[Events] NCEF becomes EHFA Accredited - Press Release

Maeve.Kavanagh Maeve.Kavanagh at staffmail.ul.ie
Tue Nov 3 15:17:47 GMT 2009

NCEF becomes EHFA Accredited 

Press Release


The National Council for Exercise & Fitness (NCEF) wishes to announce
the success of its application for accreditation by the European Health
Fitness Association (EHFA).    EHFA is the EU approved industry
standards setting body for the European health and fitness sector. The
accreditation process allows organisations at local, national and
regional level to apply for their exercise & health fitness instructor
training and education programmes to be mapped against the EHFA Industry
Standards and Competence Framework. During the accreditation process,
each submission is considered on its merits.  The EHFA Accreditation
Unit  evaluates in detail the content,  practice and quality assurance
provided by the applicant to ensure that the programmes are fit for
purpose in qualifying professionals who can demonstrate the skills and
competence required by the EHFA Standards Council. 


Qualifications provided by the NCEF and awarded by the University of
Limerick have been EHFA accredited as identified below: 


*         Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness (CEHF) is aligned
effectively to EHFA Approved - Fitness Instructor and Group Fitness
Instructor qualifications. 


*         Diploma in Exercise and Health Fitness (DEHF) is aligned
effectively to

EHFA Approved Personal Trainer qualifications. 


EHFA Accreditation adds industry approval and recognition to these
qualifications that are already approved at Higher Education levels.
The CEHF is placed at Level 6 on the Irish National Framework of
Qualifications (NFQ) and at Level 5 on the European Qualifications
Framework (EQF). The Diploma is placed at Level 7 on the NFQ and at
Level 6 on the EQF.


For further information on the NCEF please contact 061-202829, e-mail
ncef at ul.ie or visit our website www.ncefinfo.com


NCEF Management & Administration Team - Nov 2009.



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Maeve Kavanagh

NCEF PR Officer
NCEF Head Office,
PESS Building,
University of Limerick,
Tel: 061-202829
Fax: 061-335911
Email: maeve.kavanagh at ul.ie
Website: www.ncefinfo.com <file://www.ncefinfo.com/> 

The NCEF is an academic affiliate of the University of Limerick,
offering the only university accredited Health/ Fitness Instructor
qualifications in Ireland. Certificate and Diploma qualifications are
awarded at Levels 6 & 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications  and
at Levels 5 & 6 on the European  Qualifications Framework. 
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