Safeguarding Children in Angling

Safeguarding Children in Angling:

Safeguarding the welfare and protection of young people is the concern of all adults at all times, irrespective of their role within the organisation.

In line with Sport NI and the NSPCC “Good Practice for Children’s Sport”  all suitable policy documents for clubs can be found here in this section.

For further information on safeguarding and your club you can contact your Angling Active Clubs Officer.

If your club would like to attend or organise a safeguarding training course please contact us or visit the “Become a Coach” page for your next available course.



Angling NI is now the registered body for all Angling Clubs in NI for completing Access NI applications.

Your club can now apply for the “Enhanced” Disclosures” for your club officers and volunteers by following the link below and following the information on the attached document.

When requested please input the following “Personal Identification Number” for Angling NI which is:- 409880 This is the number that you will need to input for any applicants and application so that they can note this on their on-line application.

Before you start:

Apply by logging in. If you don’t have an account with Access NI you can register as part of the application. After registering, you must return to this page to complete your application.

Before beginning you must have with you the following details:

  • The pin number (409880) given to you by the person who asked you to complete this form.
  • your address(es) for the last five years.
  • your National Insurance number.
  • your driving license and passport numbers (if you have these documents)

Clubs (Designated Officer, Secretaries or Chairperson) must also complete the ID Validation Form and return this to AnglingNI via email or post.

See below NewPinnotificationandIDform

After you complete the application

After you complete your application it will be forwarded to the registered body for approval and then to AccessNI for processing.  You will be able to track its progress. You can do this by logging into your account or by using the link included in the confirmation email you will receive.

Access NI Enhanced Application Guidance Notes are below for downloading.


Angling NI Safeguarding Policy

If you require a word version copy of the Angling NI Safeguarding Policy, please contact us. A PDF Version is detailed below.


Traveling to Events Information:

  • Organising travel to “away” events. Sometimes your club might have to go on away trips. Though Angling NI do not organise these trips we would encourage you to consider the following information for your club:


Angling Club – Volunteer Appliation Form

Angling Club Lead Coach Form Angling Clubs Parental Consent Form Angling Club - Volunteer Appliation Form Angling Clubs Anti-Bullying Guidance Access NI 2015 Applicant-Guidance-Enhanced-Application Angling Clubs Accident Report Form Angling Clubs Incident Form Angling Clubs Volunteer Reference Form Angling NI Safeguarding Policy NewpinnotificationandIDform