Sport and play surfaces

SkillsActive have developed the following suites of standards for sport and play surfaces.

  • Sport and play surfaces level 2
  • Sport and play surfaces level 3

Sport and play surfaces level 2

These standards were completed and approved by the UK Commission for Education and Skills in December 2007.

  • A513 Conform to efficient work practices
  • C224 Use and maintain equipment and machines
  • C241 Conform to general workplace safety
  • C230 Prepare sites for the construction of sport/play surfaces and equipment
  • C231 Provide ground and substructure conditions for sport/play facilities
  • C232 Provide foundations, substructures and edge details for sport/play surfaces and equipment
  • C233 Prepare for and install base layers for sport/play surfaces
  • C234 Complete sport/play surface work for handover
  • C18 Assemble and install purpose made equipment and components for sport/play
  • C234 Complete sport/play surface work for handover
  • C235 Check and maintain sport/play surfaces and equipment

Sport and play surfaces level 3

These standards were completed and approved by the UK Commission for Education and Skills in July 2009.

  • A320 Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility
  • C315 Ensure health and safety requirements are met in your area of responsibility
  • C34 Resolve customer service problems
  • C245 Install artificial grass surfaces for sport and play
  • C246 Install polymeric surfaces for sport and play
  • C247 Install acrylic surfaces for sport and play
  • C248 Install subfloor undercarriage systems for indoor sport and play surfaces
  • C233 Prepare for and install base layers for sport and play surfaces
  • C18 Assemble and install purpose made equipment and components for sport and play
  • C249 Install prefabricated textile and non-textile resilient surfaces for sport and play
  • C250 Install indoor polymeric surfaces for sport and play
  • C243 Install wood floor coverings
  • C244 Present, maintain and repair sports turf surfaces for play
  • A322 Provide leadership in your area of responsibility
  • A323 Manage your own resources and professional development