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About the Angling Trust's Development Work

About Angling Development
Angling Development is a priority area for the Angling Trust. Our development work is funded by Sport England and the Environment Agency.

What does our Development Team do?
Working with key partners, we are building a better infrastructure to deliver the sport of angling within England. This includes working with national, regional and local angling and non-angling organisations to:

  • develop policy
  • provide leadership
  • provide coach education and training
  • develop clubs and volunteers
  • establish regional development frameworks
  • establish a safe environment for young people to participate in angling

What are the benefits?

The benefits to angling include:

  • increased participation
  • better quality clubs
  • increased club membership
  • increased numbers of qualified, licensed and active angling coaches
  • more recognition and support for the development of angling
  • seamless participation frameworks and structures
Make contact with the Angling Development Team here.

Glossary of terms

APA - Accreditation of Prior Achievement
APL - Accreditation for Prior Learning
BW - British Waterways
CAAG - County Angling Action Group
CPD - Continuing Professional Development
CPSU - Child Protection in Sport Unit
CRB - Criminal Records Bureau (replaced in 2012 by the DBS - Disclosure & Barring Service)
CSP - County Sport Partnership
CTS - Certificate in Tutoring Sport
EA - Environment Agency
EFDS - English Federation of Disability Sport
EV - External Verifier / External Verification
FESCo - Further Education Sports Coordinator
HCSCs - Home Country Sports Councils
IAPS - Introduction to Assessment Practice in Sport
IV - Internal Verifier / Internal Verification
L1ACAQ - Level 1 Award in Coaching Angling (QCF)
L2CCAQ - Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Angling (QCF)
LA - Local Authority
LSCB - Local Safeguarding Children Board
NFA - National Federation of Anglers
NFSA - National Federation of Sea Anglers
NGB - National Governing Body
NOS - National Occupational Standards
NSPCC - National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
PDM - Partnership Development Officer
PESSCL - PE School Sport and Club Links
QCA - Qualification and Curriculum Authority
RAAG - Regional Angling Action Group
S&TA - Salmon & Trout Association
SCUK - Sports Coach UK
SE - Sport England
SSCo - School Sports Coordinator
SU - Sport Unlimited
UKCC - United Kingdom Coaching Certificate
WSFF - Women's Sport & Fitness Foundation
WSP - Whole Sport Plan

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
Email: admin@anglingtrust.net
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