Posted: 09 February 2012
CYQ Professional Development is delighted to announce details of its refreshed Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer courses. CYQ’s Professional Development courses are designed based on extensive centre feedback. Our flexible learning options allow your staff to study at a time and pace which...
Posted: 11 January 2012
Following a six month project, CYQ is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO 9001 Certification, along with its Central Services Department. ISO is the International Organisation for Standardisation that publish standards covering all areas of business management. This represents a...
Posted: 06 January 2012
Research conducted by Central YMCA, CYQ's parent charity, has made headline news in many of today’s papers, including BBC News Online, The Guardian, Daily Mirror, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Record and the Daily Mail online.
The research, which was conducted by the Charity and the Centre...
Posted: 08 December 2011
Lori Randall, Director of Business Development at CYQ, paid a recent visit to students at CYQ accredited centre Future Focus, to present them with their certificates in Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym). It was the centre's first cohort of learners since gaining CYQ accreditation.
Posted: 05 December 2011
In May 2011, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) launched the new General Conditions of Recognition. The Conditions of Recognition specify the requirements that all awarding organisations need to fulfil in order to comply with Ofqual regulatory requirements. View the...
Posted: 17 October 2011
WorldSkills London 2011, the largest ever international skills competition and careers event has drawn to a close. From 5th-8th October CYQ, alongside other Central YMCA operations, ran a 'Have a Go' activity, giving visitors the chance to take part in silent disco workouts. Our presence at the...
Posted: 25 July 2011
We are pleased to announce that we will be introducing a revised fee strategy from 1st September 2011. We have simplified the structure of our certification fees, to support the continuing changeover to the QCF and to improve transparency between different levels and size of qualification.
Posted: 30 June 2011
CYQ has launched a new quality mark for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes in the Active Lesiure, Learning and Wellbeing sector. Suitable training courses, workshops, seminars or masterclasses that meet CYQ’s selection criteria gain official endorsement and can carry the CYQ...
Posted: 29 June 2011
CYQ and Edexcel have announced a new partnership which will provide employers and training providers offering apprenticeships in the Active Leisure and Learning Sector with a "one stop shop" to access qualifications from the framework.
Currently employers and training providers approach several...
Posted: 02 March 2011
CYQ are delighted to announce the appointment of Bev Williams as Senior Qualifications Manager. Bev has accrued a wealth of experience in active leisure, having held senior positions for a variety of training providers and awarding bodies within the sector. She replaces Nick Cutland, CYQ Head of...