Disclosure and Barring Service (Formerly CRB) Check
Enhanced DBS Check carried out by a recognised body with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Shi Kon recommends that DBS Checks are renewed annually and will send you a reminder when your current check is about to expire. You can now apply for a DBS Check on-line, but will still need to resubmit original proofs of identity each time.
Instructors and Assistant Instructors receiving no payment, or expenses only, are eligible for a "Volunteer" check. All other Instructors need to get a "Professional" check.
Awarded within the guidelines of Shi Kon and/or the appropriate Governing Body.
Shi Kon is happy to accept and record suitable evidence produced by individual instructors, for example a coaching qualification that meets or exceeds the requirements listed in 2 above. However, if you are unable to produce any or all of these items, Classic Coaching can provide them on a “mix and match” basis.
Instructors can provide evidence of the above 4 items together with a small administrative fee (which is included in the premium for Insurance cover) to receive a certificate confirming registration. Each of these areas will have an expiry date and will require evidence of renewal after the appropriate time i.e. Professional Indemnity Insurance must be renewed each year. We will database the information and issue reminders to each Instructor as renewal dates become due.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Martial Guard policy with Towry Law.
The cover offers up to £5m per incident on a claims occurring basis which includes a Run Off Policy. The annual premium is £97 for 2019 (£70 to run from May to December).
There is now an alternate policy that offers cover for £10m per incident. The annual premium for this is £116 (£83 to run from May to December).
To pay by Paypal, or to use a credit /debit card, click on the button below:
£5m per incident (£70 May to December)
£10m per incident (£83 - May to December)
Disclosure and Barring Service Check (Formerly CRB)
We now use an "Umbrella Body" to organise DBS Enhanced checks for Shi Kon members.
This gives us access to the "ebulk" on-line system. At the moment, we are getting results within approximately one week of the application being approved and sent to DBS which is considerably quicker than with the paper-based process.
To apply, you will need to complete an on-line form and send original ID documents to Martin Gatter at the Shi Kon office. If you would like these returned using special or recorded delivery, you must attach a suitable stamped, addressed, envelope.
Please note that DBS now accept viewing of original documents via a video call ie Skype or WhatsApp. Contact Martin if you would prefer to use this method (you will still need to send copies of your documents).
To do this, you should log on to www.carecheck.co.uk and click on "New Applicants"
After agreeing to a statement you will be asked for an Organisation Reference. This is SHIKONMARTIALARTS (upper case). You should leave the password section blank. You will then be asked to agree two further statements before the screen opens to enter your personal details. You should follow the on-line instructions from this point.
Please make sure you apply for an Enhanced check, NOT a Basic check.
Fees - £25 for Volunteers, £70 for Professionals
See Instructor Registration section above for definitions of "Volunteer" and "Professional".
Details of the documents which are acceptable to prove identity are shown here - DBS Document List
Pay for DBS Check (Volunteer) £25
Pay for DBS Check (Professional) £70