This course aims to train candidates in instructing sports conditioning programmes in order to improve exercise and sports performance.
It is scheduled to be delivered at Broomfield Hall over 18 weeks starting:
Friday: 11/09/20 - 29/01/21
Monday: 1/02/21 - 28/06/21
The course costs £277.50.
A minimum of eight candidates must be enrolled for each course to start.
All candidates must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction or the equivalent, a Level 2 Coaching qualification or a Level 2 Activity Leadership qualification which should be evidenced prior to starting the course.
All candidates must be physically active and able to undertake physical activity throughout the course.
There are two mandatory units to cover:
During the course, candidates will grow to understand the role of a sports conditioning coach, the principles of programming for sports conditioning, sporting demands and how they can be used to inform effective sports conditioning programming, how to plan sports conditioning programmes to improve performance and how to instruct effective sports conditioning sessions.
You will be assessed via assignments, case studies and observations.
There are no additional course costs.
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.