LEISURE FACILITY MANAGEMENT I – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are 13 lessons in this course: 1. The Scope of Recreation Facility Management • Introduction • Scope of Community Recreation Services • Exercise Facilities • Town Planning • Survey • Structural Planning • Systems Planning • Advocacy Planning • Central Place Theory • Scope and Distribution of Leisure Facilities 2. The Nature of Recreation Facility Management • Multidisciplinary Approach to Management • The Administrative Process • Planning for Play • Planning Processes 3. Legal Requirements for Construction • Introduction • Construction • Health • Special Events • Liability and Negligence • Minimising Liability • Risk Management 4. Planning Construction Work • Work Scheduling • Planning Management of the Construction • Competitive Tendering • Contingency Plans for Disruption to Work 5. Indoor Equipment • Types of Recreation Buildings • Indoor Equipment and Facilities • General Requirements; access, security, lighting, toilets, parking, signage, staff facilities, etc • Needs for Specific Facility Types; swimming centres, community centres, gymnasium, etc • Selection Criteria for Equipment • Conducting a Cost Analysis 6. Outdoor Equipment • Introduction • All Purpose Sports Ground • Tennis Courts • Bowling Club • Camp and Caravan Sites • Water Recreation; sailing, water skiing, power boating, canoeing, etc • Playgrounds • Picnic Areas • Riding School, etc 7. Safety Procedures • Duty of Care; employer, employee, other person, manufacturer. • Lifting and Manual Handling • Protective Equipment • Chemical Handling • Protecting Hearing • Accidents • Safety Risk Analysis • Safety Audit • Safe Communication • Safety Out Doors • Water Safety: safety in pools • First Aid • Safety on Sports Turf 8. Equipment Needs • Gym Equipment • Types of Equipment • Sports Equipment • Track and Athletics Equipment • Determining Equipment Needs for different sports • Tennis • Dancing • Scouts, Youth Clubs, Other Clubs, Play groups, etc 9. Purchasing • Introduction to Purchasing Procedures • Tendering • Purchasing and Payment Procedures 10. Bookings • Controlling Facility Use • Exclusive Bookings • Using Facilities without Prior Bookings • Keeping Records of Bookings • Procedure for Filing • Active and Inactive Records 11. Contingencies • Introduction to Contingency Procedures • Accidents • Evacuation • Staff Absence • Fire Management • Indoor and Outdoor Facilities 12. Insurance Issues • Introduction • Types of Insurance • Staff Liability • Determining Insurance Requirements for a Facility • Insurance Limitations • Changing Insurance Needs • Managing Insurance • Insurance for Contributory Negligence • Recreation Leaders • Quality Systems 13. Managing a Recreation Facility • Building Maintenance • Repairs • Bookings • Controlling Facility Use • Keeping Records • Promoting a Facility • Managing Aquatic Facilities • Toilet and Locker room Facilities • Security; security systems, vandalism, ignorant acts, vindictive acts • Minimising Vandalism Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Health-Fitness-and-Recreation/LEISURE-FACILITY-MANAGEMENT-I-BRE205-543.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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