Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF)
The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are experienced in Yoga and are keen to gain a better understanding of the principles that underpin Yoga for children aged 5 -16 years.
The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF) will provide learners with the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to teach a range of Yoga postures, breathing and mindful methods to groups of children aged 5 – 16 years.
The purpose of the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF) is to equip established Yoga practitioners with an understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and its postures, and how to adapt this in order to teach and delivery Yoga classes to children aged 5-16 years. Learners will understand how to equip them with a range of breathing and relaxation techniques, to evaluate the abilities of children aged 5-16, and how to create specific Yoga classes for each age range. They will also learn how to empower children aged 5-16 to understand methods for coping, de-stressing, and advancing their fitness through Yoga.
To successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children 5-16 (RQF) learners must complete all the mandatory units totalling 29 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
A learner must have previously completed a Level 2 Certificate in 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.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Understand key health and safety protocols when working with children||K/617/1838||3||20||3|
|Understanding an overview of Yoga||A/617/1827||3||30||4|
|Preparing to deliver a yoga session for children aged 5 – 16||A/617/1830||3||47||7|
|Developing a range of asana to meet the needs of mixed ability children aged 5 – 16||M/617/1842||3||45||7|
|Plan and teach a yoga session for all age groups||J/617/1832||3||49||7|