Category Archives: Courses and Education

Safeguarding 1 with Galway Partnership

It is mandatory for one parent or guardian of Bluefin athletes to attend basic Officials, Safeguarding and Team Manager courses, which are run regularly online.

Galway Sports Partnership are running online Safeguarding 1 workshops online via Zoom at 6:30pm on the Thursday 8th October; Tuesday 13th October; Thursday 5th November; Tuesday 10th November; Thursday 10th December and Tuesday 15th December. Places are limited.

Register Here:

For more information, contact Katie Codyre;

UPDATE: Covid-19 Officer Training

Swim Ireland have launched a COVID-19 Officer e-Learning Course to further support clubs and their volunteers in meeting the Return to Water requirements.

Any person intending to take on the role of COVID-19 Officer can complete this training online, in their own time.

For more, click here.

Important: Only swimmers whose parent/guardian has completed the Covid-19 Officer course will be able to return to club training.
If you haven’t already, please email Christine your certificate of completion at

Officials Level 1 Online Course

Officials Level 1

Qualifies you to fulfil the role of Timekeeper at all levels up to and including National Championships.

Virtual Classroom Course: Level 1 Officials
Tue, 21 Jul @ 19:00

Virtual Classroom Course: Level 1 Officials
Thu, 30 Jul @ 14:00