This highly valued qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in the fitness industry as a fitness instructor. With this qualification, you will be able to work in any gym as a fitness instructor with the general duties of:
Demonstrating the correct way to use exercise equipment
Delivering exercise classes and workshops
Developing personal exercise and diet plans
Monitoring the misuse of equipment and ensure the gym is clean and free of health and safety hazards
The course is internationally recognised and gives entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2. This is an entry level qualification for the health and fitness industry and therefore has no academic entry requirements.
Learners should be aged 16+ and ideally some experience of gym-based exercises including free weights. Learners should be fit enough to cope with the physical exertion and individual participation involved in the course. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication at Level 2.
Additional Information: Students who successfully complete this qualification may progress onto the Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or work in the industry as a fitness instructor.
This is a 1 week intensive course, classes are timetabled Monday to Sunday, 9am -5pm each day.
Places remaining: 16
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Please note that you are required to provide your own client for the practical assessment.
The practical assessment will take place at a mutually agreed time 1-2 weeks after the delivery of the course.
Enrolment for this course session closes: Friday 23 March 2018.
The course manual and start letter will be sent the week before the course commences
Students need to have the ability to complete work at home every evening in the form of written worksheets or revising for exams for the duration of the course.
The Centre for Inclusive Learning supports students with a disability, learning difficulty and/or long term medical condition. To make a disclosure please complete the Learning Support Referral Form (LS1) available from the College website.
If you are enrolling on an intensive course you are advised to complete a LS1 at least 3 weeks before the course start date allow adequate time to discuss what support options may be available. It is also advisable to speak with the Curriculum team so you are fully aware of the demands of an intensive course.