The FA Welfare Officers Workshop

Norfolk FA requires all Youth clubs, Adult clubs with a Youth Section, and Youth Leagues to appoint a designated Club Welfare Officer or Youth League Welfare Officer.

The CWO and YLWO will promote best practice throughout each club and each league playing a key role in dealing with poor practice concerns in line with the club or youth league’s own disciplinary process.

Who should apply?
Club and Youth League Welfare Officers. All candidates must hold a valid FA Safeguarding Children in Football certificate and the FA CRB disclosure.

What will I learn?
The workshop will aim to give you:

  • Ability to identify and describe what needs to be in place for youth/mini-soccer/girls clubs and leagues to be living best practice
  • Help to understand your role and responsibility and those of other designated persons within football
  • Advice on how to deal with concerns about poor practice or abuse
  • Ideas on areas that your club can develop in terms of safeguarding the young people and adults and deciding what happens next

How long will it take?
The course will run for 3 hours.

How much does it cost?
£30 including VAT.

Registering on a course
Please click here to view forthcoming dates and venues and to book online, or download the application form attached below to apply for a place.

If the course is full please contact Kate Dixon on 01603 704050 or email to be placed on the waiting list.

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