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.
Courses are due to be delivered:
Tuesday September 11th 18.00-20.30 for 4 weeks
Tuesday October 16th 18.00-20.30 for 4 weeks
Tuesday November 27th 18.00-20.30 for 4 weeks
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December 9.00-16.00 / 9.00-12.00
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th February 9.00-16.00 / 9.00-12.00
Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March 9.00-16.00 / 9.00-12.00
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 9.00-16.00 / 9.00-12.00
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June 9.00-16.00 / 9.00-12.00
You need a suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. 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.
This qualification comprises two units:
Unit 1 - Planning a Kettlebell Exercise Session
Unit 2 - Instructing a Kettlebell Exercise Session
You will be assessed through the completion of worksheets and a formal observation of a kettlebell training session.
You may wish to join the Evolve Fitness gym at Derby College. There are discounted memberships available to you when you sign up to study 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.
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.
Apprentice personal trainer Florence Phillips said missing out on the exam results she hoped for was a "blessing" ...because it gave her a chance to go to Derby College and launch her career.
Nineteen-year-old Flo said instead of going to sixth form college, which had been her plan, she opted to go into fitness because she was keen on gym at school.
Having passed sports coaching and development with flying colours as a student at Broomfield Hall, she then landed an apprenticeship at B Physical in Ashbourne.
Flo has now taken a Level 2 Fitness Instructor course and she will complete Level 3 Personal Training this summer.
She enjoys her job and said she made the right decision in coming to Derby College.
I didn't get the GCSEs I needed to go to sixth form, which is a blessing because it meant I went to college.
I find the exams the hardest but the college gives me all the support I need. At college somebody took me to one side and told me this job could be good for me, so I applied and got it.
College has been really important to me. I'd love to be a personal trainer and stay here. I love taking classes. I take about nine a week, which is really good.