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Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/4889/5

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) 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.

 

Qualification Stucture

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete the following 11 mandatory units and 2 optional units for group A or group B

Mandatory Units 

  • Understanding how to lead a team in active leisure
  • Promoting customer care in active leisure
  • Understanding how to manage health, safety and welfare in active leisure
  • Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector
  • Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Continuing professional development in active leisure
  • Understanding the Employing Organisation
  • Manage own professional development within an active leisure organisation
  • Set objectives and provide support for an active leisure team
  • Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff in an active leisure environment
  • Improve the customer’s experience in active leisure

Optional Units

Group A

  • Understanding financial procedures in active leisure
  • Understanding how to deliver objectives through the work of an active leisure team
  • Understanding how to supervise facility maintenance in active leisure
  • Marketing in active leisure
  • Understanding how to sell services and products to customers in active leisure
  • Operating swimming pool plant

Group B

  • Address performance problems affecting team members
  • Promote learning and development in active leisure

 

Learner Entry Requirements

  • Prior to enrolling on the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF), learners must have the necessary underpinning knowledge at level 2.
  • 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 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) learners may progress in a number of areas within sport, leisure and fitness centres or outdoor activity centres in roles such duty managers and supervisors.

 

Qualification Type
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (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.

 

Qualification Progression Routes

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

  • NVQ Level 4 in Operations and Development
  • Level 3 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Leisure Management

 

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 on their professional register.

 

Resources

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

 

Purpose Statement

To view the purpose statement please click here

Qualification Overview

QRN – 601/4889/5

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) 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.

 

Qualification Stucture

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete the following 11 mandatory units and 2 optional units for group A or group B

Mandatory Units 

  • Understanding how to lead a team in active leisure
  • Promoting customer care in active leisure
  • Understanding how to manage health, safety and welfare in active leisure
  • Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector
  • Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Continuing professional development in active leisure
  • Understanding the Employing Organisation
  • Manage own professional development within an active leisure organisation
  • Set objectives and provide support for an active leisure team
  • Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff in an active leisure environment
  • Improve the customer’s experience in active leisure

Optional Units

Group A

  • Understanding financial procedures in active leisure
  • Understanding how to deliver objectives through the work of an active leisure team
  • Understanding how to supervise facility maintenance in active leisure
  • Marketing in active leisure
  • Understanding how to sell services and products to customers in active leisure
  • Operating swimming pool plant

Group B

  • Address performance problems affecting team members
  • Promote learning and development in active leisure

 

Learner Entry Requirements

  • Prior to enrolling on the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF), learners must have the necessary underpinning knowledge at level 2.
  • 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 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) learners may progress in a number of areas within sport, leisure and fitness centres or outdoor activity centres in roles such duty managers and supervisors.

 

Qualification Type
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (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.

 

Qualification Progression Routes

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

  • NVQ Level 4 in Operations and Development
  • Level 3 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Leisure Management

 

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 on their professional register.

 

Resources

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

 

Purpose Statement

To view the purpose statement please click here

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