Safeguarding 2 - Children's Club Officer

A person appointed to the Club Children’s Officer position in a club must have completed safeguarding 1 (Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness workshop) and should complete the NEW Club Children’s Officer 3 hour workshop. This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer Action Planning document as part of the training.

Club Children's Officers

Club Children's Officers should be child centred in focus and have as the primary aim the establishment of a child centred ethos within the club. S/he is the link between the children and the adults in the club. S/he also takes responsibility for monitoring and reporting to the Club Management Committee on how club policy impacts on young people and Sports Leaders

*Please note the GAA policy surrounding the Safeguarding Course has altered. Whilst the GAA does recognise the generic course delivered by Local Sports Partnerships, the GAA have advised that all coaches within GAA (Camogie, Hurling, Football, Handball) MUST complete the GAA Safeguarding 1, 2 and 3 course.

In order to book onto a GAA Safeguarding Course, please contact the designated GAA tutor below.
John Lyons - 086 3886726

The next Club Children's Officer Training is scheduled for

Thursday 25th October at 6.00pm in LIT (Thurles Campus), Nenagh Road, Thurles.

To book your place click on the eventbrite link below

If you have any further queries, please contact Tipperary Sports Partnership on 0761 06 6201 or