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Organising a qualification

This section contains all of the forms required for the registration and certification process of ASA qualifications.

Qualification and learner registration

Qualification Registration Form: All qualifications to be delivered by Approved Centres must be registered with the ASA Awarding Body through completion of this form.

Learner Registration Form: All learners must be registered with the ASA Awarding Body at the start of the learning programme through completion of this form.

Summary of learner achievement forms

A completed summary form must be submitted to the ASA Awarding Body within 10 working days of the end of the learning programme to allow for results to be issued in a timely manner. Level 1 qualifications will be processed within two weeks of receipt of paperwork and all other levels within four weeks.

Level 1 qualifications

ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching/Coaching (Discipline) (QCF)

ASA Level 1 Certificate in Preparation for Event Volunteering (QCF)

Level 2 qualifications

ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Open Water Swimming (QCF)

ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Aquatic Pre-Fundamentals (QCF)

ASA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching/Coaching (Discipline) (QCF)

ASA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Water Based Exercise) (QCF)

ASA Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim (QCF)

Level 3 qualifications

ASA Level 3 Award in Adapting Water Based Exercise for Ante & Post Natal Clients (QCF)

ASA Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)

ASA Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)

ASA Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Activity Programming (QCF)

ASA Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Swimming (QCF)

Additional information

Awarding Body Fees

Ethnicity and Disability Codes

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