Our sponsors


Headline sponsors


Harlands group

Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over 2.3 million direct debits monthly.

They do more than process payments, they help their clients to earn optimal income on each membership sold, access a flexible, customisable online joining solution, reduce internal administration work and gain peace of mind that income and data is secure.

Their customers include The Gym Group, Anytime Fitness, Odeon, Marriott and Xercise4Less.


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My PT Hub

My PT Hub is an online web and mobile app, enabling personal trainers, coaches and gym owners to manage their clients by creating customisable training and nutrition programmes, whilst tracking their progress and achievements. My PT Hub is already loved and trusted by over 80,000 coaches and loved by 2.2m clients worldwide. The software has an unrivalled and extensive set of features that have been carefully designed by personal trainers, for personal trainers.

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DFC are a leading revenue management solutions provider, who are dedicated to offering a totally transparent service with clear pricing and no hidden extras. Their mission is to make payments easier for clients and help improve your customer relationships and retention. You can leave them to collect your Direct Debits, while you concentrate on running - and growing - your business.

They work hard to provide new solutions for their clients and to deliver on their promises. That's what makes DFC different.


Future Fit Training

Future Fit Training have been driving innovation and excellence in the fitness industry since 1993 and are committed to raising the standards of health and fitness training across the UK.

As the two time winners of ukactive’s ‘Training Provider of the Year’ Award in 2016 and 2017 and winners of the ‘Innovate Training Programme’ Award in 2014, they are recognised by experts within the sector for their outstanding quality of training and impact on the health and fitness industry.


Institute of Swimming

The Institute of Swimming are the largest provider of Swim England qualifications and aquatics courses. We offer flexible, industry leading training, delivered by exceptional tutors.

Their courses cover teaching swimming, coaching, aquatic health and fitness, and pool plant. Quality is at the heart of everything IoS do, as high-quality courses and tutors lead to outstanding aquatic professionals.

They can create a bespoke workforce development plan and use a mixture of delivery models to match your business needs.

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IQL UK – Royal Life Saving Society

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. 40,000+ lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year!

With a portfolio of 60+ qualifications and awards, RLSS UK ensures clients remain at the cutting edge of lifeguarding, first aid, water safety, pool management and lifesaving. RLSS UK works with an impressive list of national leisure providers from hotels, spas and competition pools, to leisure centres, open water swimming venues and aqua parks. RLSS UK also develops bespoke qualifications and delivers water safety consultancy.



Learning is a journey of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. As the world’s learning company, they inspired by the way education transforms lives.

Pearson has been an expert in designing and supporting the delivery of sport qualifications for over 20 years - working closely with teaching professionals, employers and professional bodies to ensure that our qualifications meet the needs of the sector now, and in the future.



Safety Training Awards is the awarding organisation of The Swimming Teachers' Association, an international registered charity and national governing body for swimming and lifesaving who work towards: the preservation of human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques.

Safety Training Awards works diligently to develop multi-disciplinary qualifications across swimming teaching, lifesaving, first aid and pool plant. As a CIMSPA awarding organisation partner, these qualifications reflect the latest standards and the ongoing needs of employers, trainers and teachers in the workplace.

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Swim England

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England. They provide the national structure for swimming, supporting their partners in all aspects of their sports, from advice on delivering and maximising your learn to swim programmes to developing your workforce with our market leading swimming teaching qualifications.

Swim England operates certification and education programmes for teachers, coaches and officials.


YMCA Awards

YMCA Awards are experts in fitness, health and wellbeing with over 20 years' experience developing UK-regulated and globally-recognised qualifications. As the most long-standing awarding organisation within the sector we work closely with industry experts, employers and training providers ensuring that our products/services not only deliver life-changing opportunities, but that they are the very best available.

YMCA Awards is also an approved end-point assessment organisations. With partnerships across many sectors we have the very best apprenticeship service available.

Incorporated by Royal Charter Charity registration number 1144545

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