Motorsport UK is committed to ensuring that our staff, volunteers and the wider motorsport community have appropriate training to enable them to support children, young people and adults at risk to participate in a safe, fair, fun and inclusive manner.
To assist you in your role, the Motorsport UK Safeguarding Team support the delivery of the following modules:
Safeguarding Awareness Course
The Safeguarding Awareness training is accessible from the learning hub and should be completed by all staff, officials and volunteers. This is a free online introductory course designed to improve understanding of safeguarding in motorsport. It includes details of some of the key indicators to look out for and what to do if you are worried or concerned.
To access the course, please log on to the learning hub.
Safeguarding Course for Club Safeguarding Officers
This one day, in-person course has been designed specifically for our Club Safeguarding Officers, it aims to:
- Develop the knowledge and skills of our Club Safeguarding Officers
- Build the confidence of Club Safeguarding Officer’s in the practical aspects of their role
- Increase awareness of the responsibilities of Club Safeguarding Officers in recognising, responding to and reporting risks in the motorsport environment.
Courses are scheduled to be delivered across the UK in 2023. You can review dates and reserve your place below. Please revisit this page shortly for additional courses.
Details of the trainers delivering these courses can be found here.
|Saturday 7 October||Edinbugh, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
|Saturday 7 October||Pattingham, West Midlands||Fully Booked|
|Sunday 8 October||Crumlin, Northern Ireland||Sign up here|
|Sunday 12 November||Aberdeen, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
|Saturday 25 November||Glasgow, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
Driving Safer Cultures
Motorsport UK has developed the “Driving Safer Cultures” course to support team managers, mechanics, instructors and driver coaches to better understand their safeguarding responsibilities. This 3 hour, in-person course can help you to better recognise, respond and report concerning behaviour to children and adults at risk in their environment.
Motorsport UK Safeguarding Course
Driving Safer Cultures:
Embedding Safeguarding in Motorsport
|Delivery Method||In-person 3 hour delivery|
|Frequency||To be renewed once every three years|
NOTE: If you have completed the “Creating Safer Teams” course in 2023, you do not need to complete the “Driving Safer Cultures” training.
|Thursday 30 November – 1pm to 4pm||Motorsport UK HQ, Bicester Heritage||Click here|
If you are arranging a training day for Marshals and would like a short input delivered by the Motorsport UK Safeguarding Team please contact the team by emailing email@example.com.
The team will work with you to provide an appropriate session that raises awareness of risks in the environment and the role of Marshals in addressing these.