The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to promote physical activity and healthy living..

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements.


Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment

Career Progression:

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Fitness and Activity Leader qualifications e.g.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Health Related Activity Sessions.
  • Other healthcare qualifications.


Mandatory Group A Learners must complete all six mandatory units (15 credits).

UnitUnit titleLevelCredits
1Working with communities to promote and support active
healthy lifestyles
2Understanding the role of physical activity in health and
3Alcohol awareness23
4Smoking awareness and cessation22
5Understanding nutrition, performance and healthy eating23
6Collecting, managing and reporting of personal data23


Optional Group B Learners can take any of the following units if required however these units do not form a mandatory requirement of the qualification.

UnitUnit titleLevelCredits
7Understanding mental health and well-being21
8Facilitating behaviour change for health and well-being35
9Promoting healthy lifestyles and physical activity24
10Safeguarding and protecting children and young people22
11Supporting equality and diversity 22
12Child behaviour management 23

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Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Well-being

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