Course Portfolio

Please see below the range of courses we can offer. This is not an exhaustive list and we are adding to our portfolio all the time as need arises. Many of these courses can be tailored to specific companies or industries for a fee which is dependant on the number of learners you desire to put through the course.

Examples of this include tailoring a mentoring course for youth workers or a customer service course for the sports industry

Please contact us at courses@wimx.org.uk with any specific course requests. You can browse through all our open and running courses in our Book a Course section.

The course is the starting point for people who want to get involved in tennis. It is aimed at people who are enthusiastic about tennis and want to help a coach deliver Mini Tennis. More Info

This course is aimed at Coaching Assistants who want to improve their coaching skills and be able to work with groups of beginners on their own under the umbrella programme of a licensed coach.More Info

This has been developed in partnership with The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) employers of tennis coaches and the tennis industry. The qualification is designed to provide you with the knowledge needed to become a tennis coach as well as equipping you with the skills needed to develop your ability to effectively plan, conduct and evaluate tennis coaching programmes over an extended period of time in order to coach independently in a role such as a Head Coach. More Info

Learners will be able to develop the skills and principles required to safely deliver sports coaching sessions and also be able to gain insurance. This course is ideal for anyone who does not have a sporting specialism but enjoys sports coaching. More Info

This qualification will enable you to be able to plan, deliver and evaluate linked and progressive coaching sessions, either independently or working as part of a larger coaching team. More Info

The objective of the 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership is to provide a benefit to learners through an introduction into the principles and practice of safe, ethical and effective practice in leading activity sessions, and to confirm competence to the required standard in an appropriate sports/ leisure environment. This qualification has been developed by SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being, in consultation from industry experts in the area of sport and active leisure. It is therefore supported by industry experts. More Info

This qualification will enable you to be able to plan, deliver and evaluate annual coaching programmes, either independently or working as part of a larger coaching team.More Info

The 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Sports Coaching and Performance is intended for post-16 learners who wish to develop knowledge, understanding and the skills required to establish a career pathway within the area of sports coaching and performance. if successful, you may be eligible to progress to higher education or alternatively you may be able to source employment or fulfil roles within the area. More Info

This qualification is suitable for anyone with any level of sports ability who is interested in improving their performance, enhancing their personal development and gaining an understanding of the benefits of exercise and fitness. School leavers, the long-term unemployed, and those wanting to return to education may find this qualification of particular benefit.More Info

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental. More Info

This qualification aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective fitness instruction sessions via the context of gym-based exercise. Learners successfully completing this qualification will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2. This is a pre-requisite for the L3 Personal Trainer.More Info

This qualification is the industry requirement for gaining work and aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective fitness instruction sessions via the context of exercise and physical activity for children. Learners successfully completing this qualification will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2.More Info

The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training iaims to provide learners with the understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Personal Trainer in a variety of settings. This includes understanding health and safety in a fitness environment, customer service, anatomy and physiology, personal training programmes and sessions, and nutrition. Learners successfully completing this qualification will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3. More Info

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector. More Info

Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems, with recent reports suggesting that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues, and this qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues. Increasing the understanding of mental health of staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support. More Info

Mental Health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional well-being is just as important as a child’s mental health; therefore it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health. More Info

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.

You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.

You’ll also learn how to empower someone to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. This could include selfhelp books or websites, accessing therapy services through their GP, their school or place of work, online self-referral, support groups, and more.

What’s more, you’ll gain an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you.
This is a non-assessed 1 or 2 day course. The 1 day course gives you the title of an “MHFA Champion” and the 2 day course “MHFA First Aider”.

This one day course that outlines the skills required for first aiders in lower-risk workplaces to manage first aid calmly and confidently. It will enable the candidate to become a qualified first aider in their workplace. It will provide the candidate with a knowledge and understanding of first aid within the workplace and is relevant to all businesses.

Delivery will be by presentation, discussion, demonstration and practical simulation.

The Level 3 First Aid At Work course is more advanced than the basic 1 day EFAW training. Designed to ensure that on successful completion of the course delegates are trained first aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

This qualification coupled with an L3 in Education and Training is required if you wish to become a first aid instructor

Whether a dog lover, dog owner or dog professional, learn basic life saving and first aid techniques, such as CPR, choking and poisoning on our CPD accredited 3 hour dog first aid course.

Sustainability is quickly becoming a high priority for many businesses. Making moves towards becoming a ‘greener’ organisation can also provide cost saving initiatives, such as reducing waste or saving energy. This qualification covers the nature of climate change and the role that individuals, businesses and other organisations play in helping to reduce carbon emissions. This course gives the knowledge and understanding for individuals to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace and at home. More Info

There were an estimated 5.5 million private sector businesses in the UK at the start of 2016. Despite the recent economic difficulties, the trend has been steadily increasing in the business population. Today’s global economy brings with it a wealth of new markets, shrinking profit margins and increasing operating expenses; the need for good business administration has never been greater. More Info

A lean organisation provides the greatest customer value with the fewest resources, a philosophy increasingly important in today’s competitive business market. A sound understanding of the concept and benefits of a lean environment, as well as knowledge of business techniques and working in teams, is essential. Our nationally recognised qualification is designed to provide individuals with an appreciation and understanding of some key principles of lean organisation management. More Info

Improving business performance is vital for any business. Making improvements that are more efficient – such as saving on time or costs – can have huge benefits to an organisation, particularly in competitive business environments. This qualification aims to build knowledge on the study of business improvement techniques, including workplace organisation, building effective teams and managing working relationships. It will also teach the importance of improving processes and procedures using visual management systems and flow process analysis. More Info

Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years. Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding. If you’re looking to start your own business, or already have a business but want to develop and progress your business plan, this qualification will support you with the skills and knowledge you need. More Info

In order to have a truly successful business, you need to provide good customer service. It is believed that 96% of unhappy customers don’t ever complain; however, 91% of those simply leave and never come back. The main reason for customer churn is not price but bad customer service. Handling a business’s issues in a professional and courteous manner is an essential day-to-day task. More Info

Strong team leadership is essential for providing guidance, direction and instruction within a group and inevitably leads to more effective teamwork and more motivated employees. Being able to manage a team effectively is critical in the current job market, where employee productivity and team outcomes are closely monitored. More Info

This qualification aims to develop and enhance skills required for the working environment and improve learners’ confidence and communication skills in order to prepare them for employment or for a change in employment. More Info

This qualification aims to develop and enhance skills required for the working environment and improve learners’ confidence and communication skills in order to prepare them for employment or for a change in employment. More Info

In an increasingly digital world, it’s becoming more important to have the right skills in order to use computers and other technological devices. This course is designed to help support your development with digital literacy skills, encouraging progression into roles where digital literacy is required. More Info

It is estimated that 11.3 million adults in the UK do not have basic digital skills. Latest figures predict that within the next 20 years, 90% of all jobs will need some form of digital knowledge. This qualification enhances your competency in digital literacy skills, supporting you within your current job role or giving the opportunity for progression into a role where digital skills are required. More Info

This qualification aims to provide learners with the introductory knowledge and skills they need to operate as a successful business administrator. It will also also allow learners to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to business administration roles. More Info

Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years. Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding. If you’re looking to start your own business, or already have a business but want to develop and progress your business plan, this qualification will support you with the skills and knowledge you need. More Info