Members of the panel have worked over the last few years to develop a CPD system for the exercise and fitness sector which improves the quality of training and raises standards.
The panel advises SkillsActive on the technical content of submissions and plays a role in quality assuring the delivery of training, which is then ultimately recognised by Register of Exercise Professionals.
Evaluators are required to sign and agree to the following documentations.
If you have not submitted the above documents to SkillsActive please sign and post back to
New Oxford Street
The technical expert group (TEG), sport and fitness employers group (SAFE) and the endorsement panel work together to ensure that the training and qualifications fitness professionals access is of high quality and valued by the sector.
The work of these groups is clearly important to training providers working in the fitness sector, and the provision of information around submission dates and minutes of panel meetings is provided to ensure key issues are communicated effectively.
Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS)
Lifelong Learning UK
City and Guilds
Central YMCA Qualifications
SkillsActive’s team of Account Managers work directly with NGBs to embed more highly skilled and qualified people into their sporting infrastructure. This ensures they have the right people with the right skills to develop their sport at a club, county and regional level.
With a strong regional presence, SkillsActive has developed expertise on local policy and skills provision and can capitalise on funding available in each area.
The Sport England funding enables SkillsActive’s relationship managers to meet NGB training and workforce needs by providing them with the following support:
To read about our current work with the FA click here.
SkillsActive’s wider sector partnerships
SkillsActive's work with NGBs is complimented by our wider engagement with employers and national partners. We facilitate two key groups:
Click here for more information on how SkillsActive wish to engage with NGBs during the 2013-17 Period.
SAFE is a strategic group made up of leading sport and fitness employers, managed in partnership with the Fitness Industry Association (FIA). It exists to provide leadership and direction in policy areas concerned with workforce development across this sector, and specifically to:
There is employer representation from the Trust (SPORTA), Contractor (LMCA), Local Authority (CLOA) and Private Operator (FIA) sectors. National Governing Bodies of sport are also represented. SAFE meets 4 times a year, and the management of the group is undertaken jointly by SkillsActive and the Fitness Industry Association.
In the fitness sector we have two key groups:
We also work closely with NGBs, training providers, funding and development agencies.
Much of our work with our sectors comes through expert groups and in sport we are engaged in the following groups: