Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport: Virtual Workshop

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24 June

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport: Virtual Workshop

Posted: 31/05/2021

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS) supersedes the previous Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) course.  The training will provide you with the knowledge on child wellbeing and protection that will give you the confidence to deal with issues that may arise in your role working with children. 

Suitable for: 

16 years + who are in regulated work, delivering or leading sporting activities.

Module 1

eLearning module introducing you to the basic theory, knowledge and practice which underpins child wellbeing and protection in sport. On average it should take around 30 minutes to complete the module and you MUST complete this module before attending Module 2. 

By the end of module 1 learners will be able to:

Understand what is meant by ‘child wellbeing and protection’
Recognise the value of a child-centered approach to child wellbeing and protection
Identify good practice in relation to child wellbeing and protection and how this impacts the sports environment
Recognise the legislative and policy framework around child wellbeing and protection
Identify and respond to possible child wellbeing or protection concerns
Identify the limits of your safeguarding role and know when to get support 

Module 2

A 3 hour face-to-face training course lead by one of sportscotland’s approved tutors.  Learners must complete both modules to gain the qualification and receive their certificate.  Due to COVID19 restrictions Module 2 can be delivered virtually.  The Approved Tutor list indicates which tutors are able to deliver virtually.

By the end of module 2 learners will:

Be introduced to the Spectrum of Practice and use it to consider, evaluate and respond to common coaching scenarios
Receive an introduction to the factors that create a culture of poor practice
Identify barriers to disclosure
Cover the process for responding to concerns
Put the responding to concerns process into practice to deal with serval complex cases

Access to module 1: Brightspace

sportscotland has recently developed a new registration and certification process using a virtual learning environment – “Brightspace”.

When you book onto a CWPS course through JudoScotland, you will then be given access to Brightspace. This is where you will complete module 1. When using Brightspace this can only be accessed on Chrome /Safari/Firefox browsers. Internet explorer browser is no longer supported.


Once you have completed module 1 and attended module 2, your Tutor will approve the release of your certificate. It will be available to download from your Brightspace portfolio within 24 hours of completing.

Booking Information

JudoScotland Members can secure their place by booking online using the following link and your membership number as the user name:-

Non-JudoScotland Members can book by emailing .

Please note this course is free of charge to all JudoScotland members and at a cost of £20 for Non-JudoScotland members.