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Key details

Attendance
Duration 12 weeks
Code PHL2CGI
Awarding Body Active IQ
Level Level 2
Start Date 27/09/2021

Course overview

The aim of this Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

Face to face theory / practical sessions will be held on one weekend per month in the months of September, October, November and December 2021 with a requirement to completed directed self-study in between to build knowledge and skills and prepare for the qualifications assessments.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

What you'll study

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

During the qualification learners will cover:-

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and 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.
  • This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

    During the qualification learners will cover:-

    • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
    • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
    • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and 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.

Assessment

Assessed evidence to complete the qualification includes:-

  • Coursework/Project.
  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration of Competence

Entry requirements

Experience of gym-based exercise, including free weights, is highly recommended.

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.

Work experience

Links to National Occupational Standards

  • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) Learning and

Development Requirements (LDR) for Gym Instructing.

  • National Occupational Standards for Instructing Exercise and Fitness.

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing is at level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

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

The Course fee is £350, with an additional registration / certification fee of £77 and course manual fee of £27, totaling £454.

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