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Safeguarding in Tennis

    • What do we mean by Safeguarding in Tennis?
    • What is a Welfare Officer?
    • Are there any requirements to become a Welfare Officer?
    • What safeguarding training is accepted by the LTA for Welfare Officers?
    • How can we notify members who our Welfare Officer is?
    • What is the Safeguarding and Protection in Tennis Course?
    • Who needs to do the Safeguarding and Protection in Tennis course?
    • How do I book onto a Safeguarding and Protection in Tennis Course?
    • What is a Volunteer Declaration form for Safeguarding and Protection in Tennis course?
    • How can I find the Volunteer Declaration Form?
    • What is the process for reporting a Safeguarding concern?
    • How can I contact the LTA Safeguarding Team?
    • How can I record a concern?
    • Does the LTA have any guidance on other Safeguarding in Tennis?
    • How many adults are needed to supervise a group of children during a coaching session?
    • How many adults do I need to supervise a group of children on a trip?
    • What age can children be left unsupervised at a tennis venue?
    • Where can I find the British Tennis Safeguarding Strategy?
    • Where can I find the British Tennis Equality and Diversity Policy?
    • How can I find other policies or forms for venues?
    • I have completed safeguarding training outside of the LTA, can this be accepted?
    • I hold a professional safeguarding role (i.e. police officer, social care or school designated safeguarding lead), do I still need to attend safeguarding training?
    • I have done external safeguarding training, but it did not include information about the Prevent Duty. What should I do?

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