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:
Courses require a minimum of eight candidates to be enrolled.
Course content will cover:
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.
• Multiple Choice Examination
• Portfolio of Evidence
• Practical Demonstration/Assessment
This qualification provides progression to the:
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.
Ever since school, Katy Morten had set her heart on becoming a personal trainer.
By the age of just 21, she had already achieved her career goal – thanks to a sport apprenticeship programme run by Derbyshire Dales District Council in partnership with Derby College.
Having secured a full-time job as an instructor at Bakewell Swimming Pool, Katy particularly enjoys helping people to reach their goals – whether it be weight loss or training for a particular sporting event.
I knew I could get nationally recognised qualifications more quickly on an apprenticeship – and having lots of work experience in the industry under my belt would stand me in good stead when looking for employment. Plus, who could argue with being paid to learn?
There’s a real feel-good factor to my job – just knowing you have helped someone improve their lifestyle and become happier with themselves.