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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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L1 Cycling Fitness and Performance Level 1 | Extended Certificate in Vocational Studies

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The Level 1 Extended Certificate (Vocational) in Cycling Fitness & Performance is designed to provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to develop your cycling performance. 

The programme covers a range of modules including:

  • Effects of Taking Part in Cycling on the Body 
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Cyclists
  • Cycling as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle 
  • Nutrition for Cyclists 
  • Planning Own Fitness Programme 
  • Using Data to Improve Cycling Performance 

The qualification is designed for cyclists at any level, from beginners to advanced. You will develop an understanding of different training methods, how to improve your performance and how to fuel your body for cycling success. Learners will also use basic numeracy to assess and interpret performance data.

How will I learn?

With this course we have brought the classroom to you and created an interactive online learning environment. These sessions are never pre-recorded and like in a classroom you will have a teacher and other students interacting with you live on set teaching dates. Allowing you to ask questions and gain skills all without leaving your desk. The course is delivered over a 9-week period, following on from this you will receive independent session plans to complete over the next 7-weeks.

After each delivered session you will take part in an online cycling coaching session which links theory to the practical application. In these sessions you will experience bespoke training that you will be able to participate in your own home*. Sessions are designed to expose you to new training methods and to push your cycling on to the next level.

*A turbo trainer or static exercise bike will be required to take part in the free 9-week sessions.

This course is an 9-week interactive online learning environment. These sessions are live with your tutor and other students on set teaching dates. This will be allowing you to ask questions and gain skills all without leaving your desk.

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Entry Requirements

To be eligible to study this course you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • You must be aged 19 or over as of 31/08/22
  • You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • You must currently reside in England (subject to postcode eligibility check)
  • You must have access to a home computer that can connect to the internet to access our online platform.
  • You must have a turbo trainer or static exercise bike to take part in the online cycling sessions

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Get more from your online courses, let us help you succeed with bespoke packages led by our dedicated online support team:

  • Occupational specialists and tutors just a click away to support you
  • Expert digital team on hand to resolve IT issues
  • Access to free online community for those suffering with adverse mental health, 24 hours a day
  • Enjoy incredible discounts while you study with your NUS/Totum student card

New to online learning? Require additional support? Let us help you with each step you take.

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next. Please add [email protected] to your safe sender list. Most email providers allow you to do this within settings/options. For full instructions simply use your chosen search engine to find instructions on how to make emails as safe.

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Course information last updated: Friday 31st March 2023 @ 8.02am (1 day ago)

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The course fee can usually be broken down to three components which are Materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), Tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and Exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19s studying Full-Time courses have just Material fee costs to pay, over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay. Find out more about Understanding Fees

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