Certificate in Fitness Instructing

1. Course details

Qualification name Certificate in Fitness Instructing
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation YMCA Awards
Course webpage https://www.colchester.ac.uk/course/fitness-instructing-level-2/
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2021
Cost description Free to 16 - 18 year-olds. 19 and over, please call the Colchester Institute Course Enquiry line on (01206) 712777 - or go to http://www.colchester.ac.uk/contact-us/ to enquire - or email info@colchester.ac.uk for information about course fees.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

The UK Health and Fitness Market is enjoying a sustained period of growth and exciting development across the whole industry sector.

3. Entry requirements

4 GCSE’s (9-3) including English and Maths, or satisfactory results (Merit/Distinction) in a relevant Level 1 qualification. Evidence of activity engagement in sport or fitness. An interview.

4. What you'll learn

This qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills you require to work safely and effectively within a busy gym environment. The Level 2 Fitness Instructing programme will teach you how to screen clients, provide gym inductions, design basic training programs, and develop an understanding of how the body responds to exercise.

5. How you'll learn

This course develops both practical and technical skills to enable students to progress in their chosen field.

6. What you'll need to bring

You will need to purchase general materials such as pencils and stationery and other items may be required that you will also need to purchase, but these can be discussed during your application interview or induction to the college.

7. How you'll be assessed

Coursework will include assignments and end of year exams/assessment as may be applicable.

8. Next steps

Learners can progress onto a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. Successful completion of this course will give 20 credits towards the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). Entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) can lead to jobs as Gym Instructors or Aerobics teachers. Once qualified, many Level 2 qualifications offer routes into teaching different disciplines such as studio cycling, step and circuits.

9. Venue

Name Colchester - Sheepen Road
Address Colchester Institute
Sheepen Road
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Email info@colchester.ac.uk
Website http://www.colchester.ac.uk

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