Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF)

(QRN – 601/4889/5)


Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF) is aimed at those learners working in a supervisory role within the leisure industry such as leisure centres, swimming pools and caravan sites. The qualification will provide learners with the necessary skills, knowledge, and competence across areas such as health and safety, employer rights and responsibilities, marketing, and customer care.

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve a total of 41 credits, 34 credits from the 11 mandatory units, a minimum of 2 credits from optional unit group A and 5 credits from optional group B.

Learner Entry Requirements

  • Prior to enrolling on the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management (RQF), learners must have the necessary underpinning knowledge at Level 2.
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading, and writing) and application of number involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication and numeracy at Levels 3 and 2 respectively.

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake the qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Understanding how to lead a team in active leisure F503/0778 3 17 3
Promoting customer care in active leisure K/503/0774 3 18 3
Understanding how to manage health, safety and welfare in active leisure A/503/0780 3 20 3
Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector F/600/1758 3 23 3
Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities J/600/0840 2 15 2
Continuing professional development in active leisure J/503/0782 3 8 2
Understanding the Employing Organisation R/600/1764 3 23 3
Manage own professional development within an active leisure organisation Y/503/0866 3 20 4
Set objectives and provide support for an active leisure team H/503/0871 3 25 5
Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff in an active leisure environment M/503/0873 3 15 3
Improve the customer’s experience in active leisure R/503/0865 3 15 3
Optional Units
Group A – learners must achieve a minimum of 2 credits from this section
Understanding financial procedures in active leisure T/503/0776 3 20 3
Understanding how to deliver objectives through the work of an active leisure team A/503/0777 3 10 2
Understanding how to supervise facility maintenance in active leisure Y/503/0771 3 13 2
Marketing in active leisure D/503/0772 3 30 6
Understanding how to sell services and products to customers in active leisure L/503/0783 3 20 4
Operating swimming pool plant F/503/0988 3 25 4
Group B – learners must achieve a minimum of 5 credits from this section
Address performance problems affecting team members J/503/0868 3 15 3
Promote learning and development in active leisure K/503/0869 4 25 5
Manage physical resources in active leisure D/503/0867 4 15 3
Implement financial procedures in active leisure L/503/0864 3 15 3
Plan, organise and evaluate active leisure services H/503/0868 3 15 2
Contribute to marketing in active leisure F/503/0862 3 15 3
Operate swimming pool plant M/503/0985 3 10 2
Sell active leisure services and products to customers D/503/0870 3 15 3
Contribute to the prevention and management of abusive and aggressive behaviour T/601/1668 3 20 4
Develop productive working relationships with colleagues K/502/8426 3 16 4
Supervise the maintenance of equipment and facilities in active leisure K/506/0872 3 25 5

Sports, Leisure and Recreation