CIMSPA partner Pearson gain professional standards endorsement for fitness qualification

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The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is today highlighting the achievement of our awarding organisation partner Pearson, who are celebrating the successful endorsement of the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Fitness Services qualification against two CIMSPA employer-led professional standards.

This is the first Pearson BTEC to be endorsed against the CIMSPA professional standards for a fitness qualification and represents a great step forward towards making sure the sector’s workforce are the best they can be.

Becky Laffan, Pearson’s Sector Manager for Sport said: “At Pearson we're passionate about the sport sector's future workforce. We're delighted to be working closely with CIMSPA for this important partnership that will allow learners to progress with confidence to a career in the fitness industry."

Tara Dillon, CIMSPA CEO, added: “I would like to congratulate our partners Pearson on the successful endorsement of their first BTEC course.

“By embracing the CIMSPA professional standards for gym instructor and core group exercise instructor they are offering a qualification that provides the knowledge and skills that the fitness industry requires.  

“I commend Pearson for their dedication to raising workforce standards and making sure that their qualifications deliver employability.”

Fitness professionals completing this qualification can do so with confidence that they are acquiring the knowledge and skills that are in demand by employers.

For more information on the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Fitness Services please click HERE