FNSW Child Protection Seminars 2016

**THERE ARE NO FURTHER SEMINARS SCHEDULED**

IF YOU STILL NEED TO COMPLETE THIS REQUIREMENT CONTACT YOUR CLUB

 

These seminars were previously known as Working with Kids (WWK) Seminars.  

From 2016 these seminars are known as FNSW Child Protection Seminars.

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Attending a FNSW CP Seminar is mandatory for all Coaches and Managers registering as team officials in the 2016 FNSW League teams listed below.  

Team officials who previously attended a WWK seminar (or who qualify for an exemption) are not required to attend.

Clubs should email a list of their coaches and managers to reception@footballnsw.com.au to verify who needs to register and attend.

 CHILD PROTECTION SEMINAR REQUIREMENTS 2016

 Coaches and Managers registering for the following teams are required to register and attend a  Football NSW Child  Protection Seminar:

 LEAGUE

TEAMS

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Men’s

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Men's 2 & 3

 U18 teams

 Football NSW State League Men's

 U18 teams

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Women’s

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Women's 2

 U13, U15, U17 teams

 Football NSW State League Women’s

 U13, U15, U17 teams

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Youth

 PlayStation 4 NPL NSW Youth 2 

 U13, U14, U15, U16 teams

 Football NSW Regional Conference Youth

 U13, U14, U15, U16 teams

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 CHILD PROTECTION SEMINAR DATES & VENUES 2016

 All seminars will start at 7:00pm (arrival & sign-in no later than 6:45pm)

 Further information is provided once you have registered for the seminar on-line.

 

SEMINAR

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

VENUE

 

1

Thursday

11 February 2016

 7:00pm

 Silverwater

 SEMINAR CLOSED

2

Thursday

18 February 2016

 7:00pm

 Football NSW

SEMINAR CLOSED

3

Thursday

25 February 2016

 7:00pm

 Liverpool

SEMINAR CLOSED

4

Thursday

3 March 2016

 7:00pm

 Football NSW

SEMINAR CLOSED

 **THERE ARE NO FURTHER SEMINARS SCHEDULED FOR SEASON 2016**

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

SPECIAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches & managers registering for the FNSW League teams listed above must attend ONE (1) Child Protection Seminar prior to registration.
  • ID Cards will not be issued to team officials who fail to complete the FNSW CP training requirements.
  • Coaches & managers who have previously attended a FNSW WWK seminar (prior to 2016) or who qualify for an exemption (see below) are not required to attend.
  • To check if you have previously attended a CP Seminar, email your enquiry to reception@footballnsw.com.au

SAP COACHES AND MANAGERS

  • SAP Team officials are not required to attend a FNSW CP Seminar.  SAP team officials should complete the on-line Child Protection training at www.playbytherules.net.au and provide their course certificate to their club.

REGIONAL COACHES AND MANAGERS 

  • Team officials located outside of the Sydney metropolitan area should contact their Club  regarding regional Child Protection compliance requirements.

EXEMPTIONS

  • Child Protection Seminar exemptions are available to persons currently employed as a NSW Police Officer, Ambulance Officer, School Teacher, Child Care worker, Doctor or Nurse.  
  • To apply for an exemption CLICK HERE

WORKING WITH KIDS HANDBOOK

  • The Working with Kids Handbook is a useful resource for coaches and managers who work or volunteer with children. Initiates file downloadDownload the Handbook

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Are the FNSW Child Protection seminars the same as the old FNSW WWK Seminars?     A:  Yes, the seminar information is the same, only the name has changed.

Q: Do I have to attend a FNSW Child Protection seminar if I have previously attended a FNSW WWK Seminar?   A:  No.

Q: What is a Child Protection Seminar?     A:  Child Protection Seminars are educational seminars provided by FNSW. 

Q: What is the Working with Children Check?  A: The WWC Check is a NSW State Government requirement.

Q: Do I have to attend a Child Protection Seminar if I have a WWC Number?  A:  Yes. Having a WWC Number does not exempt team officials from attending a FNSW Child Protection Seminar.   

Q:  If I attend a FNSW Child Protection Seminar do I still have to apply for a Working with Children Check and provide my WWC Number to my club?   A: Yes.  NSW Government requires that people working or volunteering with children must apply for a WWC Check and provide their WWC Number to their club.    

Q:  Can I get my WWC Number from Football NSW?   A: No. WWC Numbers are only issued by NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information about the Working with Children Check process visit www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 92867276.

 

FNSW CHILD PROTECTION SEMINAR ENQUIRIES

E-mail reception@footballnsw.com.au or phone 02 8814 4400.