West Herts College

NVQ2 in Sport and Recreation

West Herts College

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Important information

Typology NVQ
Methodology Inhouse
Duration 2 Years
  • NVQ
  • Inhouse
  • Duration:
    2 Years

Suitable for: This NVQ is ideal for employees working as Leisure Attendants or Lifeguards.

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Course programme

Entry Qualifications

Train to Gain NVQs are available free of charge to all employees aged 19-64 that do not already have a full Level 2 qualification.

Information about the course

This NVQ is ideal for employees working as Leisure Attendants or Lifeguards. Learners must achieve seven units in total - three mandatory units plus a choice of four from the optional list below.

Core units

The following three core units are compulsory - covering the areas essential for success in this work:

  • Promote safety in the sport and activity environment
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Contribute to the work of your team

Optional units

Tailor your course to your experience and skills with a choice of four units from the following:

  • Set up, take down and store equipment
  • Maintain sport and recreation equipment
  • Tidy and clean sport and recreation areas
  • Operate plant to maintain levels of heating and ventilation
  • Operate plant to maintain the quality of pool water
  • Resolve customer service problems
  • Provide a centre reception service
  • Process payments for purchase
  • Maintain the safety of swimming pool users
  • Organise and improve your team's work
  • Help your team members to develop their performance

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