Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12470)           
UK only International

YMCA becomes first awarding organisation to secure CIMSPA accreditations

By Tom Walker    22 May 2018
The CIMSPA-accredited qualifications include the YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

YMCA Awards has become the UK’s first awarding organisation to achieve accreditation from the Chartered Institute of the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) across three new qualifications.

The new CIMSPA Professional Standards for Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer was created in consultation with operators, including Hilton Hotels, Virgin Active, Nuffield Health and Parkwood Leisure.

The introduction of qualifications which align with professional standards have been designed to meet the demands of employers and to demonstrate that PTs and instructors possess the right skills, qualifications and experience for prospective employers.

Andrée Deane-Barron, group education and skills director of Central YMCA, said: “The fitness industry has been crying out for qualifications that reflect the knowledge and skills employers are looking for, and through extensive collaboration with industry experts, we have been able to create them."

The three new qualifications have been adapted from the original coursework outlines and aim to further enhance the learning experience for both students and training providers.

Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA, added: “I would like to congratulate YMCA Awards on becoming the first awarding organisation to embrace the new CIMSPA professional standards for gym and personal training by offering qualifications that will address the knowledge and skills the fitness industry requires.

"Employers in our sector are looking for an increasingly skilled workforce and so I commend YMCA Awards for their speed in bringing these qualifications to market.”

The new qualifications will be accredited by CIMSPA from August 2018 and are:

• YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

• YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (Practitioner)

YMCA Awards  CIMSPA  Andrée Deane-Barron  Tara Dillon 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Related features
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom

Business Manager

National Heritage Centre
Salary: Up to £55,000 (depending on experience) + pension
Location: Newmarket, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary:
Location: Horley, Surrey, UK

General Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Kentish Town, London, UK

Sport and Physical Activity Development Officer

Southwark Council
Salary: £32,592 - £38,766
Location: Southwark, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 an hour
Location: Thamesmead, London, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £ 22,320 per annum
Location: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Trainee Duty Manager

Parkwood Leisure
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Location: Bristol

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 an hour
Location: Redhill, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £ 22,320 per annum
Location: Leyton, London, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Greenwich, London, UK

Chief Executive Officer

Lincolnshire County Football Association
Salary: Generous salary & benefits package
Location: Lincolnshire, UK

Swimming Teachers

SnowDome
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Tamworth, UK

Team Leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK

Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Thamesmead, South East London

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £7.96 per hour
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Tadworth, Surrey

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Leytonstone, East London

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Carlisle, Cumbiria

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

Duty Manager

Active Newham
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Location: East Ham, London, UK

Front of House Apprentice

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, UK

Level 4 Sports Massage Course

Discovery Learning
Salary:
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
training with sports management

Senior Recreation Assistant (Dryside)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,471 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Leyton, East London

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Casual Recruitment Day

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £5.90-£7.83 dependent on role
Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Hayes, West London

Recreation Assistant - Hayes

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Hayes, UK
lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  apprenticeships jobs  recreation assistant jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme jobs  Swimming Instructor jobs  duty manager jobs  Head of HR jobs  Leisure Assistant jobs  Manager on Duty jobs  General Assistant jobs  Centre Manager jobs  Regional HR Manager jobs  Brand and Campaign Marketing Manager jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Active IQ
Active IQ is an awarding organisation recognised and regulated by Ofqual within the Active Leisure sector designing qualifications that support clear career pathways. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and strive to provide high quality resources for our qualifications enabling Training Providers to give a positive learning experience.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: TVS Group
TVS has a broad portfolio of products, including high-performing shock pads, surfaces for sport, fitness and play, as well as highly specialised acoustic materials for noise and vibration control.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Crown Sports Lockers celebrates 25 years
Twenty five years ago, Crown Sports Lockers’ founder, Richard Downing, walked into Addington Palace Golf Club to talk changing rooms with its then secretary Lawrence Dennis-Smither.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: White Rocks, Hastings
Company: GVA
Location:
Company: Gravesham Borough Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil
22-23 Sep 2018
Worldwide,
24-27 Sep 2018
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, United States
29-30 Sep 2018
SEC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
More diary dates