DBS Checks

Disclosure & Barring Service

Please contact the DBS regarding disclosure certificates. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

For individuals wishing to obtain an enhanced DBS certificate, please contact your local council who will provide you with a link/application and details on how to apply via their offices.

Visiting overseas Instructors

The EKF do not require visiting overseas instructors to be DBS checked, but what we require is for all groups to simply establish a code of practice including such items as insuring that any overseas visiting instructors are never left alone with young people or vulnerable adults etc. 

In some cases that code of practice may require that the host instructor makes clear and outlines any unacceptable cultural practices and codes of behavior that may cause offence or be unacceptable in the Dojo in the UK. We also advise that your association Child Protection officer, or deputy is present at any training sessions.

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