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Active IQ Level 1 Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity

EFA funded provision for 16-19 year olds, and Adult Education Budget funding available

Level 1

Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/2783/2


The purpose of the Level 1 Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity is to provide learners with an understanding of the active leisure sector and to explain the links between activity and better health, demonstrating the opportunities within daily life to become more active. Learners are provided with the opportunity to experience working in the active leisure sector and developing their employability skills which is critical to aiding their chances of gaining and sustaining employment in the short, medium and long term.

Learners are also provided with the knowledge and skills to be able to assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of safe and effective sport and physical activity sessions.


There are no specific entry requirements.

Learners must complete the nine mandatory units.

  • Coursework/Project.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

£66 Registration / Certification fee
Manual fee
eManual fee

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Group Training.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations.
  • Apprenticeships within the active leisure sector.

Sample Manual

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