Swim England Child Safeguarding

This CPD will be delivered online as a webinar.

A webinar is an interactive online seminar that is led by the tutor and allows participants in different locations to be guided through the course content, hear the presenter, ask questions and be involved in group text discussions.

All our webinars are hosted on Zoom. We have created a guide to Zoom webinars to help you prepare.

Guide to Zoom Webinars

This workshop will raise your awareness of 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. Due to the nature of the topics that will be discussed should you wish to have a chaperone with you please let your tutor know prior to the CPD.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone working with children both in a swimming teaching and coaching environment.

Completing this course will support club SwimMark submissions and is an integral part of Swim England’s Stronger Affiliation process.

Course content

Swim England's Child Safeguarding CPD is bespoke and reflects the needs of a pool environment. The course will help you to understand:

  • What child safeguarding and child protection means
  • Key government legislation in relation to safeguarding and protecting children
  • Swim England's safeguarding policies and procedures
  • The types, signs and symptoms of child abuse
  • How to respond to possible signs of child abuse and take appropriate action if concerns arise.





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Course Details

  • Awarding Body SEQ
  • Course Type General Skills
  • Training Format Face to Face

Further Details

Course Start Date
18th February 2024
Number of Places
4 Remaining (Total: 20)
Tutor Name
Jill Bridgwood
Closing Date
16th February 2024
3 hour zoom session
Training Format
Face to Face


18th February 2024
18th February 2024


You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Assessment Type



The CPD delves and discusses safeguarding in aquatics to raise awareness of signs of abuse, and provide the tools and confidence to deal with issues sensitively. Due to the nature of the topics that will be discussed should you wish to have a chaperone with you please let your tutor know prior to the CPD.

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date.

Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training. Institute of Swimming learners are solely responsible for ensuring that their swimming.org online profile details are up to date. If details are incorrect and a certificate re issue is required the learner will be responsible for covering any additional fees. 

Please ensure that you are in a suitable learning environment with strong internet access. You will be required to have your camera and microphone on to participate in the workshop.

Following the completion of your course, it will take up to 3 weeks for your certificate to be issued and a record of the qualification to be added to your membership record. An electronic copy of your certificate will be emailed to you.

Book this course

Price per place £27

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