Training provider partnership


A CIMSPA training provider partnership gives providers an opportunity to have their education and training reviewed against professional standards in the sport, fitness, leisure, and physical activity sector.

With a growing number of employers committing to only using CIMSPA recognised training, this provides a powerful ‘stamp of approval’ for both the partner organisation and their training offer.

Partnership applications are welcomed from all providers including private companies, further education colleges, universities, employers and independent consultants. As a CIMSPA training provider partner we will recognise your business, enable your brand to share our reputation for quality, and integrate you within the CIMSPA professional network.

CIMSPA recognition of your training activity will signify that it contributes to the development of an individual’s knowledge, skills and other competencies in support of professional and personal development. Most CIMSPA members are now required to carry out a set amount of CPD per membership year.

Partnership benefits

  • Professional standards engagement - Partners will benefit from being invited to participate in the professional standards consultation process. This will provide your organisation with the opportunity to contribute to the development of each professional standard.
  • Sector engagement - Partners will be invited to be part of one or more Professional Development Committees (PDCs). PDCs are made up of various employer groups, awarding organisations, training providers, higher / further education providers and sector specialists.
  • Employer partner guarantee - All CIMSPA employer partners are committed to only purchasing CIMSPA endorsed training and education products from CIMSPA training provider partners.
  • Partnership recognition - The right to use the CIMSPA partner logo, an official partnership certificate and a listing on the CIMSPA partnership directory.
  • Magazine and email bulletins - Digital and print subscription to S&PA Professional magazine to key partnership contacts.
  • Quality assurance - Regular QA visits to your organisation in accordance with CIMSPA quality assurance policy and procedures.
  • Media profile and recognition – CIMSPA will celebrate training provider partners and the contribution they are making to the sector. Training provider partners will be listed in a directory on www.cimspa.co.uk.
  • CIMSPA tahdah platform - A unique tool to manage your CIMSPA-member staff qualifications and CPD with ease.

Become a CIMSPA training provider partner

For further information on how to sign-up please see the user guide below.
Document Partnership sign-up user guide
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