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Welcome to the FIFA Guardians™ Safeguarding in Sport Diploma
This FIFA Diploma pathway is for FIFA Learners.
Here you will find all the available courses that make up the FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Diploma.
Course 1: FIFA Guardians™ Safeguarding Essentials
This course is an introduction to essential safeguarding in football and FIFA member associations; the 90-minute course explains what safeguarding is, why it is important, how you can help reduce safeguarding risks and respond appropriately to any safeguarding concerns.
This course is free and you can earn a FIFA/OU digital badge and a FIFA certificate of completion for your learning. In order to take part in the course and obtain your certificate and digital badge, follow this two-step process:
First, register an account and log in to this platform (if you already have an Open University account you can use your existing login).
Then, to enter the course, click the 'Get started' button below and use the enrolment key that will be sent to you by the FIFA Guardians team.
Please note: it is recommended that you do not use Firefox when registering your Open University account. Due to some display issues, users of Firefox may need to scroll down in order to complete the account registration form.
Course 2: FIFA Guardians™ Starting your Safeguarding Journey
You must successfully complete Course 1 before starting Course 2. This course supports those who are new to their safeguarding role or wish to build on their knowledge. It is approximately 12 hours of online learning.
To take part in Course 2 and obtain your certificate and digital badge, follow this two-step process:
Use your existing Open University account from Course 1 to log in to this platform.
Then, to enter the course, click the ‘Get started’ button below and use the personal enrolment key that was sent to you for Course 2.
Course 3: FIFA Guardians™ Developing your Safeguarding Effectiveness
You must successfully complete Course 2 before starting Course 3. This course continues to build the knowledge of those who are new to their safeguarding role including clarifying recommended ways of working. It is approximately 30 hours of online learning including an assignment.
To take part in Course 3 and obtain your certificate and digital badge, follow this two-step process:
Use your existing Open University account from Courses 1 and 2 to log in to this platform.
Then, to enter the course, click the ‘Get started’ button below and use the personal enrolment key that was sent to you for Course 3.
FIFA Guardians™ Safeguarding Essentials
An introduction to essential safeguarding knowledge for football and FIFA member associations.Try this course
Level 0 Beginner
FIFA Guardians™ Starting your Safeguarding Journey
The second in a series of courses to build safeguarding knowledge and develop Safeguarding Officers’ working practices.Try this course
Level 1 Introductory
FIFA Guardians™ Developing your Safeguarding Effectiveness
This course builds on Course 2, FIFA Guardians Starting your Safeguarding Journey, and extends your knowledge of some of the safeguarding topics already introduced.Try this course
Level 2 Intermediate