IntroToSafetyIconIntro to Safety

The U.S. Soccer's introductory course on preventing, recognizing and responding to emergency situations. The e-learning module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Intro to Safety  FAQ's

Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding the Intro to Safety process.

How long does it take to complete the course?

The e-learning module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Is it the same thing as SafeSport?
  • This is different from SafeSport which covers sexual harassment in youth sports. Intro to Safety covers things such as what to do in the event of an earthquake, storm, fire, and other life-threatening emergency situations that could arise while coaching/managing your team.
Is there a certificate for it like SafeSport?
  • Intro to Safety does not have a certificate.* Instead, please take a screenshot from the course that shows your successful completion. It NEEDS to show YOUR NAME, TITLE OF COURSE, AND COMPLETION STATUS. It should look similar to the image below.  

Does it cost money?

This is a completely free course that is provided by USSF to ensure the safety of children participating in recreational and competitive soccer nationwide.

Already completed the course? See How to access your completed courses in US Soccer.

 

Below are the four requirements each club staff, coach or administrator must fulfill in order to be cleared to participate with us.

Intro to Safety
The U.S. Soccer's introductory course on preventing, recognizing and responding to emergency situations. The e-learning module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
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US Center SafeSport
Report to the US Center for SafeSport online or by dialing (720) 531-0340.
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Livescan
Live scan is an automated service for criminal history background checks that may be required as a condition of employment, licensing, certification, foreign adoptions or VISA/Immigration clearances.
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Back ground Check
A background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that an individual is who they claim to be, and this provides an opportunity to check and confirm the validity of someone's criminal record, education, employment history, and other activities from their past.
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