Commercial Training, CPD & Short Courses

Qualifications we can offer you on a commercial basis to upskill you and your workforce.
Contact training@creativesportleisure.co.uk to find out more information about entry requirements, delivery modes and costs.

Active IQ Level 1 Award in Active, Healthy Living

This Level 1 Award in Active, Healthy Living qualification aims to explain the links between activity and better health in order to demonstrate the opportunities within daily life to become more active.

Active IQ Level 1 Award in Assisting Health Related Activity Sessions

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to assist with planning, preparing and delivering a safe and effective activity session for a group of participants.

Active IQ Level 1 Award in Fitness and Physical Activity

  • The principles of exercise and fitness
  • The health and fitness industry
  • Healthy eating

Active IQ Level 1 Award in Lifestyle Management

  • Lifestyle management.
  • Leisure time.
  • Healthy eating.

Active IQ Level 1 Award in Preparing for Employment in the Active Leisure and Learning Sector

This qualification is designed to assist learners to prepare for employment and fits into Government’s Traineeships as one of the 3 core strands (Work preparation training).

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Adapting Fitness Instruction for Adolescents

This qualification is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be able to adapt fitness instruction to accommodate adolescents providing an understanding of the physiological and psychological issues they face and how they affect their ability to exercise

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

This qualification is designed as an induction to the active leisure sector. The syllabus covers the sector and its various sub-sectors, careers opportunities and employment rights and responsibilities.

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions

The aim of this qualification is to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in gym or exercise to music instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.

Active IQ Level 2 Award In Instructing Kettlebells

The aim of this qualification is to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions.

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Studio Cycling

The aim of this qualification is to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective group cycling sessions.

Active IQ Level 2 Award In Instructing Suspended Movement Training

The aim of this qualification is to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction, to be able to plan and deliver safe and effective suspended movement exercises and training sessions.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service and Professional Development

  • Be able to work in a customer-facing environment.
  • Be able to deliver good customer care and work effectively with internal and external customers.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Children)

This qualification aims to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan and deliver safe and effective group and individual physical exercise sessions for children aged 5 to 11 and 11 to 15 (the types of activity and delivery methods for these age groups are distinctly different).

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (ETM)

The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise classes in a health club environment

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym)

The aim of this Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instruction and Self-Development in Active Leisure

The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise sessions within a gym or health club environment.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate In Introductory Work in the Outdoors

This qualification is aimed at introducing learners to working in the Outdoors sector.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and deliver safe and effective activity sessions for a group of participants.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate In Leisure Operations

This qualification is designed to provide sport and recreation assistants/pool attendants and other front line staff with the essential background knowledge in a number of core subjects which will enable them to develop their vocational skills.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Sales

To provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required for those who wish to pursue or further a career in sales. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and personal qualities required for an occupation in sales.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Active Leisure

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and personal qualities required for an occupation in the Active Leisure sector.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with a combination of the essential business administration knowledge and skills required by those who wish to pursue or further a career in an administrative environment. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and competencies required for an occupation in business administration.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service

This qualification provides learners with a combination of essential customer service knowledge and the skills required for those who wish to pursue or further a career in customer service. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and competencies required for an occupation in a customer facing environment.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Fitness Instructing, Sales and Business Skills

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to pursue a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma In Health and Fitness

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for an occupation in the Health and Fitness sector.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science

This qualification aims to provide learners with the broad base of knowledge and skills they need to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including fitness instructing and leisure operations.

Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading

This Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading qualification is aimed at developing the knowledge and skills of team leaders, section leaders, floor managers, help desk managers, trainee supervisors, team-coordinators and a range of other team leader positions.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services

The Operational Services NVQ is aimed at employees who work in a sport and activity environment (for example in a leisure centre) and who also work with other staff and customers and for staff who use and maintain equipment and facilities, including caravan parks.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership

This qualification underpins the role of an activity leader in the active leisure sector and is appropriate for individuals who are planning, delivering and evaluating activity sessions.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Sales

The Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Sales is a competence-based qualification that provides learners with an opportunity to be assessed, over a period of time, on both the practical and theoretical aspects of working in a sales environment. This qualification is appropriate for sales executives responsible for undertaking sales activities under supervision.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (Exercise to Music)

The Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is aimed at exercise and fitness instructors who are capable of planning, delivering and evaluating a series of sessions independently and will confirm a learner’s competence in an occupational role to the standards required.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (Children)

The Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is aimed at exercise and fitness instructors who are capable of planning, delivering and evaluating a series of sessions independently and will confirm a learner’s competence in an occupational role to the standards required.

Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (GYM)

The Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is aimed at exercise and fitness instructors who are capable of planning, delivering and evaluating a series of sessions independently and will confirm a learner’s competence in an occupational role to the standards required.

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

This qualification is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to be able to respond to first aid situations and administer first aid in the workplace.

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

This qualification is designed as an induction to the active leisure sector. The syllabus covers the sector and its various sub-sectors, career opportunities and employment rights and responsibilities.

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

This qualification assesses knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of assessment without any requirement to act as an assessor.

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the workplace.

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate In Leisure Management

The Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to deal with the performance of other staff, the well-being and safety of customers, as well as the day-to day operation of a sport and recreation facility.

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

This Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification aims to develop learners with existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction who would like to pursue a career in personal training.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration qualification is to provide learners with a combination of the essential business administration knowledge and skills required by those who wish to pursue or further a career in an administrative environment. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and competencies required for an occupation in business administration.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service

This qualification provides learners with a combination of essential customer service knowledge and the skills required for those who wish to pursue or further a career in customer service. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, techniques and competencies required for an occupation in a customer facing environment.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma In Fitness Instructing and Personal Training

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma In Health and Fitness

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in Active Leisure. The qualification focuses on giving the learner multiple knowledge and skills to broaden their ability to enhance and develop their career prospects and pathways thereby, increase their earning potential and/or gain employment within the sector. As Exercise Referral is a mandatory, optional grouping within this qualification it also aligns to the sector’s strategy to increase the number of qualified exercise referral instructors within the sector.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Management

This qualification is aimed at developing those working as first line managers, section managers, assistant managers, trainee managers, senior supervisors, junior non-commissioned officers (armed forces) and those working in a range of other management positions.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

  • Further knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to personal training.
  • Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing.
  • Effective communication skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change.
  • Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources.
  • Legal and professional requirements for personal training.
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis if they wish to.
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance.