FA Welfare Officer Workshop

FA Welfare Officers Workshop

Course Overview

Awarded by The FA, this course is designed to explore the role of a grassroots football Welfare Officer.

Minimum Age: 18

Course Duration: 2 hours

Price:
£25

 

Click here to book onto the online Welfare Officer Workshop


COURSE DETAILS

Awarded by The FA, this course is designed to explore the role of a grassroots football Welfare Officer.

This two-hour workshop is mandatory for anyone taking on the role of Welfare Officer for their grassroots club or league. Building on the Safeguarding Children Workshop, it focuses on the specifics of the role, what is required, and the key tools needed to carry out the role. It also explains where to go for professional support and guidance, and how to access more information if needed.

Delivered via a virtual classroom, learners should expect an interactive session and will be encouraged to participate through a chat function as well as via microphone, where relevant.

 

During this course you will cover:

  • Safeguarding frameworks
  • Taking action
  • Recruitment, education, monitoring and compliance
  • Children’s voices

 

Technical Requirements

You can access the virtual classroom through your mobile phone, tablet, PC or laptop. We would recommend using the largest device you have available for the best learning experience. The virtual classroom is powered by Microsoft Teams. You will need to download the app to use on a mobile or tablet and would advise this for use on a PC or laptop for the best user experience.

 

You will need the following equipment:

  • Device with internet access
  • Headset or a device with speakers
  • Device with a microphone

Get in touch

Lynne Williams

T: 01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com

Outcomes

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify what needs to be in place for clubs/leagues to safeguard and protect children effectively 
  • Describe your roles and responsibilities and those of other designated persons in grassroots football
  • Act on reported concerns about poor practice and abuse within or outside football
  • Begin an action plan for your club/league
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Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.