Acronyms Used by British Fencing

List of Commonly used Acronyms

AASE – Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence
afPE – Association for Physical Education
AGRC - Audit Governance and Risk Committee
AoCs – Association of Colleges
APS - Active People Survey
BANSC – Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
BBC - Beazley British Championships
BDFA – British Disability Fencing Association
BE - Boy’s Epee etc
BF - British Fencing
BOA – British Olympic Association
BoH - Back of House
BRC - British Ranking Circuit
BST - British School Team Championships
BUCS – British Universities and Colleges Sport 
BYC - British Youth Championships
CASC – Community Amateur Sports Club
CdM – Chef de Mission
CGE – Commonwealth Games England
CIMSPA – Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
CPD – Continuous Professional Development
CPSU – Child Protection in Sport Unit
CTS – Certificate of Tutoring in Sport
CSP - County Sport Partnership 
C&Js - Cadet & Junior British Championships
DCMS – Department for Culture, Media and Sport
DBS – Disclosure and Barring Service
DE - Direct Elimination
DfE – Department for Education
DT - Directoire Technique (Technical delegates)
ECLP - Eden Cup/Leon Paul Cup
EF – England Fencing
EFC - European Fencing Confederation
EFDS – England Federation of Disability Sport
EIS – English Institute of Sport
ET16 - European Team Championships 2016 (Veterans)
ETC – Elite Training Centre
EYC – England Youth Championships
FALA – Fencing Activity Leader Award
FIE - International Fencing Federation
FoP - Field of Play
GF – GO/FENCE
GF – Guernsey Fencing
GS - Girls Sabre etc
HE – Higher Education
HEI – Higher Education Institute
ICMG – International Cadet Management Group
JF – Jersey Fencing
LA – Local Authority (local council)
LP - Leon Paul
LPC – The Leon Paul Centre
LTAD – Long Term Athlete Development ME - Men’s Epee (etc)
LY – London Youth
MET - Men’s Epee Team (etc)
NGB – National Governing Body
NIF – Northern Ireland Fencing
NomCom - Nominations Committee
QMF – Quality Management Framework
RDO – Regional Development Officer
REFCOM – British Fencing Referee Committee
RPL – Recognition of prior learning
SA – The Scouts Association
SAGE – Finance Package
scUK – Sportscoach UK
SE – Sport England 
SF – Scottish Fencing
SGS College – South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
SLT – Senior Leadership Team
SLUK – Sports Leaders UK
SNI – Sport Northern Island
SPC - Safeguarding and Protecting Children
SS – Sport Scotland
SSG - Sainsbury’s School Games
SW – Sport Wales
S+RA – Sport and Recreation Alliance
S&C – Strength and Conditioning
TASS – Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme
TIC – Talent Identification & Confirmation
TP – Talent Pathway
U14 - Under 14
UEL - University of East London (SportsDock)
UKS – UK Sport
WCF - Wheelchair Fencing
WCP – World Class Programme
WiS – Women In Sport
WF - Women’s Foil (etc)
WF – Welsh Fencing
WSP – Whole Sport Plan
YSD - Youth Sport Direct
YST – Youth Sport Trust