This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming specific to the individual needs of a client.
This course is due to commence on Thursday September 12th and runs for 36 weeks. Times are 18.00-21.00.
An understanding of anatomy and physiology is essential. So too is an understanding of health and safety practices within a gym-based environment.
You should have competency in English and maths to help with the theoretical aspects of the programme.
Although current gym membership is not required, you will be expected to use the gym as part of your ongoing professional development.
You MUST have a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym-based Exercise or an equivalent award.
Learners will cover:
You will be assessed through:
There are no additional costs, although candidates may choose to pay for membership towards becoming a Registered Exercise Professional or CIMSPA member or to take out gym membership at our fitness facilities.
This course is CIMSPA-endorsed
On completion of the course, you will be qualified for employment in the fitness industry. You may wish to continue your training on other REPs accredited courses such as the:
Or with a:
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.