Safeguarding Courses 2019/20


Sep 2019

SAFEGUARDING Courses need refreshing every 3 years. 

If you would like to host a course at your Club can you please email with dates with a lead time of at least 6 weeks.


Play it Safe Safeguarding Course

This course is for any volunteer, coach or match official who is working or has responsibility for children and vulnerable adults within rugby.  Identifying best practice, it provides information and guidance on the responsibilities and support available for ensuring children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded appropriately.



All required

Wednesday 23rd October – South Leicester RFC – 18:30 to 21:30
Thursday 14th November – Hinckley RFC – 18:30 to 21:30


In Touch Safeguarding Course

By the end of the workshop participants will be able to define and explain the role and responsibility of an RFU Safeguarding Officer.  The session will also identify the roles of club members and officers to promote best safeguarding practice.  It will help identify best practice when recruiting in the club and how to apply the RFU Safeguarding Children Policy Guidance & Procedures and Safeguarding Toolkit.  Finally it will assist in managing concerns.


All Required

  • Must be at least 18 years old on course start date

Any Required

  • Must have role: Safeguarding Assistant
  • Must have role: Rugby Safe Lead

Monday 7th October – Lutterworth RFC – 18:30 to 21:30

Courses can be booked on the RFU website

Helen, Mike & Noel
Safeguarding Team
Leicestershire Rugby Union