Posted: 07 November 2023
We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with UK Women in Action – an organisation dedicated to shifting perceptions around midlife and menopause.
This strategic collaboration between our two organisations marks a significant milestone in addressing the aspirations of the 70% of individuals...
Posted: 31 October 2023
As we continue to re-imagine the future of fitness, we are excited to announce our latest work with MH1 Global – the go-to place for mental health support and expertise for fitness professionals.
The UK currently faces significant public health challenges including: physical inactivity and...
Posted: 17 October 2023
We have recently updated our certificate paper to make sure it’s more secure than ever. Each certificate will now have an extra layer of security, and a new look to go with that.
Introducing Blockchain Technology
This new security feature is called Blockchain Technology. It’s a world-first in...
Posted: 21 June 2023
EMPOWERING CAREERS, CHANGING LIVES: THE HEALTH AND FITNESS INSTITUTE TAKES FITNESS EDUCATION TO NEW HEIGHTS.
For the first time ever, the team of fitness professionals behind The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is opening its doors to those looking to forge a career in the health and...
Posted: 28 February 2022
Department for Education (England) consultation on funding of qualifications at Level 2 and below.
A consultation seeking views on plans to reform post-16 qualifications at Level 2 and below (Level 1 and entry levels) launched on 2 March and closes on 27 April at 23.45.
This consultation forms part...
Posted: 21 July 2021
Advice for English therapists only – further advice will follow for the other countries as it is released.
As per the latest Government Guidelines, the formal and legally required restrictions will be removed from 19th July 2021 and the onus will be upon personal responsibility for ongoing...
Posted: 05 March 2021
Whilst the continuing pandemic has led to many assessments being cancelled, on the 25 February 2021, the Government announced the policy on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in England in 2021 which included confirmation that:
Where qualifications are used to demonstrate ...
Posted: 20 November 2020
From Monday 23 November, customers will be able to schedule eProctored assessments, allowing remote invigilation for the first time.
Remote invigilation via eProctoring allows learners to complete their YMCA Awards externally assessed exams at home without a member of centre staff overseeing the...
Posted: 14 August 2020
Yesterday (Thursday 13 August) many learners across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will have received results for their A Levels, BTECs, Technical Certificates and other vocational qualifications.
At YMCA Awards we do not issue results for our qualifications on a specific date each year but we...
Posted: 12 June 2020
Updated: 24 August 2020
In February, we contacted customers to outline our plans to streamline our qualification portfolio to provide a more focused offer. Following feedback and the subsequent Covid-19 outbreak, we can now share our final decisions to:
extend registration and certification...