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Level: 2

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 20

Hours: 3.00

Start: 22/01/2020

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

Concessions: 250.00***

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course is designed for people wishing to pursue careers in the health and fitness sector as gym-based fitness instructors.

Courses are due to be delivered on: 

  • Wednesdays, starting on September 11th, from 18.00-21.00 for 20 weeks.

and

  • Wednesdays, starting on January 22nd, from 18.00-21.00 for 20 weeks.

Courses require a minimum of eight candidates to be enrolled.

 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However:
 
• Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
• The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential. Therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
• There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at Level 2.

 

Course Content

Course content will cover:

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment

  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and to support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle

  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions

  • Professionalism for fitness instructing

  • Personal and professional development

  • Delivering exceptional customer service.

You will also gain the Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells.

 

How will I be assessed?

• Coursework/Worksheets

• Multiple Choice Examination

• Portfolio of Evidence

• Practical Demonstration/Assessment

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs. However, you will be required to have suitable clothing to participate in physical activity sessions.
 
This ACTIVEiQ course is CIMSPA endorsed.
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What can I do after this course?

This qualification provides progression to the:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 2 Award in Group Training
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Suspended Movement Training
  • Level 2 Award in Nutrition

 

 

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*** 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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Florence Phillips

Florence Phillips

Missed exam targets a ‘blessing’ as Flo launches fitness career with college

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.


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