Professional Qualification: YMCA Leisure Management Certificate Level 3

Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 3
Start Date September 2020
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Professional Qualification: YMCA Leisure Management Certificate

This course provides the knowledge and skills required to prepare you for employment as a first line manager in the Active Leisure sector. You will also learn how to deal with staff performance and how to ensure the well-being and safety of customers.

The Leisure Management Certificate Level 3 is suitable for those considering management roles within the Active Leisure sector, including sport and recreation assistants seeking to develop their vocational skills, or anyone currently working in the Active Leisure industry in a supervisory role who wants to have their experience and knowledge recognised by a formal qualification.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Maths level 1
  • English level 2
  • Genuine interest in subject
What will I learn?
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  • Understanding how to lead a team in active leisure
  • Promoting customer care in active leisure
  • Understanding how to manage health, safety and welfare in active leisure
  • Understanding the active leisure and learning sector
  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities
  • Continuing professional development in active leisure
  • Marketing in active leisure

"I teach across all of the sports courses on offer at the College. Before pursuing a career in teaching, I was a Physical Trainer with the RAF for seven years. I am a strong advocate for the outstanding learning environment and inspirational teaching available to students at the College. I encourage students to study additional qualifications, unique to the College, to enhance further study and employment options."Danny Gaze

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