The Online Safeguarding for Committee Members (SCM) course is a free online course written for the Club Secretary, Chair, Treasurer and Club Welfare Officers, in clubs with teams that are under-18s and below.
The course explores the key safeguarding building blocks in clubs such as effective committees, safer recruitment, building safe environments and recognising and reporting concerns. It addresses whistleblowing and stresses how important the committee is in supporting the Club Welfare Officer to embed safeguarding.
Please Note: It is a mandatory affiliation requirement for grassroots, steps 1-7 and WPL clubs with youth teams (under-18s and below) for the following committee members: Secretary, Chairperson, Treasurer and Club Welfare Officer to have completed this course. It is also a mandatory affiliation requirement for the following Youth League committee members: League Secretary, League Chairperson, League Treasurer, League Welfare Officer and League Player Registration Officer to have completed this course. If an individual holds more than one role you only need to take the course once. Sussex County FA encourage all Management Committee members to take this course.
Safeguarding for Committee Members Course