March 2021

Qualitas Updates As of today and over the Bank Holiday weekend, we are undergoing maintenance work on our website, Qualitas and Virtual Learning Environments. Users may experience periods of ‘down time’, although we will keep this to an absolute minimum during the hours of 9-5. The issue is likely to be entirely resolved by the end of the bank holiday […]

February 2021

COVID-19 Update  As the Government announced the “roadmap” for the ease of restrictions yesterday, the Department for Education published the update for “Further education coronavirus (COVID19) operational guidance”. “This guidance sets out what further education (FE) and skills providers need to know so that students of all ages can benefit from their education and training in full. It explains the […]


FREE CENTRE APPROVAL – on all centre applications started between DECEMBER 18th and JANUARY 4TH Apply to become a Focus Awards approved centre between Friday 18th December and Monday 4th January to get FREE CENTRE APPROVAL. Online application form:   T&C apply *   Terms and Conditions Centre application form must be 100% complete. A word version of the […]


  It has been a challenging and tough year for everyone from all walks of life and across the world. We’ve been in a national lockdown, not once, but twice. We’ve lost loved ones in a way which we would have never thought. We stood on our doorsteps, clapped, cheered, banged pots and pans and made as much noise as […]

COVID-19 UPDATE – November

COVID-19 UPDATE – November Whilst we are in a period of unsettlement due to Covid-19 Focus Awards will continue to support centres. During the next few weeks please be advised, we have extended the certificate dispatch times from 3 working days to 7 working days. If you only receive electronic certificates these will remain within the 3 working days SLA. […]

August 2020

CIMSPA At the end of September CIMSPA will not be endorsing certain qualification, these will of which be replaced with new qualifications Endorsement Ending 30th September Endorsement starting 1st October 2020 Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate In Personal Training (RQF) Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training (RQF) Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instructing […]

JULY 2020

Until recently who would have thought a deadly virus would come from nowhere and cause such devastation. The number of lives lost, the effect on your health and well-being (including those of whom you love), and the financial costs have been significant. Now we are aware of Covid-19 and the likely strategies employed by the UK government to control or […]

COVID-19 Update

In an effort to support our centres during this period of uncertainty, we are today offering our online portal free of charge for a period of 3 months – this may well be extended subject to review at a later stage. We have also taken the decision to make no charge for the associated materials when accessed via the portal. […]

February 2020

                      Qualifications approved Focus Awards Level 3 Developing Exercise Sessions for Older Adults (RQF) Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Dermaplaning Treatments (RQF)  – Operational start date 09/03/20 Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF) – Operational start date 09/03/20 If you wish to add any […]