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Key details

Attendance Part-time
Duration 2 days
Code PHL2KB
Awarding Body Active IQ
Level Level 2
Start Date 14/02/2022

Course overview

This 2 day course is planned to run on 4 proposed dates during the academic year (w/c 18/10/2021 – w/c 13/12/2021 and w/c 14/2/2022 – w/c 4/4/2022). 

The aim of the qualifications is to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions. This will broaden the skills and improve the employability of a fitness instructor to include instructing kettlebell sessions.

What you'll study

Course content will include a mix of both practical and theoretical elements covering the following areas:-

  • History and benefits of Kettlebells
  • Kettlebell lifts
  • Designing Kettlebell programmes
  • Planning, preparation and instructing kettlebell sessions
  • Safety Considerations when Instructing Kettlebell sessions
  • Communication skills in kettlebell sessions

The Active IQ Award in Instructing Kettlebells is also recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2, but does not provide access onto the Register.

Entry onto the Register is gained via a recognised level 2 fitness instructing qualification

  • Course content will include a mix of both practical and theoretical elements covering the following areas:-

    • History and benefits of Kettlebells
    • Kettlebell lifts
    • Designing Kettlebell programmes
    • Planning, preparation and instructing kettlebell sessions
    • Safety Considerations when Instructing Kettlebell sessions
    • Communication skills in kettlebell sessions
  • The Active IQ Award in Instructing Kettlebells is also recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2, but does not provide access onto the Register.

    Entry onto the Register is gained via a recognised level 2 fitness instructing qualification

Assessment

Assessed evidence to complete the qualification includes:-

  • Written Worksheets
  • Written Session Plan
  • Observed Practical Instructed Session
  • Written Session Self-Evaluation

Entry requirements

  • A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Some experience of Kettlebells would be useful
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary
  • There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Next steps

This qualification provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training and can also provide progression to other related sectors e.g. Sports Massage. Both progression pathways are available to study at Bradford College. Other Level 2 specific qualifications offered at Bradford College such as ACTIVE IQ Level 2 Instructing Studio Cycling and ACTIVE IQ L2 Instructing Circuits.

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Tuition fees

£116.00 which includes £27.50 registration / certification fee and £18 qualification manual fee.

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