Job search
Job Search
Latest sports product news
More product news: (showing 1 - 20 of 995)           

Active IQ launches two industry-ready health and fitness diplomas

By Megan Whitby    08 Jun 2021
The new courses are designed to help engage learners in an industry-ready training experience that can be tailored to suit local employer needs / Shutterstock/Monkey Business Images

Active IQ has launched two new qualifications – the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness and Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness – to help engage learners in an industry-ready training experience that can be tailored to suit local employer needs.

“I’m delighted to see these qualifications become available just as the industry starts to regroup after the pandemic,” says Jenny Patrickson, managing director at Active IQ.

“An ideal start point for anyone looking to enter our industry, both options are designed to give learners the opportunity to experience the active leisure industry as a whole. In this way, learners will be given fantastic opportunities for employment in a variety of roles and with a range of clients.”

Both qualifications cover:
– Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness

– Health and safety in the fitness environment

– The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle

– The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions

– Professionalism for fitness instructing.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness

This qualification is perfect for those aged 16 and over wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a gym-based fitness instructor. The course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

Learners on the Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness will also cover;

– Personal and professional development

– Delivering exceptional customer service

– Employment rights and responsibilities

– Skills for entering employment

– Skills for employment interviews

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness

The Level 3 Diploma is also open to anyone over the age of 16 wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a gym-based fitness instructor or personal trainer.

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

Learners on the Level 3 Diploma course will also participate in technology in sport and exercise module.

Work ready

Both qualifications will ensure learners are fully ready for the workplace.

Participants will have the opportunity to go above and beyond the entry requirements for the industry by gaining valuable additional CPD skills such as studio cycling, circuits, group training, training in different environments and giving learners a valuable insight into the day-to-day operations of the active leisure sector.

Mapping to CIMSPA Standards

Both qualifications have been submitted to the ESFA and are eligible for funding, plus their mandatory unit to the CIMSPA professional standard for Gym Instructing.

In addition, both qualifications have a range of optional units which enable centres to tailor them to meet learner needs and local employer demand:

Level 2 optional units:

– Personal training

– Pool plant operations

– Working with children

– Safeguarding and protecting children

Level 3 optional units:

– Group training

– Personal training

– Pool plant operations

– Working with children

– Safeguarding and protecting children

– Working with antenatal and postnatal clients

To find out more about the new qualifications, head to Active IQ’s official website.

Active IQ  Jenny Patrickson 
Sign up for FREE ezines
Sports jobs
Impulse Leisure
featured job

Fitness Manager

Impulse Leisure
Salary: up to £25,000pa + benefits + relocation package may be considered
Job location: Thurrock, UK
Everyone Active
featured job

Fitness and Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Rickmansworth, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Operations Co-ordinator

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £22,183 - £25,991pa
Job location: Ammanford, UK
Coram’s Fields
featured job

Community Sports Coach

Coram’s Fields
Salary: £18,046 pro rata (£23,000 FTE)
Job location: Kings Cross, London, UK
Lancaster University
featured job

Sport Operations Manager

Lancaster University
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927
Job location: Lancaster, UK
Horizon Leisure Centres
featured job

Chief Executive Officer

Horizon Leisure Centres
Salary:
Job location: Havant, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Senior Swimming Teachers

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £20,092* - £23,080* *Pro-rata)
Job location: Llanelli, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Customer Service Co-ordinator

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £28,672 - £32,910pa
Job location: Carmarthen, UK
Coram’s Fields
featured job

Community Sports Coach

Coram’s Fields
Salary: £18,046 pro rata (£23,000 FTE)
Job location: Kings Cross, London, UK
University of Liverpool
featured job

Sports Development Officer

University of Liverpool
Salary: £29,615 - £34,304 pa
Job location: Liverpool, UK
énergie Fitness
featured job

Club Manager - new gym opening

énergie Fitness
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Ashford, Surrey, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Senior Swimming Teachers

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £20,092* - £23,080* *(Pro-rata)
Job location: Carmarthen, UK
Carmarthenshire County Council
featured job

Sales and Marketing Officer (Maternity Cover)

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £25,481 - £29,577pa
Job location: Carmarthen, UK
University of Leeds
featured job

Assistant Head of Sport (Development)

University of Leeds
Salary: £42,149 - £50,296 p.a + benefits
Job location: Leeds, UK
Middlesex Badminton Dome
featured job

Sports Club Manager

Middlesex Badminton Dome
Salary: c£30,000 - £32,000+ pa
Job location: Southall, UK

Operations Manager

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Moulton, Northampton, UK

Cleaner

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive pay rates
Location: Westminster, London, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK

Swim Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK

Team Leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Wembley, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
Location: Yateley, UK

Maintenance Engineer

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bracknell, UK

Operations Assistant - KGPF

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Whitby, UK

Business Co-ordinator - Dryside

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £22,183* - £25,991* (*pro rata)
Location: Ammanford, UK
recruiting with sports management

Leisure Operations Manager

Torridge District Council
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000pa
Location: Bideford, UK

Assistant Manager (Facilities)

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £28,672 - £32,910pa
Location: Newcastle Emlyn, UK

Casual Swimming Teacher

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312* Fixed Point (*Pro-rata)
Location: Carmarthenshire, UK

Customer Service Officer

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312 - £20,092pa
Location: Carmarthen, UK

Maintenance Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Bracknell

Customer Service Assistant

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £18,198* - £18,562* (*Pro rata)
Location: Ammanford, UK

Fitness Instructor

Carmarthenshire County Council
Salary: £19,312* - £20,092* (*pro rata)
Location: Llandovery, UK
recruiting with sports management

Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wembley, UK

Operations Manager

Everyone Active
Salary:
Location: Wembley, UK

Operations Assistant

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

Fitness Motivator

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Solihull, UK

Swim Teacher

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

Duty Manager (Outdoor Facilities)

University of Essex
Salary: Competitive
Location: Colchester, UK

General Manager truGym

truGym
Salary:
Location: Luton, UK
training with sports management

Freelance Group Fitness Instructor

energie fitness
Salary: Competitive
Location: Colchester, UK

Team Leader (Indoor and Outdoor Facilities)

University of Essex
Salary: Competitive
Location: Colchester, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Basildon, UK

Membership Consultant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Burton-on-Trent, UK

Sales Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Scarborough, UK

General Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bracknell, UK

Host and Sales Advisor

energie fitness
Salary: 18720
Location: Milton Keynes, UK
Swimming Teacher jobs  Operations Assistant (NPLQ required) jobs  membership consultant jobs  duty manager jobs  Team Leader jobs  Operations Manager jobs 
More jobs

Company profile

Company profile: Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure is a family-owned leisure management company working with local authority partners across England and Wales.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Shipping gym equipment from Europe to the UK
Despite the Prime Minister’s claims that trade with the EU would be tariff-free post-Brexit, the reality has become very different when importing gym equipment from the EU.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: Welwyn Garden City
Company: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Location: Newport, Shropshire
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
Location: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
More diary dates