FA Welfare Officers Workshop

warded by the FA, this short 3 hour course is designed to explore the role of a grassroots football club Welfare Officer and to clarify the support networks for designated individuals in football. The course supports the FA’s strategic goal to raise standards across the game.

Course Info

Minimum Age: 18 Years
Course Duration: 3 Hours
Pre-requisites: FA Safeguarding Children qualification & FA CRC enhanced disclosure 

Who is this course for?

This course is open to anyone wishing to take up the position of Welfare Officer at a football club or league. You must be at least 18 year of age and have completed your Safeguarding Children in Football qualification and have an accepted FA CRC enhanced disclosure. You will have a keen interest in helping to implement best practice processes at your club / league and have an understanding of how to support others in the safeguarding network.

What can I expect from the course?

3 hours in duration, managed by an experienced and fully qualified FA Welfare Tutor, the course format is classroom based and will provide you with the tools you need to carry out your role as a Welfare Officer.

On completion of the course, you will have/be able to;

An understanding of the Club Welfare role and responsibilities
An understanding of the responsibilities of others in the safeguarding support network
Identify the club / league building blocks required to demonstrate best practice in relation to safeguarding
Have confidence to act upon concerns of poor practice
Pass on concerns of possible abuse within and outside of a football environment
Understand the CRM process and communication of the process to relevant personnel within your club / league

To see the dates of the Welfare courses and to book a place please visit our online booking site by clicking HERE

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