The Welfare Officer will need to attend an LTA Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis course followed by a Time to Listen course within three years of completing the initial Safeguarding & Protection course. Please click HERE to find courses coming up in the near future. The LTA course costs £30 but if the candidate is a volunteer, they can be reimbursed this fee in full after attending. A Welfare Officer must also have a current (i.e. issued within the last three years) LTA volunteer DBS check. To apply for this check, which incurs a small administrative fee, please click HERE.
The LTA Safeguarding strategy provides a valuable resource in preparation for training. If none of the LTA course dates are suitable, there are alternatives available through the following providers (please note that the LTA do NOT reimburse volunteers for attending courses run by an external provider):