The IOC Certificate Safeguarding Officer in Sport course, a first of its kind, is aimed at those who have been appointed or will be appointed as safeguarding officers; serve as the focal point for safeguarding issues; or work in the field of sport integrity, for national or international sports organisations, particularly National Olympic Committees (NOCs), International Federations (IFs) and National Federations (NFs). Composed of 7 learning modules, this course will introduce participants to their crucial role in the prevention of and response to harassment and abuse (non-accidental violence) in sport including significant contributions to the prioritisation of athlete well-being and safeguarding both within their organisation and at major sporting events.
The IOC Certificate: Safeguarding Officer in Sport is awarded by the International Olympic Committee.
Lectures will consist of computer-based presentations with audio and video, and will incorporate self-assessment and interactive elements where appropriate.
Students will be invited to attend a monthly zoom call with their fellow students, Program Directors and AAB members.