Exercise Professionals - Active IQ
16 Jul 2018 Exercise professionals: News, jobs and training
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Company profile
Active IQ
Westminster House
The Anderson Centre
Ermine Business Park
PE29 6XY
Website: www.activeiq.co.uk
Twitter: @Active__IQ
Linkedin: Linkedin

Jenny Patrickson, Managing Director

About us
Active IQ is the UK’s leading awarding organisation for the active leisure sector. The range of qualifications equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and behaviours they need to kick-start or progress their careers in the active leisure sector. With first-class resources, an extensive suite of eLearning and free electronic lecture packs, Active IQ leads the way with dynamic fit-for-purpose qualifications that ensure success.

Parent company
Ascend Learning Group.

Product range and services
Active IQ is committed to providing fit-for-purpose, dynamic and innovative qualifications, ensuring key stakeholders are involved in the development. Qualifications range from entry level to level 5 and include fitness instruction, personal training, health, wellbeing, exercise referral, leisure operations and management and sports massage therapy, to name a few. All qualifications are accredited by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland, and a wide range of programmes are recognised by CIMSPA and REPs.

Key customers
Active IQ works with over 500 approved centres, including private training providers, colleges, employers, leisure service providers, universities, schools, prisons, young offender institutes and international centres.

Plans for 2018
Active IQ will be continuing to launch new qualifications throughout the year, as well as refreshing its existing qualifications such as the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training. With the launch of our Skills Hub, Active IQ continues to invest in enhancing the skills and knowledge of those involved in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning. The Skills Hub provides comprehensive additional support to both Active IQ-approved centres and their learners, with access to an exciting new range of interactive webinars and resources in a variety of subject areas.

Shows attending in 2018
Aoc Sport in the Curriculum Conference, CIMSPA Conference, FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference, Active-net, Elevate, Active Uprising, Aoc Apprenticeships Conference, SIBEC, Active Training Conference and Awards, The National Apprenticeship Show – Bolton.

Key personnel
Jenny Patrickson, Managing Director
Sarah Edmonds, Director of Quality and Standards
Laura Sheasby, Head of Business Development

“Active IQ really gives our brand the strength and recognition for quality assured training. When researching awarding bodies Active IQ immediately stood out for me. Throughout the process Active IQ has been really helpful and I can’t thank them enough.” LUCY MCCORMICK, FOUNDER OF SUPFIT

Latest jobs
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Self-Employed Personal Trainer

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Lifestyle Medicine and Health Gym Manager

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Latest news
Fitness deemed "fastest growing business sector" in the UK
Fitness deemed   16 Jul 2018

The value of the UK fitness club market has been valued at £5.1bn – a figure which is expected to grow by more than 8 per cent each year. The .... more>>
Swim England to put talented youngsters in fast lane with performance centres
Swim England to put talented youngsters in fast lane with performance centres   13 Jul 2018

Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, has announced plans to open five performance centres nationwide to nurture young .... more>>

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