NICAS works closely with other industry partners to ensure safeguarding policies and procedures are implemented and followed to protect children, young people and adults taking part in our activities:

Do feel free to email us for advice.

Safeguarding Resources

Check out the valuable resources linked from this page, including a recent webinar “Safeguarding Our Climbers”. Our thanks to the BMC, ClimbScotland, Mountaineering Ireland and Children 1st for hosting and providing expert input, and for sharing a number of useful links which we have added below.

Safeguarding Webinar

Watch the Safeguarding Our Climbers Webinar on YouTube. This informational discussion was a collaboration between NICAS, Children 1st, the BMC, ClimbScotland, Mountaineering Ireland, and The Association of British Climbing Walls, and is the third talk in the 2023 Partners Seminar Series.

Help and Advice

Training Courses for Coaches


Internet safety

Good practice guidance for coaches:

Self Assessment: Assess my Organisation

Voice of the Child: