Child Protection

Snowsport Scotland is committed to making sure young people enjoy snowsports in a safe environment, protected from poor practice or abuse. SSS requires all coaches, instructors and leaders to attend Child Protection training in order to be issued their licence and brings all SSS qualifications in line with the rest of the UK’s snowsport awarding bodies.

All coaches, leaders and instructors are required to attend a minimum 3-hour, Safeguarding in Sport training course. This can be completed as a direct delivery workshop or through recognised online learning providers. The certificate to evidence training being must be within 3 years of the date of submission to the SSS office.


Online Workshops

Equivalent Child Protection Training and Guidance

Snowsport Scotland appreciates that individuals may have undertaken Child Protection training through other employment or volunteering. Details of the minimum requirement for Child Protection workshops can be found in the full Snowsport Scotland Child Protection Training Policy, with provision for Regulated Bodies and Cadet Forces in the specified statements. 

Regulated Body Child Protection Training Statement
Cadet Force Child Protection Training Statement