What is Transcend?

Transcend is an Ofqual regulated and industry specialist awarding organisation in active leisure, learning and wellbeing. Advocates for the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity [CIMSPA]; Transcend is committed to supporting CIMSPA’s goals through exceptional awarding solutions and services.

Why choose Transcend?

Transcend is proud to be developing revolutionary products in support of sector transformation. The product portfolio is exclusively designed to empower unique individuals and professionalise the industry workforce.





Regulated vocational qualifications designed to support flexible education and employment pathways.


Regulated apprenticeship solutions designed to support industry careers.


Learning experiences designed to support personal development and professional growth.


Recognition schemes created to engage skill acquisition, give recognition and status.

Every product is developed in partnership with industry experts. Transcend offer a unique opportunity for best in class organisations to develop products in collaboration for no cost! Transcend believe that quality – not budget – is the deciding factor when it comes to partnerships.

Centre recognition for education providers is also complementary! Instead, any organisation that aspires to develop or deliver a Transcend product must demonstrate their commitment to the highest possible standards. Transcend's commitment to excellence is set to enable industry participation, performance and professionalisation.

Transcend believe in the empowerment of learners and are developing a range of bespoke learning and development pathways. Recognised prior learning, inclusion and safeguarding are critical success factors for learners, employers and the sector at large.

Who is Transcend?

Transcend is led by Stacey Doherty, the UK’s leading expert in her field. Guided by years of industry knowledge and experience, Stacey is renowned for an unrivalled energy and passion. Stacey has spent 20 years pioneering for the industry within a range of pedagogy, psychology and awarding organisation roles.

As a former international rugby league player Stacey is a true industry ambassador! There is nothing she won’t tackle to promote industry participation, performance and professionalisation!

Stacey’s team are highly regarded with 100+ years’ collective experience in industry and awarding. Stacey and the team firmly intend to embed integrity and innovation into all aspects of the awarding function.

Who is affiliated with Transcend?

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Affiliated with the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) as an awarding organisation member. Affiliated with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as an awarding organisation partner.


Find out more...

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Contact Us

Transcend Awards Limited
Robin Park Arena
Robin Park
Wigan, England, WN5 OUH

TEL: 44 (0) 1953 438499