The Play by the Rules - Child Protection course is a free, interactive online training course suitable for coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators. In this course you will learn:

  • what child abuse is
  • your rights and responsibilities under child protection laws
  • how the laws apply to sporting organisations, clubs, their employees and volunteers
  • when, where and how to report incidents
  • how to establish a welcoming and inclusive environment at your club or organisation.

The course is short, user-friendly and features the latest interactive technology, including case studies, practical scenarios and a quiz. The course may be done in part, or all at once.

Child protection online course

Users who successfully finish the course and the assessment quizzes can print a certificate of completion.

To access the course click on the button below and register:

Access Now

Child Safe Officer course - South Australia

The SA Office of Recreation and Sport runs specific Child Safe Officer face-to-face training. Upcoming courses are on their website

In SA, Child Safe Officers help promote the message that keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility. Every club must work towards minimising risk to children and the Child Safe Officer helps to ensure everyone is aware of the club's policies and procedures to support this goal.