According to Ofqual’s Annual Qualifications Market Report 2012, which provides an overview of the scale, activity and players within the qualifications market, Central YMCA Qualifications remains the market leading awarding organisation for the health, fitness and wellbeing sector. From 2009/2010 to 2010/2011, CYQ has seen a steady growth of 17% in the number of certificates awarded; which compares favourably to other organisations.
In 2011, CYQ issued a total of 43,984 certificates which means that since CYQ was established in 1998 the awarding organisation has issued a total of 363,106 certificates.
Jenny Patrickson, Head of CYQ said:
"We are naturally delighted that CYQ remains the leading awarding organisation for the health and fitness sector. Our steady growth is a reflection of the high standards, quality assurance and ongoing support which our team provides to the 400 CYQ approved centres both in the UK and internationally. With over 350,000 CYQ certificates issued since we were established we are also immensely proud that we have made such an important contribution to enabling many of the over 600,000 people working in the health, fitness and wellbeing sector to develop their careers, while at the same time supporting the good work of our parent charity Central YMCA"