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Help & FAQs

Safeguarding Standards for Venue Registration

    • What are we doing for 2019/2020?
    • Why are we doing this?
    • When will this come into effect?
    • What are the benefits to the venue?
    • What about if we have any Level 1 & 2 coaches?
    • What if my coach holds a non-LTA coaching qualification?
    • What can you do to ensure your venue is compliant?
    • How can I check the qualification level of my coaches?
    • What do I do if my coach does not meet the requirements in time?
    • What should a venue do that is without a Level 3 or above Coach?
    • Will there be communications to both venues and coaches informing them of the changes?
    • What will the LTA do to monitor compliance?
    • When did the LTA safeguarding standards for venue registration come into effect?
    • Why were the safeguarding standards introduced?
    • What are the safeguarding standards that clubs will have to adhere to?
    • How will the safeguarding standards in clubs be checked?
    • Where can I find more information about the safeguarding standards?
    • What is a ‘satisfactory’ criminal record check?
    • Can the LTA accept external DBS checks?
    • What is the Update Service?
    • 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?
    • The local council/school/university etc owns our courts, who is responsible for ensuring compliance with the standards?
    • Who cannot be a Welfare Officer?
    • What happens if a venue fails their audit?
    • We don’t have a clubhouse so how can we display posters or policies.?
    • We can’t find anyone to take on the Welfare Officer role, what do we do?.
    • How do I add an individual to my Venue's Management/Welfare/Coaching team?
    • How do I obtain a Coach Code and Coach Secure Area?
    • How do I update information on my coaching profile?
    • Our welfare officer has completed safeguarding training outside of the LTA, can this be accepted?

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