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Key details

Attendance Full-Time
Duration 1 year
Code
Awarding Body Active IQ
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This course is suitable for those wanting to enter the fitness industry, with a full package of courses aimed at developing a broad range of skills and abilities.

This is the first stage on the exciting new technical qualification route, which includes excellent employment opportunities through recognised industry awards, high levels of expertise, industry links and work experience, as well as UCAS points at the end of the Level 3 year.

What you'll study

You will study the following units:

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Planning and Instructing Gym-based Exercise
  • Principles of Customer Care
  • Working in Active Leisure Facilities
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Managing Personal and Professional Development
  • Studio Cycling
  • Circuit Training
  • Activity Leadership
  • Maths and English (if applicable)

A full timetable of attendance, deadlines, and assessments will be provided on enrolment.

You will learn through a combination of:

  • Tutor-led sessions in College
  • Independent study tasks
  • Online learning
  • Practical application of skills
  • Work experience and industry opportunities

 

  • You will study the following units:

    • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
    • Planning and Instructing Gym-based Exercise
    • Principles of Customer Care
    • Working in Active Leisure Facilities
    • Health and Safety in the Workplace
    • Managing Personal and Professional Development
    • Studio Cycling
    • Circuit Training
    • Activity Leadership
    • Maths and English (if applicable)

    A full timetable of attendance, deadlines, and assessments will be provided on enrolment.

  • You will learn through a combination of:

    • Tutor-led sessions in College
    • Independent study tasks
    • Online learning
    • Practical application of skills
    • Work experience and industry opportunities

     

Assessment

You will be assessed in a number of ways:

  • Coursework
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Portfolios of evidence
  • Practical demonstration
  • Assignments

Entry requirements

GCSE English
Grade D/3
GCSE Maths
Grade D/3

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade D/3 (preferably including Maths and English)

You should have a professional, mature attitude with a good level of personal fitness.

Previous experience is not essential but would be an advantage.

English and/or Maths will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Next steps

You will be required to purchase a uniform as part of the course, which is compulsory, and must be worn on all attendance days. You will also need kit for practical activities in the gym/sports hall, as well as paper, pens, folders, and other relevant stationery, which needs to be brought to all lessons. Progression from this course could be to either employment as an instructor/group exercise instructor or onto a Level 3 Diploma in Physical Activity, Fitness, and Exercise Science resulting in exciting industry opportunities and UCAS points.

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Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees.

The amount depends on the course and on the number of hours. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: enrolment@bradfordcollege.ac.uk.

Student Finance

You may be entitled to financial support whilst you study. For more information, contact our Student Finance Team.

Tel: 01274 088 349 Email: studentfunding@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

For information about our student services, please click here.

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