives

    At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify what a club welfare officer does
    2. Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environment
    3. Explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
    4. Apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice

    Course structure

    The course takes place over three modules of around one hour in length each (75 minutes for module one) using a virtual classroom setting to enable you to complete this from your own home.

    Upcoming course:

    Dates: TBC

    Cost: Members £5, Non-members £10

    If you are not a member of Rounders England, when registering you must choose ‘Course Applicant’ under the membership category.

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As part of the commitment to ensuring young people are able to enjoy all sports in a safe environment, the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) and UK Coaching have developed courses that are available to our Welfare Officers within teams and leagues and Workforce (Coaches/Leaders/Umpires).

Click the links below to see what courses are available

CSP Network (able to find local courses)

UK Coaching Courses


CPSU Courses

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