October 2019

LATEST NEWS

CIMSPA
Following out post from October 1st 2019, Focus Awards are now an approved Awarding Organisation Partner.

Since the announcement in October our qualification development team have worked on some new qualifications which are approved and endorsed by CIMSPA and can be found below:
Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym Based Exercise (RQF)
Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training (RQF)
Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma Practitioner in Personal Training (RQF)

REPS
Focus Awards are happy to announce that we are now a REPs Awarding Organisation. The following qualifications are now endorsed and carry CPD points. 

Qualification Number Title CPD Points
601/4710/6 Focus Awards Level 3 Award In Nutrition for Physical Activity (RQF) 16
601/4886/X Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate In Activity Leadership (RQF) 16
601/4887/1 Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate In Active Leisure, Learning and Well-Being Operational Services (RQF) 16
601/4889/5 Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) 16
601/4968/1 Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning (RQF) 16
601/4969/3 Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness In Active Leisure and Learning (RQF) 16
601/5072/5 Focus Awards Level 2 Award In Employment Rights And Responsibilities (RQF) 16
601/5373/8 Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development  (RQF) 16
601/5374/X Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations (RQF) 16
601/5377/5 Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management (RQF) 16
601/5482/2 Focus Awards Level 2 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport (RQF) 16
601/5865/7 Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (RQF) 16
601/6107/3 Focus Awards Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) 16
601/6111/5 Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) 16
601/6152/8 Focus Awards Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) 16
601/6153/X Focus Awards Level 4 Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) 16
601/6167/X Focus Awards Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) 16
601/6168/1 Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) 16
601/6256/9 Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF) 16
601/7006/2 Focus Awards Level 3 Award in the Foundations of Yoga (RQF) 16
603/2045/X Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Instructing Studio Cycling (RQF) 16
603/3324/8 Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Instructing Sports Specific Conditioning  (RQF) 16
603/3451/4 Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport (RQF) 16
603/3525/7 Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF) 16
603/3941/X Focus Awards Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting (RQF) 16
603/3942/1 Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Instructing  Weight Training (RQF) 16
603/3943/3 Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting (RQF) 16
603/3951/2 Focus Awards Level 3 Award for British Weight lifting Technical Officials (RQF) 16
603/3952/4 Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Instructing Weight Training (RQF) 16
601/5512/7 Focus Awards Level 2 Award in First Aid for Sport (RQF) 8
601/6101/2 Focus Awards Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 8


Centre Approval Offer*
From Friday 1st November 2019 until Friday 8th November 2019 we are offering 25% discount on all centre approval applications submitted during this time. To become a centre, head over to our online application here. If you are unsure of the requirements or would like to know more information, you can find our application guide here.

*Terms and conditions apply


 Pricing update

We are currently looking at our pricing structures and will be looking to increase our fees from January 2020. Such an increase will be the first in 5 years and is as a result of increased operating costs. However, please rest assured we will still be amongst the most competitive aos in the market. More information to follow.


New Qualifications

Sports, Leisure And Recreation

Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Teaching Olympic Weightlifting in Schools (RQF)
Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym Based Exercise (RQF)
Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training (RQF)

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

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Developing Physical Activity and Weight Management Strategies for Diabetic Clients (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma Master Practitioner in Personal Training (RQF)

Service Enterprise

Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Managing a Salon Business (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Using Pre-Blending Oils for Massage (RQF)                        

Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Combined Beauty Therapy Skills (RQF)Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Self-Tanning Treatments (RQF)


Qualifications In Development

Sports, Leisure and Recreation x 13

Service Enterprise x 6

Health and Social Care x 4

Over the next few months our aim is to grow our portfolio of qualifications, along with gaining approval on some of our current qualifications with CIMSPA and REPS



Do you have a qualification that you would like developing? Let us know, email qualdev@focusawards.org.uk to register interest in new qualifications and we will be in touch. 

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