Smart Assessor ePortfolios

We would like to remind all CYQ centres that Smart Assessor, a cutting-edge ePortfolio system, is now being used to manage all learners undertaking Assessing and Internal Quality Assurance training through CYQ Professional Development.

If you would like to upskill a member of staff through CYQ Professional Development, visit the Training section of the website to find out more about course dates and formats and how to book.

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Level 3 Sports Massage

Overview - assessment guidance

This training day is designed to support centres wishing to deliver YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, including guidelines for delivery and standardisation of assessment practice.

Delegates will cover:

YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations

This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in the Active Leisure Sector. It replaces the earlier Certificate in Leisure Operations (600/5211/9), with the exclusion of Emergency first aid skills and the addition of optional units in pool lifeguarding and providing a reception service. 

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

Structure: 

Mandatory units

(Learners must complete all units to achieve 13 credits)

Credits GLH
Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector 2 15
Understanding Employments Rights and Responsibilities 2 15
Customer Care and Diversity in Active Leisure 2 11
Health, Safety, Security and Welfare in Active Leisure 4 30
Developing Self in An Active Leisure Job Role 1 5
Teamwork in Active Leisure 2 11

Optional units

(Learners must achieve a minimum of 5 credits from the Optional units)

Credits GLH
Pool lifeguarding 5 40
Handling and Maintaining Equipment in Active Leisure 3 14
Cleaning in Active Leisure 1 7
Swimming pool water testing 1 4
Understanding how to sell services and products to customers in active leisure 4 20
Know how to provide an active leisure facility reception service 2 18
Accreditation: 

Prerequisites: 

Learner prerequisites

  • None

Staff approval requirements

 

Assessment: 
  • oral examination
  • written examination
Fees and resources: 

Our fair and transparent pricing policy makes it simple for you to understand what you pay.

Visit our fees page to see our qualification and resource prices.

 

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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:

  • Syllabus
  • Learner Assessment Record

 

Progression routes: 
  • YMCA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Leisure and Learning and Well-being Operational Services
  • YMCA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership 
  • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management
  • YMCA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management
Qualifications: 

Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Develop the skills you need to deliver training in a wide range of settings. This qualification will prepare you for teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

Structure

Unit: Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning
Unit: Understanding inclusive learning and teaching in lifelong learning
Unit: Using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in lifelong learning
Unit: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Develop the skills you need to deliver training in a wide range of settings. This qualification will provide an introduction to teaching and prepare you for employment in a specific occupational area.

Structure

Unit: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training
Unit: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in Education and Training
Unit: Understanding assessment in Education and Training

YMCA Level 1 Award in Body Image and the Relationship to Wellbeing

This qualification will help the learner understand and appreciate the concept of body image and explore some of the positive lifestyle choices they can make to help them lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Structure: 

Mandatory units

(Learners must complete all units to achieve 2 credits)

Credits GLH
Understanding Body Image 1 4
Exploring Active Leisure Pursuits and Healthy Eating 1 5

 

Prerequisites: 

Learner prerequisites

  • none

Staff approval requirements

Assessment: 
  • coursework
  • practical assignment

 

Fees and resources: 

Our fair and transparent pricing policy makes it simple for you to understand what you pay.

Visit our fees page to see our qualification and resource prices.

 

Print resources
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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:

  • Syllabus
  • Learner Assessment Record

 

Progression routes: 
  • YMCA Level 1 Award in Fitness and Physical Activity
  • YMCA Level 1 Award in Introduction to Lifestyle Management
  • YMCA Level 1 Award in Lifestyle Management
  • YMCA Level 1 Award in Introduction to Personal Wellbeing
Qualifications: 

YMCA Level 2 Award in Delivering Chair-Based Exercise

This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required of an individual in order to work in an unsupervised capacity, including the values and principles of adult social care and the ability to plan and deliver chair–based exercise to either disabled adults or frailer older adults.

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

Structure: 

Mandatory units

(Learners must complete both units to achieve 3 credits)

Credits GLH     
Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care 1 10
Understand the Value of Chair-Based Exercise with Frailer Adults and Disabled Adults 2 10

Optional units

(Learners must complete 1 unit to achieve 3 credits)

Credits GLH
Plan and Deliver Chair-Based Exercise for Frailer Older Adults 3 17
Plan and Deliver Chair-Based Exercise for Disabled Adults 3 17
Prerequisites: 

Learner prerequistes

There is no pre-requisite for this course however the following unit requires the learner has knowledge of body systems:

Understanding the value of chair-based exercise with frailer older adults and disabled adults (T/504/0806) Learning outcome 1.

If the learner does not have existing knowledge then the tutor will need to ensure appropriate knowledge is covered on the programme of learning eg, Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise or something similar.

Staff approval requirements

Assessment: 
  • coursework
  • practical demonstration/assignment
Fees and resources: 

Our fair and transparent pricing policy makes it simple for you to understand what you pay.

Visit our fees page to see our qualification and resource prices.

 

Print resources
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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:

  • Syllabus
  • Learner Assessment Record

 

Progression routes: 
  • YMCA Level 2 Award in Walk Leading
  • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
Qualifications: 

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