Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Training (CWPS)

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS) – 20th October 2021, 6pm-9pm (zoom)

This course is free to Table Tennis Scotland  licensed coaches and affiliated members, the first 20 to register will secure a place.

To apply please email

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS) supersedes the previous Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) course. The training will provide you with the knowledge on child wellbeing and protection that will give you the confidence to deal with issues that may arise in your role working with children.

Suitable for:

16 years + who are in regulated work, delivering or leading sporting activities.

Module 1:

eLearning module introduces you to the basic theory, knowledge and practice which underpins child wellbeing and protection in sport. On average it should take around 30 minutes to complete the module and you MUST complete this module before attending Module 2.

By the end of module 1 learners will be able to:

Understand what is meant by ‘child wellbeing and protection’
Recognise the value of a child-centred approach to child wellbeing and protection
Identify good practice in relation to child wellbeing and protection and how this impacts the sports environment
Recognise the legislative and policy framework around child wellbeing and protection
Identify and respond to possible child wellbeing or protection concerns
Identify the limits of your safeguarding role and know when to get support

Module 2:

A 3 hour face-to-face training course lead by one of sportscotland’s approved tutors. Learners must complete both modules to gain the qualification and receive their certificate. Due to COVID19 restrictions Module 2 can be delivered virtually. The Approved Tutor List indicates which tutors are able to deliver virtually.

By the end of module 2 learners will:

Be introduced to the Spectrum of Practice and use it to consider, evaluate and respond to common coaching scenarios
Receive an introduction to the factors that create a culture of poor practice
Identify barriers to disclosure
Cover the process for responding to concerns
Put the responding to concerns process into practice to deal with serval complex cases

Access to module 1: Brightspace

sportscotland has recently developed a new registration and certification process using a virtual learning environment – “Brightspace”.

When you book onto a CWPS course through your course organiser you will then be given access to Brightspace. This is where you will complete module 1. When using Brightspace this can only be accessed on Chrome /Safari/Firefox/Edge browsers. Internet explorer or Legacy edge browsers are no longer supported.


Once a learner has completed module 1, attended module 2 and completed module 2 quiz, their certificate will be released and available on their Brightspace homepage.