Meet the first Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner

We’re pleased to announce today that CIMSPA member Kayley Stabler has successfully become the first Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner.

Chartered status is awarded to those who have shown real excellence, innovation and quality within their field. It’s the hallmark of a qualified and excellent professional, allowing everybody within your professional sphere to see and acknowledge your achievements.

Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA, said:

“We have membership pathways for everyone working in sport and physical activity. But chartered status is awarded to those who have become champions of our sector’s values. CIMSPA is committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and chartered status is a part of that endeavour. We congratulate Kayley in becoming the first Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner.”

CIMSPA Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner recognises professional status and helps individuals achieve career ambitions. Kayley's prospective clients move forward knowing she has been endorsed by the sector's only professional body.

Kayley Stabler, Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner said:

“Chartered appealed to me as a process by which personal trainers and coaches can be held accountable for their individual standard of practice and ensures the development of the industry itself – which was previously missing and much needed!”

Undergoing the chartered process required me to critically analyse and breakdown my practice in order to be able to identify and evidence the areas of my practice being assessed. I hope the successful attainment of chartered status will give prospective clients confidence in my externally validated ability as a personal trainer and that, as the industry progresses with this process, we establish a better precedent of not only an acceptable but exceptional calibre of practice, contributing to the nation's health crisis moving forwards!”

Kayley has become the first Chartered Activity and Health Practitioner to achieve membership through the pilot programme, launched in February this year at the CIMSPA Conference 2020. The chartered pilot is on-going and we are hoping to launch the process later in the year for all CIMSPA members.

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CIMSPA's work enhances the career opportunities and professional development of the workforce operating in sport, fitness, exercise, leisure, gym, coaching, health and wellbeing. We achieve this through sector-wide engagement, membership, networking, events, directories and professional standards.

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