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Active IQ is one of the UK’s leading Ofqual approved awarding bodies, covering Health, Fitness, Sport and Recreation.

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The Active IQ Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

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Amy Gregory & Richard Hanney
Manifest Communications
t. +44 (0)1132 429 174


Active IQ reaches milestone of 100,000 learners

Active IQ, the awarding organisation of choice for the active leisure sector, has announced that it has now successfully registered over 100,000 learners in the space of three years. Active IQ qualifications are offered by health and fitness training providers nationwide, and are designed for aspiring or up-skilling health and fitness industry professionals.

  • The figure represents a significant milestone as the company looks to cement its status as the UK’s leading Ofqual approved awarding organisation for the active leisure sector; offering an ever-expanding portfolio of qualifications and apprenticeships designed to reflect employer requirements, new trends and innovations in the health and fitness sector
  • Recent additions to the Active IQ qualification portfolio include the Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for the Management of Low Back Pain (QCF) and the Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells (QCF)


Suzy Gunn, Operations Director at Active IQ, commented:
It’s really a great achievement to reach this number of registrations in just three years. We are very much aware that health and fitness is a growing sector of the economy, so we are fully committed to ensuring that our qualifications cater to the growing numbers of people looking to further develop their careers in the industry.

She continued:
We certainly have plenty of ambition for the next few years. Over 450 training providers across the UK are now approved to offer Active IQ qualifications, and we are confident that our success and growth will continue long into the future.

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Newly released Ofqual figures reveal Active IQ’s continued growth in 2013

Data released in the quarterly Ofqual Report has revealed significant growth by Active IQ, the awarding organisation (AO) of choice in the active leisure and vocational education sectors. Figures from the recent 2013 Q4 report have shown that Active IQ has issued over 7000 certificates for vocational qualifications, contributing to total annual figures that demonstrated […]

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Active IQ launches new qualifications for the active leisure sector

Active IQ, the awarding organisation of choice, is pleased to announce the launch of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development (QCF) and the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes (QCF) to add to its existing comprehensive offering The aim of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development is to provide learners […]

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