Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding Training 


The Child Protection in Sport Awareness Workshops (Safeguarding 1/2/3) are accredited by Sport Ireland and run by Local Sports Partnerships (LSP’s) in the Rep. of Ireland.  In Northern Ireland Sport NI run equivalent courses called Safeguarding Children & Young People in Sport.


Basic Awareness Workshops

Sport Ireland - Safeguarding Level 1

Sport N.I – Safeguarding Young People in Sport


Advanced Workshops

Sport Ireland - Club Children’s Officer Workshop (Safeguarding 2)

Sport Ireland - Designated Liaison Person (Safeguarding 3)

Sport N.I - Designated Safeguarding Children Officer Training


All coaches, volunteers and parents working with children in a sports setting are encouraged to attend the Basic Awareness Workshops.  Completion of the Basic Awareness Workshop is a prerequisite for Badminton Ireland’s Level 1 Coaching Qualification and Coaches License.  The Advanced Workshops are for members taking on the Club Children’s Officer or the Designated Liaison Person positions. 


These courses can be run on request so if your club would like to run a course please contact our National Governance Officer at:

Sport Ireland Courses are delivered also through the Local Sport Partnerships which can be viewed by clicking here.

For courses in Northern Ireland, please contact Ulster Badminton for further information on

For more information on Badminton Irelands Child Protection Policies and Procedures please click here