- 1. Experiences in eLearning Fitness
2. To raise standards in the delivery of health-related activity, fitness and wellbeing; awarding qualifications and providing independent quality assurance services. Mission statement 3.
- Over 40 relevant, recognised and respected qualifications at UK
- Level 1, 2 , 3 and 4 qualifications (equivalent to EQF Level 2, 3, 4 and 5)
- Approved by: Ofqual and SQA (UK Regulators)
- Endorsed by: SkillsActive, UK
Relevant, recognised and respected 4. Working with
- Official accreditation unit for the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA) from 2007 - 2010
- Official accreditation unit for the Register of Exercise Professionals in the Republic of Ireland
5. European Projects
- European Accreditation Fitness Project (EA-Fitness)
- Implementation of EHFA Standards
- Implementation of accreditation system
- Updating of EHFA Standards
- Training for assessors/internal verifiers (quality assurance) available face-to-face (and online in 201)
- Training days face-to-face (and online in 2011)
- Endorsement of company training programmes
- Customized in-house training
CYQ Support Services 7. New REPs structure in the UK 8. Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym-Based Exercise (QCF) 9. Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF) 10. eLearning Visit the CYQ website to try the demos!www.cyq.org.uk/elearning
- Benefits for our approved centres
- Suitable for centres with or without an existing virtual learning platform
- Standardisation of learning across the deliveryteam
- Allows them to study at their own pace
- Accessible online anywhere, anytime
- Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, unique animation
- and comprehensive narration
11. Content covers: - Bones and Joints- Muscle and Muscle Actions- Energy Systems- Cardiorespiratory Systems- Health, Safety and Professionalism- Components of Fitness eLearning UK L2/EQF L3 Exercise and Fitness Knowledge 12. eLearning UK L2/EQF L3 Gym-Based Exercise
- Introductions to bodyweight exercises, free
- weight exercises, CV and resistance machines
- - Warm up, cool down and session structure
- - Planning, instruction and reflection
- - CV and resistance training guidelines
- - Modifications, alternatives and progressions
13. eLearning UK L3/EQF L4 Anatomy and Physiology
- The heart and circulatory system
- The musculoskeletal system
- Posture and core stability
- Setting a realistic project plan
- Ordering tasks according to the needs of the product
- Producing in house (retaining control)
- Outsourcing only where necessary (e.g. we outsource video shoots and some Flash development)
eLearning development our experiences 15.
- Sourcing appropriate software
- Holding creative meetings to break down the syllabus:
- To convert manuscript into a slide by slide interactive presentation
- To develop different ways of presenting each subject
- To include the learner in the process
- To ensure that writers and developers work towards the same goals
eLearning development our experiences 16.
- Using PowerPoint to its full capabilities, along with additional eLearning authoring software (Articulate)
- Using various forms of media (images/video/animations/narration)
- Setting up technical proofing points throughout the development phase
- Launching pilot courses before a full go live to capture any end user issues
eLearning development our experiences 17.
- Initially, not having a clear understanding of best practice of how to develop an eLearning product
- Because of this, having to revise project plans which resulted in delays in getting the product to market
- Initially, not using the best software for our particular requirements
eLearning development our experiences 18.
- Outsourcing creative work resulting in amendments and delays
- Lack of understanding between the writer and the developers (creative meetings now overcome this)
eLearning our experiences 19.
- How to create an exciting and immersive eLearning product without breaking the bank!
- Flash animations are very expensive to develop, so we learnt how to create these animations/interactivities using only PowerPoint, (which keeps the need for Flash animations down to a minimum)
- Identify and use the creative talent that exists in house (e.g. in house film shoots)
eLearning our experiences 20. Theory Assessment How we assess
- Paper based Theory Papers, or
- Instant access to learners' results
- Removes time and cost burden of printing and returning answer sheets
21. Practical Assessment How we assess
- Direct observation of practical session via attendance at an assessment day
22. Issues and Questions
- CYQ is an accreditation organisation (not a training provider) so ideally we should not be carrying out the testing of the eLearning product on the target group of 20 people in the UK
- If CYQ were to carry out the testing, we cannot enrol the successful participants on to REPs UK due to national qualification requirements
- Can practical competences be tested via an eLearning platform?
23. Issues and Questions
- How will we ensure that EREPs recognise the pilot national registers?
- How will we ensure that EHFA recognise the alignment of the eLearning product(s) to the EHFA Standards?
- How will we align our work to EHFAs plans for a revised accreditation policy?
24. Jenny Patrickson CYQ Director, Awarding [email_address] +44 (0)207 343 1808 www.cyq.org.uk