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Icon Training secures government contract for foundation training

Icon Training has become the UK's first sport training provider to be given the go-ahead by the Education Funding Agency to provide its Ofsted Grade 1 training to 16- and 17-year-olds.

The new programme will be specifically designed for foundation learners looking to work as sports coaches, fitness instructors or lifeguards.

The 36-week course will comprise four level 1 compulsory subjects and two level 2 qualifications.

Mac Cleves, Icon Training's managing director, said: "Students enrolling on the unique Foundation course will spend one day in the classroom and another on placement in a relevant workplace to put their theory into practice.

"These personalised programmes encourage young people, who may have previously disengaged with learning, to follow their aspirations and reach their full potential."

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Icon Training has become the UK's first sport training provider to be given the go-ahead by the Education Funding Agency to provide its Ofsted Grade 1 training to 16- and 17-year-olds.
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Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
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Stephen Aucott & Matt Brown

Odyssey Health Club and Spa
We’d like to think we’re offering something unique that will encourage members to grow their own vegetables and reconnect to their relationship with food
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We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
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Icon Training secures government contract for foundation training

Icon Training has become the UK's first sport training provider to be given the go-ahead by the Education Funding Agency to provide its Ofsted Grade 1 training to 16- and 17-year-olds.

The new programme will be specifically designed for foundation learners looking to work as sports coaches, fitness instructors or lifeguards.

The 36-week course will comprise four level 1 compulsory subjects and two level 2 qualifications.

Mac Cleves, Icon Training's managing director, said: "Students enrolling on the unique Foundation course will spend one day in the classroom and another on placement in a relevant workplace to put their theory into practice.

"These personalised programmes encourage young people, who may have previously disengaged with learning, to follow their aspirations and reach their full potential."

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Icon Training has become the UK's first sport training provider to be given the go-ahead by the Education Funding Agency to provide its Ofsted Grade 1 training to 16- and 17-year-olds.
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An individual who anthropomorphises sadness will feel less sad and will also tend to display better self-control in subsequent decisions about consumption
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Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
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