Exercise and Disability Level 2 training opportunity
As part of LiveWire Warrington's, 'Inclusive Fitness' project delivered with Make Your Move funding and the English Federation of Disability Sport, they have organised a very sought after course and the offer is out to member trusts to join them. These courses do not run that frequently (particularly outside London) and are essential for any sites looking to undertaken IFI accreditation.
Level 2 Award in Programming and Supervising Exercise with Disabled clients
The CYQ Exercise and Disability qualification was developed as part of the EFDS Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) and provides instructors with the confidence and expertise to address these barriers and deliver safe, effective and fun exercise programmes for a range of people with disabilities, including Down's syndrome, Asperger's syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, limbless/amputation-related disability and visual and hearing impairments.
The programme is open to qualified level 2 instructors and consists of 2 days intensive training followed by assessment approximately 4 weeks later. There is a mandatory requirement that the candidate prepares for the assessment by developing a programme with a disabled client and brings that disabled person along with them on the day of the assessment. The assessment consists of a viva based on the written, planned programme with the instructor, the assessor and the disabled client and the completion of three detailed worksheets.
Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th February 2016, 9-5pm. With the assessment being on Tuesday 22nd March. The cost per place is £325.
Venue Address – Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, Jubilee Way, Orford, Warrington, WA2 8HE.
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As part of measures to mark the tenth year as the national association of sport, leisure and cultural trusts, Sporta will be holding its first awards ceremony on 11th May 2016. The awards are designed to commemorate and champion the distinctive elements of what trusts do, and shine a light on the outstanding achievements throughout the year 2015. Covering three broad areas, the ten award categories include: successfully engaging inactive people; working with public health; benefitting local communities; and highlighting fantastic individual contributions within each organisation.