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Level: N/A

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 2.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 25.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Delivered at our Johnson Building Fitness Centre, these workshops will help you focus on key elements of your fitness and provide you with expert technical guidance for the effective delivery of fitness.

The workshops are relevant for both experienced and new fitness instructors or for those wanting to improve their own personal exercise routines.

Our Fitness Centre is open from 7.30am-9.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-1.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Please contact Steve Powell or Kirk Gibbons for more details on 01332 387452.

Entry requirements

You will need to have received an induction covering the use of the equipment. This is free if you become a gym member or you will be charged  £3 as part of your first fitness class.

As part of the induction, you will need to complete a par-q health screening form.

Classes are open to any age, sex, ability or fitness level.

Course Content

Workshops include:

  • Cardio Training Zones
  • Introduction to Circuit Training
  • Core Body: Strength and Tone
  • Weight Management Principles
  • Training for a Fitness Event
  • Designing Kettle Bell Workouts
  • Basics of Nutrition and Supplements
  • Plyometric Workshops
  • Fundamentals of SAQ
  • Principles of Strength and Conditioning
  • Stretching and Active Recovery
  • Planning Dynamic Warm-Ups
  • Physical Assessments

How will I be assessed?

There are no formal assessments as part of the workshops.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Drinks, supplements and energy bars are available should you wish to purchase them. You will need to be wearing clothing suitable for activity. No hats, outdoor shoes or jewellery should be worn.

Gym memberships are available. See our promotions for new members at @EvolveFitnessDC

What can I do after this course?

Have a look at our other Learning for Leisure courses at the College.

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.

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Rosie Sharp

Rosie Sharp

College powers weight trainer Rosie’s gym career forward

Fitness apprentice Rosie Sharp said Derby College is "100 percent" behind turning her passion for gym training into a new career.
Rosie, 20, decided against going on to further studies after taking philosophy, psychology and law at A-level.
Instead she worked in sales at a sports magazine but eventually found the job was not really for her.
But Rosie has been keen on weight training from the age of 17, and when she found an apprentice job advertised online at B Physical in Ashbourne, she decided to go for it.
Despite having no directly relevant qualifications she managed to demonstrate her commitment to the gym environment and landed the role.
Rosie said she wasn't sporty at all at school and her mum just said "really...?", when she told her she was going to work in her a gym.
She said the college and B Physical worked closely together. She was visited once a week as part of her course.
Rosie has now passed Level 2 Personal Training and is considering going on to Level 3.
In addition, she said she had also taken a sports massage distance learning course and may take her career in that direction.

Derby College has been 100 per cent important for my career because without the qualification I couldn't do what I'm doing – I had no fitness qualifications before I came here.

The college and gym work well together, and it was all relevant to what I needed to learn. It's been really good.


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