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Leisure Facility Management I 100 Hours Certificate Course
Leisure Facility Management I course online. Home Study. Develop an excellent understanding of leisure facility management! This comprehensive introductory distance learning course focuses on the management and development of recreational facilities (eg. Leisure centres, Swim Centres, Sporting complexes, Gymnasiums, Health clubs etc.) It deals with both day to day management as well as more broad based planning, development and redevelopment.
Lesson Structure: Leisure Facility Management I BRE205
- The Scope of Recreation Facility Management
- Scope of Community Recreation Services
- Exercise Facilities
- Town Planning
- Structural Planning
- Systems Planning
- Advocacy Planning
- Central Place Theory
- Scope and Distribution of Leisure Facilities
- The Nature of Recreation Facility Management
- Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
- The Administrative Process
- Planning for Play
- Planning Processes
- Legal Requirements for Construction
- Special Events
- Liability and Negligence
- Minimising Liability
- Risk Management
- Planning Construction Work
- Work Scheduling
- Planning Management of the Construction
- Competitive Tendering
- Contingency Plans for Disruption to Work
- Indoor Equipment
- Types of Recreation Buildings
- Indoor Equipment and Facilities
- General Requirements; access, security, lighting, toilets, parking, signage, staff facilities, etc
- Needs for Specific Facility Types; swimming centres, community centres, gymnasium, etc
- Selection Criteria for Equipment
- Conducting a Cost Analysis
- Outdoor Equipment
- All Purpose Sports Ground
- Tennis Courts
- Bowling Club
- Camp and Caravan Sites
- Water Recreation; sailing, water skiing, power boating, canoeing, etc
- Picnic Areas
- Riding School, etc
- Safety Procedures
- Duty of Care; employer, employee, other person, manufacturer.
- Lifting and Manual Handling
- Protective Equipment
- Chemical Handling
- Protecting Hearing
- Safety Risk Analysis
- Safety Audit
- Safe Communication
- Safety Out Doors
- Water Safety: safety in pools
- First Aid
- Safety on Sports Turf
- Equipment Needs
- Gym Equipment
- Types of Equipment
- Sports Equipment
- Track and Athletics Equipment
- Determining Equipment Needs for different sports
- Scouts, Youth Clubs, Other Clubs, Play groups, etc
- Introduction to Purchasing Procedures
- Purchasing and Payment Procedures
- Controlling Facility Use
- Exclusive Bookings
- Using Facilities without Prior Bookings
- Keeping Records of Bookings
- Procedure for Filing
- Active and Inactive Records
- Introduction to Contingency Procedures
- Staff Absence
- Fire Management
- Indoor and Outdoor Facilities
- Insurance Issues
- Types of Insurance
- Staff Liability
- Determining Insurance Requirements for a Facility
- Insurance Limitations
- Changing Insurance Needs
- Managing Insurance
- Insurance for Contributory Negligence
- Recreation Leaders
- Quality Systems
- Managing a Recreation Facility
- Building Maintenance
- Controlling Facility Use
- Keeping Records
- Promoting a Facility
- Managing Aquatic Facilities
- Toilet and Locker room Facilities
- Security; security systems, vandalism, ignorant acts, vindictive acts
- Minimising Vandalism
Learning Goals: Leisure Facility Management I BRE205
- Explain the scope of work involved in the management of recreation and fitness facilities.
- Explain the nature of recreation and fitness facilities, including their physical characteristics and their management requirements.
- Explain the legal aspects which must be satisfied by construction work projects.
- Plan the management of construction work projects for different recreation facilities.
- Explain the suitability and management of equipment for a given purposes in indoor recreation or fitness facilities (Part A - Indoor Equipment).
- Explain the suitability and management of equipment for given purposes in outdoor recreation or fitness facilities (Part B - Outdoor Equipment).
- Develop safety procedures for a recreation facility.
- Determine equipment needed for a sports or fitness facility.
- Purchase new equipment for a recreation or fitness facility.
- Manage the bookings for use of a recreation facility.
- Develop contingency plans to deal with likely emergencies in recreation and fitness industry workplaces.
- Manage insurance issues for a recreation or fitness facility.
- Develop a plan for managing the use of a specific recreation facility.
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|Course Start||Begin your learning at any time.|
|Course Prerequisite||None - Our course levels are an indication of the depth of learning you should receive. They do not describe the level of difficulty.|
|Course Qualification (Study Option A)||Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments and final evaluation per course/module to be taken.|
|Course Qualification (Study Option B)||Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final evaluation.|
|Comparative Credits Information||UK Course Credits: 10 - U.S. Credit Hours: 3 - when compared to regulated courses.|
|Course Duration and Deadlines||Course hours given are a guide only. You will be encouraged to work at your own pace to learn as much as you can, with no assignment deadlines or end date by which you must complete your course by. You are in control!|
|Study Support||Personal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the Moodle online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed. They will also mark and grade your assignments, plus provide constructive and helpful feedback vital to your success.|
|Suitability for Self Employment and Small Businesses||Our courses are ideal for sole traders and small business owners and their staff. Customer confidence in what you can do will determine how successful you are in getting clients. Doing the job right using the correct knowledge and skills, leads to repeat business and referrals to friends, family and work colleagues. Completing one or more of our courses for the service you have to offer, will give you the tools to achieve this and grow your business.|
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|Designing Your Own Qualification||Bundle up your choice of related courses to form your own qualification. Our Advanced Certificates (4 courses), Diplomas (6 courses), Advanced Diplomas (8 courses) and Higher Advanced Diplomas (12 courses), are used to differentiate between the in-depth knowledge and skills you will acquire in your chosen area of study. e.g. Advanced Certificate in Turf Care Management, which includes individual courses: Turf Care, Sports Turf Care, Turf Repair and Renovation and Turf Grasses.|
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Leisure Facility Management I 100 Hours Certificate Course
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