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North Tipperary Sports Partnership

Child Welfare & Protection

Child Welfare & Protection

in Sport Training

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to announce further Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness training. The course is aimed at sports leaders, children’s officers, parents or anyone working with young people in sport.

A central goal for all those involved in sport for young people is to provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment where children can develop and enhance their physical and social skills. Promoting a child-centred environment should go hand in hand with identifying and eliminating practices that impact negatively on safe and enjoyable participation in sport for young people.

The workshop will be delivered by John McElhinney, Irish Sports Council tutor, on: Monday 26th November, 2012
Templemore Arms, Templemore 6.30pm – 9.30pm.

The training will enable Children’s Officers/Sports Leaders to: Implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants, Create a child-centred environment within the sports club, List categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse, Make an appropriate response to a disclosure, Make a report to designated officer or appropriate Statutory Authorities.

Prior registration with North Tipperary Sports Partnership is necessary. A nominal fee of E15 is required to secure your place. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course. Please book early as places are limited on the workshop.

For further information contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon Mc Loughney (tel: 067-43604, email:

Sports First Aid Course

The North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to run a Sports First Aid training course. It aims to enable: The recognition, assessment, and immediate on-site management of sports injuries. Facilitate rehabilitation and minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. Acquire basic life support skills. Provide assistance to casualties until more qualified medical aid arrives.

This course is designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants, and volunteers, teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries.

Course Contents: Approach to an Accident, Cardiac First Response, Wounds and Bleeding, Fractures & Broken Bones, Spinal Injuries and Medical Emergencies.

This will be a one day training course held on: Saturday 24th November Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh 10am – 5pm. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 participants and places will be allocated on a first to register basis, so early booking is advised. The cost of the course is €60 per person. Upon successful completion of the course, participants are presented with a Sports First Aid Certificate and a Heartsaver AED card from the Irish Heart Foundation/ CFR community from PHECC, which is valid for two years.

For further information or to register please contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney at the North Tipperary Sports Partnership office. Tel: 067-43604. Email: Web:

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