These courses and qualifications are linked to specific professions or industry standards. Our Player Development Managers (PDMs) work with governing bodies, trade and professional associations and industry organisations to ensure players are undertaking relevant qualifications.

Often colleges can also provide part time C&G and NVQ qualifications in subject areas such as construction, plumbing, joinery and many other trades courses. The PDM facilitates player interests with local colleges.

Players are often interested in a number of Industry sectors and they include, but are not limited to:-

  • Coaching Qualifications – Rugby and other sports
  • Personal Training Awards – REPS registered qualifications
  • Strength and Conditioning Awards
  • Plumbing
  • Accountancy
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Property and Surveying

[protected]RPA Members click below for further information and guidance on each area:

Coaching Qualifications – Rugby and other sports
http://www.1st4sportqualifications.com/ – first for sport qualifications (qualifications agency)
http://www.rfu.com/TakingPart/Coach/FindACourse – Rugby Coaching
http://www.thefa.com/coaches – Football
http://coaching.uka.org.uk/qualifications/coach-education-and-pathway/ – Athletics

Personal Training Awards – REPS registered qualifications
http://www.exerciseregister.org/ – REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals)
http://www.thetrainingroom.com
– The Training Room

Strength and Conditioning Awards
http://www.1st4sportqualifications.com/
http://www.uksca.org.uk/uksca/

Plumbing
http://www.ciphe.org.uk/ – chartered institute of plumbing

Accountancy
http://www.icaew.com/

Marketing
http://www.dma.org.uk/
http://www.cim.co.uk/Home.aspx

Management
http://www.managers.org.uk/
http://www.i-l-m.com/

Property and Surveying
http://www.rics.org/site/ [/protected]