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Welcome to the FIFA Guardians™ Safeguarding in Sport Award
This FIFA Award pathway is for Global Football Community Learners and Open Learners.
Here you will find all the available courses that make up the FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Award.
Course 1: FIFA Guardians Safeguarding Essentials
This course is an introduction to essential safeguarding knowledge for football and other sports; 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
This course is free and open to all 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 login to this platform (if you already have an Open University account you can use your existing login).
Then, to enter the course, click on the 'get started' button below.
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
It is strongly recommended that you study Course 1 before starting Course 2 since it builds on the ideas developed in the FIFA Guardians Safeguarding Essentials (Course 1). This course supports those who are new to their safeguarding role or those who wish to build on their existing knowledge. It is approximately 12 hours of online learning.
This course is free and you can earn a FIFA/OU digital badge and a FIFA certificate on completion of your learning. To take part in the course and obtain your certificate and digital badge, follow this two-step process:
first, register an account and login to this platform (if you already have an Open University account you can use your existing login)
then, to enter the course, click on the 'Get started' button below.
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