Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (RQF)

(QRN: 603/2769/8)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (RQF) is aimed at learners who are qualified at level 3 and are looking to progress into the specialised field of strength and conditioning.

 The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (RQF) provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of how to improve athletic performance, through a systematic approach developing athletic qualities such as speed strength and power, as well as reducing sporting injuries.

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must complete the 3 mandatory units achieving a total of 24 credits.

 

 

Learner Entry Requriements

Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners.

Learners must have completed a Level 3 in Personal Training

 

 

Progression Routes

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

  • Higher education (e.g. college or university) to study strength and conditioning at a higher level.
  • A range of specialist strength and conditioning qualifications.
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Age Ranges

Learners should be 16 (minimum) to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Biomechanical, physiological and psychological factors affecting strength and conditioning  for  sports  performance T/616/7825 4 30 4
Programming strength and conditioning activities for sports performance A/616/7826 4 50 10
Delivering strength and conditioning for sports performance F/616/7827 4 50 10