NCFE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH AND FITNESS

  • Ref: 601/4534/1
  • Sector: Leisure, Travel and Tourism

This qualification is approved by DfE in the 2017, 2018 & 2019 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.

We are redeveloping this qualification for the 2020 performance tables to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of our centres as well as meeting the new DfE guidance. The new qualification will be renamed NCFE Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness and, pending approval, will be ready for first teaching in September 2018.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14-16 studying their Key Stage 4 curriculum.

This qualification is designed for learners with an interest in any of the health and fitness contexts such as exercise, lifestyles and diet. Level 2 is appropriate for learners who are looking to develop a significant core of knowledge and understanding, and want to apply that knowledge in preparing, planning and developing a health and fitness programme.


Qualification Specification

This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.


Summary of changes

This document summarises the changes in the qualification specification since the previous issue.


Purpose Statement

This document outlines who this qualification is suitable for, what your learners will be studying and the knowledge and skills they will gain, and what subjects will complement this qualification.


Process for rejecting grades - guidance for centres

This document is an addendum to the Assessment and Quality Assurance section of the qualification specification.


External Assessment Practice Paper

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


External Assessment Practice Paper January 2016

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

This document provides sample tasks for internal assessment.


External Assessment Practice Paper May 2016

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


External Assessment Practice Paper - October 2016

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


Career Card

This document will help learners discover career and progression options in this qualification.


Evidence and Grading Tracker

This document can help learners to keep track of their work.


Sample Portfolio Unit 04

This document is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for unit 04 within the qualification.


Sample Portfolio Unit 01

This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.


Scheme of Work

This document provides a guideline that defines the structure and content of the course.


Chief Examiner Report - January 2016

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the January 2016 external assessment.


Delivery and Assessment Plan

This document provides a guideline that defines the structure and content of the course.


Chief Examiner Report May 2016

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner on the external assessment for the window of May 2016.


Chief Examiner Report October 2016

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner on the external assessment for the window of October 2016.


Chief Examiner Report March 2017

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner on the external assessment for the window of March 2017.


External Assessment Sample Paper March 2017

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


External Assessment Windows

This document provides a breakdown of the assessment dates/windows for each of the qualifications within the V Cert suite as well as information about the assessments dates.


External Assessment past paper - October 2017

This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.


Mark scheme - October 2017

This is the mark scheme for the October 2017 external assessment.


Chief Examiner's report - October 2017

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner on the external assessment for October 2017.


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Qualification information

Reference No 601/4534/1
Sector Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Level Level 2
Minimum entry age Pre 16
GLH 122
TQT 180

Generic Occupational Competence guidance and staffing requirements

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Performance Points

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