Membership Update 2018
As you are aware there will be a number of changes to ITU membership requirements in 2018.
The reason for this is the introduction of the Childrens First Act on December 11th 2017.
For more details
Under the new legislation ITU registered clubs must have the following:
All ITU Instructors and assistant instructors must complete a Garda Vetting Application specific to Taekwondo.
Garda Vetting obtained for other activities will not suffice.
The ITU are the only WTF Taekwondo body in Ireland currently recognised by An Garda Siochana for Garda Vetting.
Instructors who have completed the initial stage of vetting will shortly receive an email inviting them to be E-Vetted , please complete this section within 30 days of receipt or the link will expire.
Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Each Club Must have the following
Instructors and assistants : Must have completed the Safeguarding 1 workshop
Childrens officer: Must have completed Safeguarding 2 Workshop
Designated Liason Person : Must have completed Safeguarding 3 Workshop.
The ITU will endeavour to run courses in January for anyone who has missed them during 2017, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements.
Each club should provide information to all students with regards to Name and contact details for Instructor, Children’s officer and Designated Liason Person.
Garda Vetting: Initial phase June 2017
Safeguarding: Initial Phase February 2017
Completion January 31st 2018
Identify your club.
Road to completion:
Initial Garda Vetting application completed
Safeguarding 1 completed for instructors
DLP and children’s officers identified
Courses attended or booked for January
If your club is on the road to completion then you should be on the way to compliance before the end of January 2018
If you have identified as not being on the road to completion, please contact email@example.com immediately.
Remember, the above requirements are required by legislation and failure to comply will mean that the ITU cannot accept your membership.
Clubs who operate outside legislation may be refused insurance and will be required by law to produce evidence of compliance to those responsible for leasing or renting premises to individuals .
Club Registration Form 2018