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CPO_Safeguarding 1 Course

Please note that the CCFL in conjunction with the FAI will run a Safeguarding 1 (Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course) on Monday the 2nd of October 2017.

The 3 hour course will run from 7.30pm to 10.30pm and will take place in the Bridge House in Tullamore.

The instructor will be FAI DO Mr. Adrian Carberry



The course is a mix of theory and group work. Booklets will be provided but please bring a pen to participate in the group work.

On completion of the course, the following areas will be discussed.
(a) The Implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of participants, (b) Creating a child-centred environment within the football club, (c) Categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse, (d) How to response appropriately to a disclosure and (e) How to make a report to designated person or appropriate Statutory Authorities.



This course educates participants on the implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of all children involved in football.


Target group

This is a mandatory course for any person working or volunteering with children in football in any capacity.


Cost of the course is €10/attendee


Places on the course are limited so to reserve a place contact CCFL CPO, Paula Lawlor on (083) 155 4550 or by email @ as soon as possible.

Please see below the booking link to pre-book on the course. It is important for attendees who want their Certificate on the night to pre-book otherwise they will have to wait for it to be posted out from Abbotstown.

Booking Link: