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Level: 2

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 3

Hours: 3.00

Start: 19/01/2022

Days / Times: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 OR Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Tuition (£): 128.00*
Full Concession: (0 Tuition/Exam Fee) available dependant on eligibility – A Full Concession is not applicable to a full-cost course

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Course Summary

The Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells is aimed at learners who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction to a professionally competent level. It will enable you to plan and deliver safe, effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions. 

Evidence of a Level 2 Gym Instruction qualification is required prior to starting the course.

Courses are due to be delivered at Broomfield Hall on:

Wednesday: 19/01/22 - 02/02/22

Wednesday: 22/06/22 - 6/07/22

The course costs £127.50

A minimum of five candidates is required for each course to run.

Entry requirements

You need a suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification such as the Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing. Some experience of kettlebell training is useful.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential. Therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

It also involves an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at Level 2.

Course Content

This qualification comprises two units:

Unit 1 - Planning a Kettlebell Exercise Session

Unit 2 - Instructing a Kettlebell Exercise Session

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through the completion of worksheets and a formal observation of a kettlebell training session.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs involved.

What can I do after this course?

This qualification provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training and can also provide progression to courses in other related areas such as Sports Massage. You could also consider the:

  • Level 2 Award in Safeguarding
  • Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Smoking Cessation
  • Level 2 Award in Mental Health 
  • Level 2 Award in Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

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Christian Flanagan

Christian Flanagan

Former runner Christian on right track for personal training career

Training for a sport-related career was a natural step for DCG personal training student Christian Flanagan.
 
Christian, who is 19 and from Allestree, comes from a sports-loving family and has been actively involved in sport from a young age.
 
He is currently completing level 3 in sports massage at Broomfield Hall, having previously gained a level 2 certificate in gym instruction and level 3 diploma in personal training.
 
Christian has been going to the gym since he was 12, has played basketball for his county, and at 15 became the fastest 100m runner in his age group in Derbyshire, recording a time of just 10.9 seconds. Until he started college, he ran for Derby Athletic Club at Moorways.
 
Having a dad who used to play cricket semi-professionally has also been a big influence on his career choices.
 
Christian added: “I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training.”
 
Christian had been working at a Derby gym for a year until the pandemic struck but hopes to get another job as a gym instructor when he leaves college next year.
 
Ultimately, he would like to work for himself as a personal trainer, with sports massage among the services he’ll be able to offer his own clients. 

I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training

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