Safeguarding Children Certificate

Awarded by The FA, this short three-hour course provides club coaches, referees and volunteers with an awareness of best practice in safeguarding children in football.

Course Content

Three hours in duration, the course format is classroom-based and will provide you with the knowledge to support participants to create a fun, safe and positive environment and importantly, ensure you are aware how to identify and report any concerns about a child’s welfare.

On completion, your Safeguarding Children certificate will be valid for three years and is a pre-requisite to passing all FA coaching qualifications.

On completion of the course, you will have covered:

  •  Best Practice
    • Signs, symptoms, forms of abuse and poor practice
    • Behaviours that are cause for concern
    • Attitudes in relation to poor practice and abuse
  • Taking Action
    • What to do if you have concerns
    • How to respond to a child when they disclose abuse

Course Information

Minimum Age: 18-years

Course Duration: 3 hours

Price: £28 Per Candidate

Pre-requisites: None   

Online Renewal

If you have previously taken one of the FA Safeguarding Children Workshops and need to renew your certificate, you are now able to do this all online. Please use the instructions guide below to complete the renewal.

If you have any questions or would like more information about this course please contact Grace Dent on 01208 262985 or

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