• YMCA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (600/0347/9)

    The aim of this qualification is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to prepare a learner for employment as a manager in the active leisure sector.

    Price

    £45

    GLH

    224 hours

    TQT

    300 hours

    YMCA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/0347/9

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 January 2011

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    None, however, learners require access to clients and the appropriate facilities within a work environment

    Assessments

    • Professional discussion
    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Oral questions and answers
    • Worksheet observation record

    Overview

    The aim of this qualification is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to prepare a learner for employment as a manager in the active leisure sector, including the daily operation of a sport and recreation facility, dealing with staff performance, and how to ensure the wellbeing and safety of customers.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • Supporting the work of the team and organisation
    • How and why to promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
    • How to prepare for activity sessions
    • Concluding and reviewing activity sessions
    • Supporting equality and diversity
    • How to administer finance and information
    • Contributing to working with other organisations
    • Supporting the development of the sport or activity
    • The setup, take down and movement of activity equipment
    • How to check and service activity equipment
    • Contributing to environmental conservation
    • Giving customers a positive impression
    • Looking after participants when away from home
    • Enabling disabled people to take part
    • Contributing to adventurous activities Contributing to participants’ personal and social development.

    This qualification is assessed through direct observation in the workplace and through a portfolio of evidence. Types of acceptable evidence include, but are not limited to:

    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Performance at work (observations)
    • Products of work – these are documents that you have produced or used in the workplace, such as risk assessments, notes of team meetings, correspondence, etc
    • Witness testimony
    • Reflective diary on own practice in an appropriate working environment
    • Tasks and projects
    • Questioning/professional discussion

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    • Leisure Duty Manager apprenticeship

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