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Safeguarding Training

Ireland Active Children First Safeguarding Course - LEVEL 1

Ireland Active is offering Children First Safeguarding Course - Level 1 for the leisure and fitness industry. This course is approved by Tusla, Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland. 

The course is suitable for all Managers, Designated Liaison Persons and Facility Staff.

This is a 3 hour course is delivered by a trained Ireland Active Child Welfare Tutor. 

Course Aim

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


The course is a mix of theory and group work. 

On completion of the course, the following areas will be discussed.

(a) Have a basic knowledge of Children First (2011) and relevant legislation (b) Implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants in your facility

(c) Know how to recognise child protection and welfare concerns (d) List categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse

(e) Know how to respond appropriately to child protection and welfare concerns

(f) Understand the importance of agencies having effective child protection policies, procedures and practices

Target Group

This is a mandatory course for (a) any person responsible for managing staff and (b) staff working or volunteering with children in any capacity.

Upcoming Courses

3rd July - Irish Sport HQ - 10am - 1pm 

To book Children First Safeguarding Course - Level 1 Course for your facility, please email

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