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Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport

Apprenticeship Overview

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Knowledge Qualification

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Combined Qualifications

Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

The Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF) is aimed at those learners currently working or wishing to work in a physical education and school sport setting.

The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and Schools Sport (QCF) is to provide leaners with the knowledge and understanding of delivering physical education and programmes with in schools. The qualification prepares learners for employment within a school sports environment, and covers communication and professional relationships, understanding child and young person development, safeguarding, planning, delivery and reviewing Physical Education and School Sport Programme.

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Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8840/6

The Focus Awards level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) is aimed at those learners currently working in the sports and active leisure sector and have already achieved the level 3 diploma in sports massage who are looking to move onto the next level.

 

The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) is to provide the leaner with the knowledge, skills and understanding that is needed to be able to Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessments, Provide Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury and Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair.

 

Qualification Structure

In order to complete the Focus Awards Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) learners must achieve 19 credits from  3 mandatory units.

 

Learner Entry Requirements

To complete this qualifications learners must have previously achieved a Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy or Equivalent. Other learner entry requirements are at the discretion of the centre

Advanced level Apprenticeship in Sports Development

Apprenticeship Overview

 

Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development aims to recognise competence within the workplace for learners in a sports development role within the active leisure sector.

This qualification is aimed at:

  • Learners aged 16+ who have the opportunity to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a sports development officer.
  • Activity leaders that would like a qualification to help them progress to the next level as a sports development officer (learners must be given sufficient responsibilities in order to generate the necessary evidence for their chosen units).
  • Current sports development officers that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (leisure centre, local councils etc…) that require their existing sports development staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their overall management of staff, improve links in the community and general customer service across their establishment(s).

    Knowledge Qualification

     Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (QCF) aims to recognise competence within the workplace for learners in a sports development role within the active leisure sector.

This qualification is aimed at:

  • Learners aged 16+ who have the opportunity to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a sports development officer.
  • Activity leaders that would like a qualification to help them progress to the next level as a sports development officer (learners must be given sufficient responsibilities in order to generate the necessary evidence for their chosen units).
  • Current sports development officers that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (leisure centre, local councils etc…) that require their existing sports development staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their overall management of staff, improve links in the community and general customer service across their establishment(s).

Combined Qualifications

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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership (England)

Apprenticeship Overview

Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF) is aimed at those learners working in environments such as holiday centres, youth clubs, leisure centres and other activity establishments. The qualification will provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence across areas such as health and safety, supporting teams, environmental sustainability, providing good customer service and maintain activity equipment.

Knowledge Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) is aimed at those learners who work or want to work in the Exercise and Fitness sector.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) offers learners the opportunity to achieve a qualification in fitness instructing via 4 pathways: Gym-based Exercise, Exercise to Music, Water-based Exercise and Exercise and Physical Activity for Children.   Each pathway enables learners to develop their knowledge and understanding required when planning and instructing clients or groups of participants in physical activity.

Combined Qualifications

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Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Advanced Spectator Safety

Apprenticeship Overview

Competence Qualification

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Knowledge Qualification

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Combined Qualifications

Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (QCF) is aimed at those learners working at spectator events, especially those events taking place within sports stadiums.

The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (QCF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to be able to steward at events such as music festivals, marches, football matches and more.

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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Spectator Safety

Apprenticeship Overview

Competence Qualification

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Knowledge Qualification

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Combined Qualifications

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF) is a work based competence qualification. The qualification is aimed at stewards who provide services such as health, safety and security, customer service to help spectators have a safe and enjoyable experience at the event.

The qualification will provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence across areas including preparing for events, controlling and monitoring spectators and managing conflict appropriately.

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF) meets the minimum requirements defines in the Green Guide: Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds. This enables learners to steward at live match events as well as other live spectator events

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Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness

Apprenticeship Overview

Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training (RQF) is a competency based qualification for personal trainers. The qualification is aimed at exercise instructors who are capable of planning, delivering and evaluating physical activity programmes independently and without direct supervision.

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training (RQF) is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It also provides access onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.

Knowledge Qualification

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF) is aimed at learners who are looking to become a personal trainer and who have achieved a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction.

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF) aims to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.

This qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 3.

Combined Qualifications

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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness

Apprenticeship Overview

Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF) aims to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence required to gain a qualification in the workplace that relates to their role as a fitness instructor.

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF) is a competency based qualification for gym instructors. This qualification is aimed at those instructors who wish to progress their career in the fitness industry by proving their competency at Level 2.

Knowledge Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) is aimed at those learners who work or want to work in the Exercise and Fitness sector.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) offers learners the opportunity to achieve a qualification in fitness instructing via 4 pathways: Gym-based Exercise, Exercise to Music, Water-based Exercise and Exercise and Physical Activity for Children.   Each pathway enables learners to develop their knowledge and understanding required when planning and instructing clients or groups of participants in physical activity.

Combined Qualifications

Not part of frame work

 Others

Advanced Level Apprenticeship in leisure Operations and Leisure Management

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Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (QCF) is aimed at those learners working in a supervisory role within the leisure industry such as leisure centres, swimming pools and caravan sites. The qualification will provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence across areas such as health and safety, employer rights and responsibilities, marketing and customer care.

Knowledge Qualification

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management (QCF)

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management (QCF) aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work as a leisure manager within an active leisure environment.

This qualification is aimed at:

  •  Learners aged 16+ who would like to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a leisure manager.
  • Supervisors / duty managers that would like a qualification to help them progress to the next level as a leisure manager.
  • Current leisure managers that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (health club, leisure centre, hotel etc…) that require their existing supervisory/management staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their service delivery, overall management of staff and the customer service within their establishment.

To successfully achieve this qualification, learners must complete all 6 of the mandatory units and 1 unit chosen from the remaining optional units.

Combined Qualifications

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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Apprenticeship Overview

The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations is designed for those individuals who are either already employed in the sector and wish to gain new knowledge and skills or who are looking to enter the sector and further develop their knowledge and skills to progress their careers. The framework is also suitable for those wishing to change career after having worked in a different sector.

This framework is aimed at those individuals who wish to work in operational roles in leisure and recreation facilities ranging from leisure and recreation centres to caravan and holiday parks.  Specific job roles could include;

Recreation/Leisure Assistant/Attendant

Responsibility for the cleaning, preparation and general safety of areas in a sport and recreation facility. Assisting customers.’

Competence Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-Being Operational Services (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-Being Operational Services (RQF) is aimed at those learners working in a sport activity environment who work with other staff and customers and for staff who use and maintain equipment and facilities, including caravan parks. This qualification will provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence across areas such as health and safety, supporting teams, providing good customer service and using/ maintaining activity equipment.

Knowledge Qualification

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations (RQF)

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations (RQF) aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and skills in order to competently perform their chosen role within an active leisure facility.  The qualification focuses on understanding employment rights and responsibilities, dealing with customers, equality and diversity, health and safety, the importance of team work and the self-development within learners job roles.

This qualification is specifically aimed at:

  • Learners aged 16+ who would like to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a lifeguard, recreation assistant or leisure attendant.
  • Current lifeguards, recreation assistants or leisure attendants that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (health club, leisure centre, hotel etc…) that require their existing staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their service delivery, performance of staff and the customer service within their establishment.

Please note that the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations (RQF) does not prepare or qualify the learner to work as a Lifeguard.

This responsibility is covered by a separate  qualification including

  • Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding
  • First Aid is included in this Certificate but is also available as a separate qualification:
  • Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid Skills

Combined Qualifications

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