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Safeguarding Adults Course

This free, online module explores how to safeguard adults as well as defining an ‘adult at risk’.

Course Overview

Introduction to Coaching Football

Course type:




40-60 minutes

Minimum age:





About the course

This module explores the meaning of ‘safeguarding adults’ and ‘adult at risk’.

It takes a closer look at:

  • The context of abuse – and the signs and indicators
  • How to report any concerns
  • How to use safeguards to reduce the risk of harm

It also introduces the role of club welfare officer (adult disability teams) – a role similar to the club welfare officer in youth football.

Reasonable adjustments

To request a reasonable adjustment on this course, please follow this link.

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Reasonable Adjustments Policy.

Who is this course for?

This module is for anyone who wants to check or extend their understanding of this topic, including:

  • People in grassroots open-age disability football

  • County FA staff, council and board members

  • Staff in community club organisations in the EFLT who support disability programmes

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