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.
|Saturday 7 October||Edinbugh, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
|Saturday 7 October||Pattingham, West Midlands||Google form|
|Sunday 12 November||Aberdeen, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
|Saturday 25 November||Glasgow, Scotland||https://motorsport.scot/cso-training|
Creating Safer Teams
This half-day course is a requirement for all Teams. It has been created to support teams to better understand their safeguarding responsibilities to help prevent harm and protect children. The course equips teams to recognise, respond to and report concerning behaviours in the motorsport environment.
The Motorsport UK Safeguarding team are currently finalising plans for in-person delivery of this course in locations around the UK. If you represent a team and would like to express your interest in completing this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.