The Scottish Football Association

The Criteria

There are essentially five levels of Quality Mark accreditation which your team or club can aspire towards. The criteria you need to satisfy to attain each award is presented below. Your local Club Development Manager will support your club as you work through the criteria and we also have a large bank of resources to support the process.

 ENTRY STANDARD DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY CLUB LEGACY CLUB
CRITERIA This is not an accredited stage. Clubs should register online here> One team or more Four teams or more at four different age groups Eight teams or more represented at children, youth, adult and female gameTwelve teams or more represented at children, youth, adult and female game
ENVIRONMENT     
 Organisational stucture
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 Code of Conduct
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 Online Positive Coaching Scotland (PCS) Pledge http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
 Appointed PCS Club Champion
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
 Facility Training/Playing Database http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
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 Volunteer Job Description
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 Additional Community Activity        http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif**
GOVERNANCE
Equity Policy http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Constitution & club Mission Statement http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Children 1st Policy (Where Applicable) http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
PVG Evidence (Where Applicable) http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
Health and Safety Policy http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Record of all Official Meetings http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Club Bank Account http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Appropriate Insurance http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Compliance to National Player Pathway http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/blacktik_50.gif
children/youth only
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ANA/League Registration http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/blacktik_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gif*http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
PEOPLE
First Aid Qualified Coach per team  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Coach + Volunteer Database  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
QM Coach Coordinator  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
Coaches PCS Workshop  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
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Leader PCS Workshop  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
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children/youth only
Parents PCS Workshop    http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
Player PCS Workshop    http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
children/youth only
Coach Education - Adult Teams  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
Club Coach Certificate
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Club Coach Certificate
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Club Coach Certificate
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Club Coach Certificate
Coach Education - Youth Teams  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
Head Coach - Level 2 Youth
Assistant Coach - Level 1 Youth
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Head Coach - Level 3 Youth
Assistant Coach - Level 2 Youth
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Club - Level 4 Youth or Children's attendance
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Club - Level 4 Youth or Children's attendance
Coach Education - Children Teams  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/orangetick_50.gif
Head Coach - Level 2 Children's
Assistant Coach - Level 1 Children's
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Head Coach - Level 3 Children's
Assistant Coach - Level 2 Children's
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Club - Level 4 Youth or Children's attendance
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Club - Level 4 Youth or Children's attendance
Physical Preparation (10% of Coaches)    http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gif
children/youth only
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children/youth only
Minimum (1x) Level One GK Coach per club  http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/tickepur_38.gif http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/greentick_50.gifhttp://www.scottishfa.co.uk/resources/images/uploads/ContentImages/CoachAndVolunteer/communityclubs/QualityMark/redtick_50.gif
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