Professional recognition

Employers in this sector are looking to SkillsActive to help to further professionalise their businesses through SkillsActive Registers, which bring professional registration across specific sub-sectors, aquatics, physical activity providers, playwork, beauty, nails, spa and performance lifestyle support.

These registers aim to establish career pathways to retain talented individuals in the sector and provide them with clear progression routes. It supports a sector, dominated by SMEs, to build its capability in support of predicted employment growth.

Alongside supporting individuals through professional development, membership to these registers indicates an individual has met National Occupational Standards, which outline the competencies required to fulfil a certain job role. Registered professionals also commit to earning a certain number of CPD points over the course of their membership.

Find out more about each register.

Register of Aquatic Professionals
Register of Playwork Professionals
Children's Activity Professionals Register
Register of Personal Development Practitioners in Sport

Register of Beauty Professionals