Sports development

SkillsActive developed the following suite of standards for Sports Development.

These standards were completed and approved by the UK Commission for Education and Skills in August 2010.

  • A12 Contribute to strategic development in sport and active leisure
  • A21 Support the efficient use of resources
  • A41 Manage information for action
  • A44 Manage a project
  • A211 Apply for external funding for sport and physical activity
  • A319 Recruit, select and keep colleagues
  • A320 Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility
  • A321 Provide learning opportunities for colleagues
  • A322 Provide leadership in sport and active leisure
  • A323 Manage your own resources and professional development
  • A324 Develop productive working relationships with colleagues
  • A325 Lead and motivate volunteers
  • A326 Involve, motivate and retain volunteers
  • B227 Contribute to evaluating, developing and promoting services
  • B229 Plan and organise services
  • C27 Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff
  • C33 Work with others to improve customer service
  • D61 Facilitate community-based sport and physical activity
  • D62 Support the development of sport and physical activity in education
  • D210 Promote equality and diversity in sport and physical activity
  • D211 Contribute to the prevention and management of abusive and aggressive behaviour
  • D212 Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists