The AIMS School of Sports receives accreditation

The school now offers sport qualifications

19 October 2021 | Youth

Rivaldo Kavanga

The Africa Institutional Management Services (AIMS) through its School of Sport (ASOS) received confirmation of accreditation of qualifications from the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA). ASOS celebrated the launch of its sport qualifications on 13 October 2021 at the Mari-Gold hotel in Windhoek.

The training institution will offer the Certificate in Football Education and Practice (Level 3); and the Certificate in Sport Education and Practice (Level 3). Each course will run for two years.

The AIMS School of Sports (ASOS) focuses on professionalising sport through education and offers programmes that provide young athletes and sports enthusiasts the platform to receive formal and professional training experience from the best in sport science.

The deputy minister of sport, Emma-Kantema Gaomas, was present at the launch and said the AIMS School of Sports would help in prolonging the carers of athletes.

“Sport is a very short career. Just imagine, as a sportsperson you retire at the age of 34 or 35 and all of a sudden you have to deal with the issues of unemployment, you have no source of income or nothing to offer to society. This is why private-sector investment in sport education is very crucial,” Gaomas said.

AIMS was founded to empower Namibians who have dropped out of school and cannot enter the job market. The institution is accredited as an institution to offer qualifications by the NQA and registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) of Namibia. The institution trained over 5 000 employees from different public and private institutions.

Similar News

 

Rundu youth centre plagued by power cuts

2 days ago - 29 November 2021 | Youth

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe ministry of youth’s multipurpose resource centre in Rundu was without electricity for months because of an unpaid bill of N$13 000.This was confirmed...

photo of the week

1 week ago - 23 November 2021 | Youth

On Saturday, 20 November, the head of states from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia participated in a panel discussion. The leaders were joined by child...

Reimagining a better future

1 week ago - 23 November 2021 | Youth

Jeanette Diergaardt Unicef celebrates 75 years of existence on World Children’s DayOn 20 November, the world celebrated World Children’s Day under the theme ‘reimagining the...

Youth and unemployment report launched

1 week ago - 23 November 2021 | Youth

MICHELLINE NAWATISES The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Targeted Review Report on youth and unemployment report was launched on 17 November at statehouse...

Feeding the vulnerable

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

Tunohole Mungoba – OshakatiLinekela Josephat Shigwedha, a 19-year-old learner at Eduace Tutorial College in Ongwediva, created Feed the Earth Foundation with his good friend Londie...

Rising Phoenix

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

It has been a difficult year for the graduating classes of 2021, being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic around the world. Travel restrictions, distance...

Giving back

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

Elizabeth Joseph On Friday, 5 November 2021, Swapo regional councillors accompanied Member of Parliament and office of the First Lady representative Lucia Witbooi while...

Model UN a learning experience for tomorrow’s leaders

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

Iréne-Mari van der WaltThe United Nations (UN) held a Model UN annual general meeting from 9 – 11 November with the topic of climate change...

Africa against the Global North

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

An estimated 4.3 million schoolchildren will drop out in Africa due to Covid-19.According to research done by Unesco in partnership with Unicef, 4.3 million learners...

Africa against the Global North

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Youth

According to research done by Unesco in partnership with Unicef, 4.3 million learners are estimated to drop out of school in 2021 because of domestic...

Latest News

The recovery of the rental...

14 hours ago | Economics

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUAlthough rental markets across most advanced economies are on a path of recovery due to the resumption of “normal life”, improved pace of Covid-19...

Van Wyk reports ACC to...

14 hours ago | Justice

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKFishrot lackey Nigel van Wyk, in a report to the Office of...

Defence grilled over unapproved weapons...

14 hours ago | Ministries

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKThe defence ministry has bought, without Treasury approval, weapons worth N$5 million from its own ammunition manufacturing company, Ndilimani...

Govt, unions in stalemate over...

14 hours ago | Labour

ESTER KAMATI WINDHOEKCivil servants will have to face another year without a salary increase as discussions, which took place on Monday, between...

SA's Covid-19 cases could triple...

14 hours ago | Economics

ALEXANDER WINNING AND WENDELL ROELFSouth Africa's daily Covid-19 infection rate could triple to more than 10 000 by the end of this week as the...

Global jet fuel demand under...

14 hours ago | Economics

Global jet fuel markets stayed under pressure on Tuesday as more countries expanded border restrictions to keep the new Omicron coronavirus variant at bay, prompting...

EDITORIAL: Pohamba is embossing himself

14 hours ago | Opinion

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba has been in the news this week for unsavoury reasons.In strict law terms, Pohamba has every right to kick pensioner Amanda...

Omicron raises new fears for...

14 hours ago | Economics

Delphine Touitou - Just as it was recovering from the body blow of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global economy has taken yet another hit from...

Expats in Namibia: Tax considerations

14 hours ago | Business

Johan Nel - Namibia has a source-based tax system. Income that has accrued, or deemed to have accrued, from sources within Namibia will form part...

Load More