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Level 2 in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training

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Course CodeS0345
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaSport
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis course is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective programmes of exercise, and gives them a chance to implement these skills through ”real work” activity whilst on placement.
Study OutlineAnatomy and physiology including: the heart and circulatory system, the respiratory system, structure and function of the skeleton, musculoskeletal system, postural and core stability & the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise; How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults; How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity.
Entry RequirementsThis course is suitable for candidates with an interest in Health and Fitness. Some experience in using gym equipment would be advantageous. Learners must possess Four GCSEs grade D or above (English and Maths at grade D minimum), or be a mature candidate with appropriate work experience within industry.
EquipmentFitness Practical Kit, A4 Lever Arch Folder x2, pens and a USB
AttendanceFull time, September - July Two to three days per week including work placement.
AssessmentThe course involves a mixture of internal and external assessment which includes multiple choice theory paper/e assessment (Anatomy and Physiology and Principals of Exercise), practical examination, professional discussions alongside worksheets to provide evidence of your “real work” activity.
ProgressionThe qualification will provide knowledge and practical skills to enable progress on to other qualifications such as the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or a range of BTEC qualifications at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College. Alternatively, you could progress to employment as a Gym Instructor in the health and fitness industry.
QualificationNVQ / VRQ
Awarding BodyNCFE Qualifications
Level2
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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