The Scottish Football Association


What does Quality Mark mean and what will it actually achieve for your club? Well the first question is do you have an ambition for your club? If the answer is yes then the Scottish FA, supported by McDonald's can help you. Sign up to the Quality Mark Award Scheme and first off you'll be assigned a Scottish FA Club Development Manager. These managers will help you assess your current structures and processes and plan and strategise for the future.

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The Criteria

Understand what your club must have in place to achieve one of our five Quality Mark Awards or, what you need to do to progress to the next level. Our criteria set to help you reach good standards in line with the level of ambition you have. We will suport you in every step to achieve these criteria.

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Documents you might need

Our document library contains a host of information and templates that will help your club develop good structures and processes. These documents have evolved over many years and many have been developed from examples of great practice in community based clubs across the country.

Environment resources

Governance resources

People resources


Case Studies

Hear from our Quality Mark Clubs in our exclusive case studies about their journey as a club, their roots, their ambitions, their successes and their learning curves, and also how the Award Scheme has helped them reach the level they are at.

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Sign your club up now

So you now understand what Quality Mark is, how it would benefit your club and the support that is offered throughout. Hopefully you also have a level of ambition for your club and you are ready to get involved. Just give us few details here and we'll get in touch.

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