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TriMark Club Accreditation Criteria

To become TriMark Club Bronze or TriMark Club Silver accredited, a club is assessed against a number of criteria to ensure it meets the necessary standards.

The criteria are broken down into four distinct areas; Club Management, Activity Programme, Duty of Care and Welfare and Knowing Your Club and Community.

The level of criteria will vary depending on the level the club is completing. The following are the outlining criteria for each area.

TriMark Club Bronze Accreditation

Club Management

  • The club affiliates to British Triathlon.
  • The club has an open, non-discriminatory and up-to-date constitution.
  • The club has a management committee with defined roles and responsibilities.

Activity Programme

  • The club has at least Level I coach (post October 2016)
  • The club has written roles/ responsibilities laid down and assigned to all coaches involved with delivery.
  • The club provides a minimum of one coached club training session per week for all abilities.

Knowing Your Club and Community

  • The club has Code of Conducts for all volunteers, including coaches.

Duty of Care and Welfare

  • The club has a qualified Welfare Officer (for clubs with juniors and vulnerable adults).
  • The club adopts the British Triathlon Equity Policy and/or it’s own equivalent policy statement.


TriMark Silver Club Accreditation

Club Management

  • The club is committed to further development and work to maintain and improve accreditation.
  • The club holds regular Management Committee meetings though-out the year, including an AGM.
  • The club has a set of rules that all members sign up to.
  • The club has a clear and open accounts procedure.
  • The club communicates regularly with members.
  • The club actively promotes individual Home Nations membership.

Activity Programme

  • The coach responsible for the overall programme has completed the British Triathlon Level 2 Coaching award or British Triathlon Level 3 coaching award.
  • The club has a coaching team that has an active CPD programme.
  • The club organises a minimum of one ‘open novice training session’ to encourage newcomers every year.
  • The club has members participating in local and regional events.

Knowing Your Club and Community

  • The club has Code of Conduct for all members.

Duty of Care and Welfare

  • The club holds information on any medical conditions of all members and has a system in place to impart the information to club coaches/relevant officers.
  • The club has emergency procedures for dealing with serious injuries/accidents.

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