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Advanced Level Apprenticeship in leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Apprenticeship Overview

 

 

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

Not part of frame work

Others

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

Not part of frame work

 

 Others

Focus Awards Level 2 Award In Instructing Kettlebells (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8689/6

The Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells (RQF) is aimed at those learners qualified with a level 2 fitness qualification looking to be able to competently plan and instruct Kettlebell sessions.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells (RQF) provides learners with the extended knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to competently instruct Kettlebells.  The qualification will also allow learners to be able to prepare, instruct, demonstrate and evaluate a kettlebell exercise session highlighting the benefits and safety considerations to be considered when design a kettlebell programme.

 

Qualification Structure

To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells (RQF) learners must complete two mandatory units  achieving a total of 4 credits.

 

Learner Entry Requirements

A learner must have previously completed a Level 2 Fitness instructing qualification other than this Focus Awards do not set any other entry requirements for the qualification however other requirements may be required by the centre.

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 National Award/Certificate/Diploma in Sport
  • Level 3 NVQ in Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients (RQF)

Qualification purpose

QRN – 601/8218/0

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Weight Management for obese and diabetic clients (RQF) is aimed at learners who are already qualified at level 3 personal trainer or equivalent.

The qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding in order to have the ability to plan and deliver physical activity with weight management strategies for obesity and diabetes management.

 

Qualification structure/Rules of combination

In order to successfully complete the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients (RQF) learners must achieve a total of 16 credits from 4 mandatory units

 

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 personal trainer qualification or equivalent.

 

Progression routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain (QCF)
  • British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Specialist Exercise Instructor Level 4 Cardiac Qualification
  • Level 4 Certificate in Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Level 4 Award In Long Term Neurological Conditions

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain (RQF)

Qualification purpose

QRN – 601/8194/1

 The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back (RQF) Pain is aimed at those learners who are already qualified at Level 3 for fitness instructing.

The qualification will allow learner to be able to plan, deliver and review programmes for patients or clients with lower back pain.

 

Qualification structure

In order to successfully complete the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate In Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain (RQF) learners must achieve a total of 15 credits from 4 mandatory units

 

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 personal trainer qualification or equivalent.

 

Progression routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Specialist Exercise Instructor Level 4 Cardiac Qualification
  • Level 4 Certificate in Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Level 4 Award In Long Term Neurological Conditions

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Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Postnatal Exercise Programmes (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8178/3

The Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are already qualified at Level 3 for personal trainer. The qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to design pre and post natal programmes for individual clients.

The Focus Awards Level 3 in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes (RQF) is also aimed at learners who wish to attain a recognised qualification as a specialist instructor who can address the needs of pre and post natal exercise. The qualification is also relevant for those already working with pre & post natal clients/participants without a formal qualification.

 

Qualification structure

In order to successfully complete the Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes (RQF) learners must achieve a total of 5 credits from 2 mandatory units

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 personal trainer qualification or equivalent.

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Specialist Exercise Instructor Level 4 Cardiac Qualification
  • Level 4 Certificate in Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Level 4 Award In Long Term Neurological Conditions

Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8117/5

The Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is aimed at experienced yoga practitioners and those learners working in the fitness industry and want add teaching yoga to their portfolio of qualifications.

The Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to become competent and professional teachers of Yoga.

The purpose of the Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is to equip learners both professionally and practically to teach yoga asana, breathing practices, pranayama, relaxation and concentration/meditation to students with a wide variety of ability and experience with an underlying knowledge and understanding of yoga principles and philosophy.

 

Qualification Structure

In order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) learners must complete all 5 Mandatory units.

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, but it is recommended that learners will have been regularly practising Yoga competently for 3 years.

 

Progression Routes

There are no relevant accredited qualifications that learners can progress onto. Learners may wish to move into more specialist training such as Yoga for Pregnancy, Yoga for Healthy Backs, Yoga for Special Needs, Yoga for Children and Yoga Therapy.

 

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Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and Learning School Sport (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8047/X

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport (RQF) is aimed at developing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the principles of teaching physical education in schools and understanding the associated legislation.

 

Qualification Type

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport (RQF) has been accredited on theRegulated Qualification Framework (RQF). The RQF framework gives learners the opportunity to get the qualifications they need, in a way that suits them. RQF qualifications are designed with the help of employers so learners can be assured that they’re gaining skills that employers are looking for.

 

Qualification Structure

To achieve this qualification learners must achieve 18 credits from 9 mandatory units.

 

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  •  Level 4 certificate in Leadership and Management

 

Purpose Statement

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

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8026/2

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF) 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 (RQF) 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.

 

Qualification Structure

To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF) leaners must complete 4 mandatory units achieving 16 credits and a minimum of 8 credits must be achieved though the optional units.

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

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Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (RQF)

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/8035/3

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (RQF) 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 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and Schools Sport (RQF) is to provide learners 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.

 

Qualification Stucture

To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level NVQ 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (RQF) learners must complete 12 mandatory units achieving a total of 54 credits.

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (RQF)

 

Purpose Statement

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