South East London and Kent Youth Football League
South East London & Kent Youth Football League

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Selkent Courses

Below is a breakdown of the courses and workshops offered by the Selkent League.
We would like to encourage as many people as possible to apply. It is important that grass roots football continues to develop and improve, with your support more children will benefit by playing football in a safe fun environment.

Level 1:
The course objectives are:
To promote and establish working relationships to a high standard with both players and officials.
To develop an understanding of Youth Football.
To cover aspects on growth and development, football fitness and most important the overuse of injuries.
To organise and supervise football game activities that can be used in training.
To display competence in Emergency Aid.
To be guided on Child Protection Skills
Date and venue of next course:-
Club Welfare Officer
What does a Welfare Officer do?

1. Taking the lead in being informed and aware of the league or club’s responsibilities when running football activities for children and young people. This involves:
• Ensuring these responsibilities are
well-understood by others
• Developing best-practice processes

2. Helping league and club personnel understand what their ‘duty of care’ towards children and young people actually means and entails on a day-to-day basis. For example:
• Ensuring all relevant people complete The FA’s‘Safeguarding Children’ training programme
• Helping to make sure trips away are organised properly
• Assisting those with regular contact with children and young people to complete the FA CRB paperwork
Date and venue of next course:-
Safe Guarding Children
The course objectives are:
Identifying the key elements of good practice
Recognising the signs and symptoms of abuse
Identifying how to respond to disclosures
Taking appropriate action if abuse is suspected
Recognising best practice in protecting children from abuse
Date and venue of next course:-
F.A. Emergency:
The course objectives are:
This is a 3 hour course to train a club representative in resuscitation and life saving skills.
This qualification has to be renewed every 3 years.

Date and venue of next course:-
Mini-Soccer Workshop
The course objectives are:
Seeking greater consistency in application of the laws. and qualifies as an "in service" training course as part of the Charter Standard. If you find yourself regularly being asked to referee Mini-Soccer games you will benefit considerably from this course.
This course is free of charge

Date and venue of next course:-
Linesperson Workshop:
The course objectives are:
This workshop has been designed to help 11-A-Side team managers or parent feel confident when taking the role of line assistant.
This course is free of charge
Date and venue of next course:-

If you are interested in any of the above courses and would like further details please contact the League’s Course Co-ordinator:-

Colin Gilham
Tele: 07967 154 101