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Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/4886/X

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.

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve this qualification, learners must complete the following 6 mandatory units and chose 2 units from the list of optional units.

 

Mandatory

  • Prepare activity sessions
  • Lead activity sessions
  • Conclude and review activity session
  • Support the work of the team and organisation
  • Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
  • Support equality and diversity in active leisure and recreation

 

Optional

  • Contribute to participants’ personal and social development
  • Contribute to participants’ exploration and understanding of the natural environment
  • Administer finance and information
  • Contribute to joint working with other organisations
  • Support the development of the sport or activity
  • Look after participants when they are away from home
  • Enable disabled people to take part in activities
  • Contribute to adventurous activities
  • Contribute to environmental conservation in active leisure recreation
  • Set up, take down and store activity equipment
  • Check and service activity equipment
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation

 

Qualification Type

The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF) is a work based qualification accredited on the Regulated 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.

The RQF:

  • Recognises smaller steps of learning and enables learners to build up qualifications bit by bit
  • Helps learners achieve skills and qualifications that meet industry needs
  • Enables work-based training to be nationally recognised.

 

Learner Entry Requirements

  • The qualification requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number at levels 3 and 2 respectively.

 

Employment Opportunities

On achievement of the Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF), learners could look to move into becoming a personal trainer, advanced Instructor or a club/centre supervisor.

 

Qualification Progression Routes

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

  • Level 2 + 3 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership

 

Industry

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) have provided a letter of recognition for the qualification indicating that the qualification is fit for purpose in terms of work based learning and progression within the health and fitness sector and is deemed a specialist category ontheir professional register.

 

Resources

Please contact us for full details of any resources we may have developed for your use.

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/4886/X

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.

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve this qualification, learners must complete the following 6 mandatory units and chose 2 units from the list of optional units.

 

Mandatory

  • Prepare activity sessions
  • Lead activity sessions
  • Conclude and review activity session
  • Support the work of the team and organisation
  • Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
  • Support equality and diversity in active leisure and recreation

 

Optional

  • Contribute to participants’ personal and social development
  • Contribute to participants’ exploration and understanding of the natural environment
  • Administer finance and information
  • Contribute to joint working with other organisations
  • Support the development of the sport or activity
  • Look after participants when they are away from home
  • Enable disabled people to take part in activities
  • Contribute to adventurous activities
  • Contribute to environmental conservation in active leisure recreation
  • Set up, take down and store activity equipment
  • Check and service activity equipment
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation

 

Qualification Type

The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF) is a work based qualification accredited on the Regulated 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.

The RQF:

  • Recognises smaller steps of learning and enables learners to build up qualifications bit by bit
  • Helps learners achieve skills and qualifications that meet industry needs
  • Enables work-based training to be nationally recognised.

 

Learner Entry Requirements

  • The qualification requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number at levels 3 and 2 respectively.

 

Employment Opportunities

On achievement of the Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (RQF), learners could look to move into becoming a personal trainer, advanced Instructor or a club/centre supervisor.

 

Qualification Progression Routes

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

  • Level 2 + 3 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership

 

Industry

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) have provided a letter of recognition for the qualification indicating that the qualification is fit for purpose in terms of work based learning and progression within the health and fitness sector and is deemed a specialist category ontheir professional register.

 

Resources

Please contact us for full details of any resources we may have developed for your use.

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