When the industry gathers at the prestigious Active Uprising conference this month, leaders, influencers and practitioners will discuss and debate, celebrate and deliberate what’s good and what has yet to be achieved in the industry. Active IQ – sponsor of the Ignite strand of the conference – will leave delegates in no doubt that it has something to celebrate as it marks its 15th Anniversary this month.
Active IQ was founded on June 27, 2003 by Norman Basson. Originally called Premier IQ (PIQ), it began with one training provider and Norman had just two colleagues, Lori Randall and Bev Williams. Its first two qual- ifications – Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (1/5/04) and Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (1/5/04) – were approved on the NQF in 2004. Today, Active IQ offers 103 qualifications and employs 54 staff.