Focus Awards join CIMSPA as awarding organisation partners


FOCUS AWARDS


Focus Awards have been established for eight years and have over 50 sports, leisure and recreation qualifications ranging from physical education to teaching yoga.

Our awarding organisation partners are an integral part of embedding our sector-led professional standards into our sector’s career pathways. As a partner of CIMSPA, Focus Awards are able to access our sector-related endorsement process, making sure that all of their learners leave their studies with qualifications that show that have met the minimum deployment standards for their chosen career pathway.

Focus Awards now have three qualifications endorsed against the CIMSPA Professional Standards including their Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Gym Based Exercise, their Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training, and their Level 3 Diploma Practitioner in Personal Training.

Colin Huffen, Head of Regulation and Standards, commented positively on the new partnership: “We are pleased to welcome Focus Awards as our newest awarding organisation partner and look forward to working with them to align their qualifications to the CIMSPA Professional Standards Framework.”

Focus Awards CEO, Joshua Cole, said: “We look forward to working with CIMSPA, an organisation operating under Royal Charter for the benefit of the sports, leisure and recreation sectors. We are a progressive awarding organisation, continually looking to broaden our already extensive qualification offering in this sector for the benefit of our existing and future training providers”.

Subject Expert and Lead EQA for the Sports, Leisure, and Recreation areas, Alison Tanton-Smith said: “We understand how much our centres value CIMSPA’s endorsement, and that our partnership with them will be a welcome addition. We’re currently in the process of developing a number of brand-new qualifications, mapped to the CIMSPA standards, and hope to be able to share news of these additions shortly”.

We look forward to an ongoing productive partnership with Focus Awards, and are excited to see more of their qualifications endorsed against the CIMSPA Professional Standards Framework in the future.

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