Awarding Organisation YMCA Awards has created a new suite of fitness qualifications mapped to the existing UK National Occupational Standards as well as the new professional standards created by CIMSPA, offering dual recognition by REPs. Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Practitioner Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and… Continue reading New REPs recognised qualifications
So just what is an Internal Quality Assurer? And why do you need one? The Internal Quality Assurer – or IQA for short – has a very important role in your team in ensuring that the quality and consistency of your training remains at the same level every time you deliver it, and that internal… Continue reading The Internal Quality Assurer
Yolande is a member of the PD:Approval team, with a huge range of talents which she uses as an evaluator, external quality assurer, support consultant and events organiser to name but a few! We’ve had a few enquiries about licensing so we asked Yolande, is it worth it? I was recently catching up with an… Continue reading Licenced classes v original classes
We were really pleased to launch the PD:Portal (PDP) on 12 February, bringing enhanced searchability and a user friendly uploading system to our online training hub. We hope you’ve been using the hub and finding out what it can do for you – the main features we think you will like are: Direct referral contact… Continue reading PD:Portal Update
Changes to data legislation, designed to protect people’s privacy, are due to come in on 25 May 2018 and will have consequences for you in your role. The new overarching European law known as GDPR determines how you manage, protect and administer data. It impacts on everything that involves processing (collecting, storing or using) any… Continue reading General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Get blogging! REPs and PD:Approval are setting up a schedule of blogs to be posted throughout the year, so if you have some helpful informative industry news, interesting research or other information that will educate or help REPs members to have that edge when it comes to working in the Health and Fitness industry, then we would… Continue reading You’re invited!
Did you know that your learners can leave a review of your training on the PD:Portal? Make sure you encourage them to leave their feedback – it could really separate you from other providers and boost your numbers! All reviews are moderated by PD:Approval against strict guidelines, and spot checks are made to ensure authenticity.… Continue reading Win with the PD:Portal