EduCare for Sport® e-learning package

The MTA is committed to fostering progression and encouraging good practice. MTA has teamed up with EduCare, experts in safeguarding and duty of care, to offer MTA members access to the EduCare for Sport® package of safeguarding training courses at the exclusive discounted rate of £25 (normal price £80) plus VAT.

About EduCare®

EduCare is an established provider of essential Duty of Care and Safeguarding training, creating a safer environment for children, young people and adults at risk. EduCare works with various leading National Governing Bodies, charities and organisations to help create a culture of vigilance including British Triathlon, UK Athletics, British Cycling, YoungMinds and Kidscape. Their online learning courses are developed in partnership with leading experts and are designed to help people take action if they suspect something is wrong, whatever their role or responsibility.

The simple, clear and concise e-learning service has already helped provide essential duty of care and safeguarding knowledge to over 4 million people. Please visit for further general information about EduCare Learning Ltd.

The EduCare for Sport® package

EduCare for Sport® consists of 17 online learning courses tailored specifically for the sport and leisure sector and includes essential duty of care training. These courses are written by experts and ensure you are kept up-to-date with the latest guidance and legislation, while providing certificates as evidence of learning. For more information on EduCare for Sport® and the courses offered, visit

Please note: For those candidates undertaking the Mountain Training Coaching scheme, the initial required Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport course needs to be a face-to-face session. Online training can be an option for any additonal/further training. Completion of a safeguarding course is not a compulsory component of any other Mountain Training award scheme, but it is valuable CPD.

How to access the discount

MTA members can access more information about how to purchase the discounted package by logging into the MTA Members Area. Choose Deals & Discounts, then click Courses.

Accredited CPD

MTA has assigned CPD points to the following four EduCare for Sport® courses:
  • Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure
  • Safeguarding Young People
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Equality & Diversity
Each of the above modules is worth 0.25 points, so completion of all four courses will amount to 1 CPD point.

How to record these modules as CPD

As an MTA member, follow these simple steps to upload your Educare for Sport® e-learning CPD:

Step 1: Log into your online Mountain Training account.

Step 2: Select the CPD tab (If you have recently converted your CMS account to the "new-look" page view, please click on the 'Awards & Training' tab instead and then choose the CPD Records tab.)

Step 3: Scroll to bottom of the page and click 'Add CPD'.

Step 4: Click the category dropdown menu under the 'Record Type' header, and then scroll and select EduCare for Sport® online module from the list.

Choose CPD category

Step 5: Further detail about the course can be added under the 'Record details' header.

Add CPD details

Step 6: Click 'save' at the bottom of the box and your workshop and the appropriate points will be added to your record.

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