UK Coaching

UK Coaching 's Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) in Sport Workshop


  • Safeguarding training specific to sport
  • Three-hour workshop 
  • Interactive to include basic awareness, reporting procedures and scenario-based discussions
  • Minimum requirement for Welfare Officers and coaches performing England Hockey's Sessional Coach Course.
  • Valid for 3 years

 Click here to find your nearest workshop


After 3 years, coaches are required to renew their safeguarding training. This can be completed by:

  • Re-doing SPC
  • Completing the online refresher course (see below)

Refresher Modules (Online)

  • Vibrant mix of video, case study quizzes and supportive feedback
  • Features 3 modules; 'Renewal', 'Safe communication with digital kids' and 'Positive sports parents'
  • Aimed at coaches but applicable to Welfare Officers

The online workshops can be used as a renewal on the following basis:

  • Coaches must have completed SPC within the last 3 years
  • All 3 modules are completed and a certificate is provided as proof of completion 

Click here to access the refresher modules.


You will receive the option to complete one of three refresher courses, each with their own focus. You may complete any of these courses regardless of the specific topic.