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Child Protection Training

Posted by TREC Ireland on January 23, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Please see below details of upcoming Child protection Training. As always the courses will be held at our head office in Naas, commencing at 6.30pm on each evening. The Code of Ethics Basic Awareness Training costs €20 per person and the Children’s Officer Training Costs €25 per person.

PLEASE NOTE: The Children’s Officer Course has been revised by the Irish Sports Council, this was formally a 6 hour course and has now been reduced to 3 hours. To attend this course, all participants must have complete the Basic Awareness Course beforehand.

Course Dates:

Thursday January 29th 2015 – Basic Awareness Training

Wednesday March 25th – New Children’s Officer Training

Thursday May 7th – Basic Awareness Training.

I have attached application forms for all 3 course dates, I would ask that as the National Children’s Officer of your affiliate, you promote the availability of these courses, and encourage attendance from your members.

In early 2015, the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 is due to commence. This will enforce a legal requirement on all persons working with Children in our sport to hold a valid Basic Awareness Certificate and Garda Vetting Clearance.

Finally, all information is regularly updated on our website in relation to the above. This can be accessed at the following link:

http://www.horsesportireland.ie/governance/child-protection/

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