SkillsActive aims to ensure all those working in active leisure, learning and well-being have the required skills and training to perform their roles effectively.
In order to achieve this SkillsActive works to ensure that training is available that meets industry standards and provides the best quality to the sector.
SkillActive endorsement identifies specific courses as training of the highest quality which conforms to industry standards. Endorsement proves that training has met strict criteria and undergone a rigorous evaluation process by a panel of experts. By endorsing the content of courses and the work or training providers as meeting approved standards, SkillsActive supports those working in the industry with finding providers that offer the best value quality training.
SkillsActive endorses courses in a range of areas:
Firmly established as the quality kitemark for the fitness industry, SkillsActive endorsed training offers CPD points to those on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
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Supporting those devoting valuable time to helping children learn through play, playwork endorsement is a key step toweards professionalising this important sector.
- Higher Education
Higher Education endorsement identifies degrees which effectively prepare students for employment in the sector.
SkillsActive's National Skills Academy for Sport and Active Leisure has a network of approved providers. These training providers from across the sport and actvie leisure sector have undergone a rigorous assessment to ensure that the training they offer meets the needs of employers in their area.