eLearning is an engaging way to provide learners with educational support and achievement from a tutor whilst meeting the pace of a busy lifestyle. Assignment due dates aside, you have the freedom to build your own learning schedule around work or home commitments. As long as you have access to a mobile device and internet connection, you can access the course anywhere at any time.

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eLearning provides consistently excellent teaching resources at an affordable price, in an environmentally friendly manner. It provides an alternative to the paper-based learning and testing of traditional classrooms that can involve costs such as room hire, travel and accommodation expenses.

No prior qualifications are needed for most courses on offer, making them accessible to everyone. Click on a course below and use the links for pricing and further information or to sign up for eLearning.

eLearning Courses:

  • Level 2 Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People in Sport & Active Leisure

    Level 2

    Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People in Sport & Active Leisure

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in activity leadership and those looking to work with young people in an activity environment

    Aim:

    The aim of Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People in Sport and Active Leisure is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills in order to practise professionally within the areas of safeguarding and protecting children and young people as an individual, but also within a workplace setting. These practical and holistic skills are essential to form the basis of a well-rounded individual who can interact with all walks of life. The qualification comprises of essential skills in order to fulfil the role of safeguarding and protecting children and young people within a chosen environment.

    Objectives:

    On completion of this qualification the learner will:

    • Know the foundations of safeguarding and protecting children and young people
    • Understand how to implement key principles of safeguarding children and young people in sport and active leisure
    • Understand how to recognise indicators of abuse and neglect
    • Understand how to respond to reports or suspicion of child abuse and neglect.

    Guided Learning Hours: 17

    Price: £125

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  • Level 2 Working with Communities to Promote and Support Active Healthy Lifestyles

    Level 2 Award in Working with Communities to Promote and Support Active Healthy Lifestyles

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 16+
    • Fitness & Activity Instructors
    • Community Workers
    • Health Care Professionals

    Qualification Outline

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to promote and support active healthy living in their community

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand health needs in different communities
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to promote and support physical activity and healthy living to meet local community needs
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to support individuals in making activity and lifestyle changes

    Guided learning hours: 18

    Cost £195

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  • Level 2 Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

    Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 16+
    • Fitness and Activity Instructors
    • Community Workers
    • Health Care Professionals

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with an understanding of nutrition for performance and healthy eating

    Objectives:

    To provide learners with the knowledge to understand:

    • the function of food
    • the relationship between food and health
    • the importance of a balanced diet
    • the principles of weight control
    • how to promote healthy eating

    Guided learning hours: 24

    Cost £195

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  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

    Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

    Target Learners:

    • Adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as gym-based fitness instructors

    Entry Requirements:

    • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended
    • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary

    Aim:

    • 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

    Objectives:

    • To develop learner’s knowledge of anatomy and physiology and how it relates to exercise and fitness
    • To develop learner’s ability to plan and deliver safe and effective gym sessions
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to develop good customer service and the personal qualities required by the exercise and fitness industry
    • To provide learners with an awareness of health and safety in an exercise and fitness environment
    • To provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further qualifications in the exercise and fitness industry

    Guided learning hours: 157

    Cost £750

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  • Level 2 Promoting Community Health and Well-being

    Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Well-being

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 16+.
    • Fitness and activity instructors.
    • Community workers.
    • Healthcare professionals.

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to promote physical activity and healthy living.

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to promote and support active healthy living in their community.
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to collect, manage and report on personal data.
    • To provide learners with an understanding of nutrition for performance and healthy eating.
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of the effects, and health issues associated with alcohol misuse.
    • To provide learners with an awareness of the health implications of smoking and knowledge of strategies and sources of information to assist in smoking cessation.

    Guided learning hours: 99

    Cost £590

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  • Level 2 Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions

    Level 2 Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 14+
    • School leavers and those returning to education
    • Those considering a career in the sport and recreation industry
    • Those wishing to be activity leaders
    • Those wishing to improve their knowledge of delivering activity sessions

    Aim:

    To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:

    • Plan, prepare and deliver safe and effective activity sessions for a group of participants.

    Objectives:

    To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to:

    • promote safety during activity sessions, identify and deal with hazards and reduce risks in the activity environment
    • plan activity sessions which develop health and fitness
    • prepare and deliver activity sessions which develop health and fitness
    • review the effectiveness of the activity session
    • action plan for future sessions

    Guided learning hours: 107

    Cost £625

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  • Level 2 Smoking Awareness and Cessation

    Level 2 Award in Smoking Awareness and Cessation

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 16+
    • Fitness and Activity Instructors
    • Community Workers
    • Health Care Professionals

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Aim:

    To provide learners with an awareness of the health implications of smoking and knowledge of strategies and sources of information to assist in smoking cessation

    Objectives:

    To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:

    • understand the key UK statistics related to smoking
    • understand the health implications smoking has on individuals
    • understand the key components of tobacco products and the effects they have on the body
    • be able to assist individuals in smoking cessation

    Guided learning hours: 9

    Cost £195

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  • Level 2 Alcohol Awareness

    Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 16+
    • Fitness & Activity Instructors
    • Community Workers
    • Health Care Professionals

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the effects, and health issues associated with alcohol misuse

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to calculate the units in different alcoholic drinks
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand the effects that alcohol use may have on others
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand the health issues associated with alcohol misuse
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to find out about agencies offering help and information on alcohol misuse

    Guided learning hours: 27

    Cost £160

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  • Level 3 Nutrition for Physical Activity

    Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

    Entry Requirements:

    • A Level 2 qualification in fitness instructing

    Target Learners:

    • Fitness Instructors who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to enable them to give nutritional • and weight management advice to their clients

    Aim:

    • This qualification will enable learners to analyse their client’s nutritional habits and learn how to set realistic goals to help improve weight management and encourage healthy eating.

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to offer nutritional advice for physical activity based on client’s needs

    Guided learning hours: 40

    Cost £295

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  • Level 3 Education and Training

    Level 3 Award in Education and Training

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Learners aged 19 +
    • Those considering a career in education and training
    • Those who already have a role within education and training, who do not already hold an equivalent/ higher teaching qualification
    • Those who are already working as an assessor who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching
    • The Active IQ Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is equivalent and replaces the L3 and L4 PTLLS.

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to educate and train individuals and/or groups
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to enter the education sector

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to deliver education and training to individuals and/or groups in an environment/subject, in which they are technically competent
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand and support the process of assessment

    Guided learning hours: 48 – 61

    Cost £495

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  • Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (QCF)

    Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (QCF)

    Entry Requirements:

    • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended
    • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary

    Target Learners:

    • Adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as gym-based fitness instructors and personal trainers

    Aim:

    • 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

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to assess a client’s current health and fitness status
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and conduct a physical activity session, within a variety of environments using multiple resources
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to perform a client consultation using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to communicate effectively to build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to prepare for employment or to set up in business on a self-employed basis
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to manage, evaluate and improve own performance
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to offer nutritional advice for physical activity based on clients’ needs

    Guided learning hours: 345

    Cost £1995

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  • Level 3 Leisure Management

    Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management

    Entry Requirements:

    None

    Target Learners:

    • Adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the Fitness Industry as a manager or supervisor
    • Health and Fitness organisations with a need to train their staff to an agreed nationally recognised standard with a particular desire to improve both the current industry knowledge of staff and the service they are able to offer their customers.
    • Individuals currently undertaking the supervisory role in a health club environment who would like to have their knowledge and experience recognised by a formal qualification.
    • Individuals who are aspiring to supervisory management roles in health and fitness facilities and services, who need to extend their knowledge and develop the relevant skills.

    Aim:

    • This 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.

    Guided learning hours: 111-114

    Cost £845

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  • Level 3 Personal Training

    Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

    Entry Requirements

    • A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing
    • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary

    Target Learners:

    • Gym instructors wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as personal trainers
    • Individuals, who already hold a gym instructor qualification, wishing to become self-employed running their own personal training business

    Aim:

    • To develop learners with existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training

    Objectives:

    • To provide learners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to assess a client’s current health and fitness status
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and conduct a physical activity session, within a variety of environments using multiple resources
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to perform a client consultation using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to communicate effectively to build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to prepare for employment or to set up in business on a self-employed basis
    • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to manage, evaluate and improve own performance
    • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to offer nutritional advice for physical activity based on clients’ needs

    Guided learning hours: 245

    Cost £1400

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  • Level 4 Education and Training

    Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

    Entry requirements:

    • Level 2 English, mathematics and ICT.

    Please note: Individuals are not required to have achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training before undertaking a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. However, some individuals may have already achieved this qualification. Learners who have achieved the level 3 unit ‘Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training’ as part of the Award in Education and Training are eligible for credit transfer of this unit.

    Target learners:

    • Learners aged 19+.
    • Individuals who would like to pursue a career in teaching and training.
    • Individuals who are employed and working in teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements – including the observed and assessed practice requirements – of the qualification.
    • Individuals who are not currently employed in teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements – including the observed and assessed practice requirements – of the qualification.
    • Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification.
    • Individuals delivering work-based training within voluntary, community, private or public organisations.
    • Individuals who need a teaching qualification to confirm occupational competence for their role as a teacher, trainer or tutor within an FE college, adult and community learning centre or training provider.

    Aim:

    • To provide learners with the understanding, knowledge and skills needed to plan, deliver, assess and evaluate education in a specialist area.

    Objectives:

    To provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to:

    • Understand the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
    • Plan inclusive learning programmes to meet the needs of learners in education and training.
    • Deliver education and training.
    • Assess learners in education and training.
    • Use resources for education and training.
    • Teach in a specialist area.

    Guided learning hours: 140

    Cost £895

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