01/11/2021- Safeguarding/Welfare
Share

CLUB & EVENT WELFARE OFFICER UPCOMING TRAINING (DECEMBER AND JANUARY)

New welfare courses in December and January are open for bookings.

Bookings and payments can be made directly with Liz Behnke, who can be contacted on equality@britishfencing.com.

Currently, the following courses are open for bookings:

  • En Garde, Ready? – 8th November 2021, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., £22.5
  • BF Welfare Officer Training – 30th November 2021, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., £25
  • En Garde, Ready? – 1st December 2021, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., £22.5 (New)
  • BF Welfare Officer Training – 4th December 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., £25
  • BF Welfare Officer Training – 11th January 2022, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., £25 (New)

ABOUT THE COURSES

The En Garde!…Ready? course will present BF welfare policies and guidelines, giving Welfare Officers the information that they need to support their clubs to implement fencing specific welfare polices and procedures. This training is not mandatory, for the BF Welfare Officer Register but it is highly recommended, particularly to officers whose clubs don’t have their own welfare policies.  This course is open to participants from all the UK nations.

BF Welfare Officer Training (or the Time to Listen course offered by CPSU) is a mandatory training for Welfare Officers in the BF Welfare Officer Register and needs to be renewed every three years. The Time to Listen courses offered by BF Equality and Safeguarding Manager are specific for a fencing context. This training is mandatory for officers based in Wales and England. Officers based in Scotland must attend. the Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer Training (CWPO), provided by sportscotland.

HOW TO BOOK?

Bookings and payments can be made directly with Liz Behnke, who can be contacted on equality@britishfencing.com.

If you cannot attend any of the new dates announced, please use this form to express your interest.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A REGISTERED WELFARE OFFICER

You can read more about other certificates required to become a registered Welfare Officer here.

 

 

Don’t miss the latest news. Subscribe to our weekly summary email, The Fencing Digest, featuring the previous week’s latest news and announcements. Sign up here.

Join the conversation. Share your stories using #BritishFencing on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

Our Partners

  • Our Partners