• Posted: 24 July 2017
    As you may already be aware, we are in the process of rebranding all of our resources and applying RQF requirements such as the addition of TQT and removal of QCF. If you notice that there is not a new RQF version of a qualification’s syllabus and LAR, please continue to use the QCF versions that...
  • Posted: 24 July 2017
    For those centres who need to cover the ‘Prevent Duty’ the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) have launched Side by Side, the Prevent duty online modules are for learners across the FE and training sector. These are DfE funded so can be used free of charge. You can access the modules at www....
  • Posted: 20 July 2017
    We’re pleased to share some great news with you about our YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebell Training Sessions qualification. We’ve listened to your feedback, and we’ve changed the assessment requirements, as requested, to include two key movement variations that learners must now...
  • Posted: 20 July 2017
    One of the biggest challenges faced in the UK today is encouraging people to get off their sofas and become more active. Almost one third of adults fail to meet the minimum level of activity recommended; whilst almost one in five children are classified as obese by the time they leave primary...
  • Posted: 27 June 2017
    We constantly refresh and revise our qualifications to make sure they meet industry requirements and our own high standards. From 1 October 2017 we are replacing the Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work qualifications with new, improved versions to bring them up to date with the latest...
  • Posted: 09 June 2017
    We’re thrilled to let you know that we will soon be launching our Level 2 Mandatory Units assessment workbook in Y-Mark, our pioneering digital auto-marking online resource. And to help you keep your options open, it will also be available in a paper-based format to download and print. Full...
  • Posted: 09 June 2017
    YMCA Awards are delighted to announce that our Chair-based exercise manual is now available.   This new edition to our portfolio explores:  •    The values and principles of adult social care, current perspectives and benefits •    The value of chair-based exercise with frailer older adults and...
  • Posted: 31 May 2017
    Lady Andrée Deane-Barron returns to the helm of YMCA Awards At the beginning of May, Andrée Deane-Barron took over the leadership of YMCA Awards. Andree is a fitness education sector expert with three published books and an extensive career history. Over the course of a highly successful career as...
  • Posted: 24 May 2017
    We conducted a study with 26 further education centres to find out about the key issues faced by centres today. We wanted to understand their concerns for the future, any obstacles blocking the efficiency of their delivery, as well as their attitude towards digital.  The general consensus reveals...
  • Posted: 12 May 2017
    Please note that the following qualifications are being withdrawn: Qualification Number Qualification Title Last date learners can register Certification End date 601/6906/10 Level 1 Award in Business Administration 31/08/17 31/08/19 601/6716/6 Level 1 Certificate in Business...

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