The process to achieving Clubmark accreditation may seem a little daunting but it does not require extensive resources in order to complete the award.

Below is all your need to know about how you can go about achieving Clubmark accreditation for your club.

What do I need to start?

Clubs wishing to achieve Clubmark accreditation need a minimum of:

  • Two coaches (who have completed Safeguarding and First Aid training in the last 3 years)
  • A registered Club Welfare Officer
  • A named person at the club who can coordinate and lead on the process

Steps to achieving Clubmark

The criteria for achieving Clubmark accreditation is broken down into five separate sections. These sections are:

  • Step 1: Register as working towards

    Here’s the easy bit, simply complete the online Clubmark registration form here and we will send you a Clubmark pack to get started.

  • Step 2: Appoint a Club Welfare Officer

    Clubs are required to appoint a Club Welfare Officer and also ensure that they have completed the required training.

  • Step 4: Produce a 12 month club action plan

    Clubs are required to develop a 12 month club action plan that covers key areas of their development. Your club plan will be dependent on the size of your club and structures you have in place. Click here for a Club Development template

  • Step 5: Complete the evidence file

    Evidence to prove that each item of the criteria has been successfully completed needs to be included in the club’s portfolio for final assessment.