Course Overview

Do you want to enter the fitness industry as a gym instructor? Then this course is perfect for you!

You will learn about how the body works, the principles of exercises and the practical skills needed to be a successful instructor.

You will be able to progress on to a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or other additional qualifications such as Circuit Instructing and Kettlebells.

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Supporting Clients

Unit 3: Health and Safety

Unit 4: Principles of Exercises

Unit 5: Planning Gym-based Exercises

Unit 6: Instructing Gym-based Exercise.

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Course Structure

Your course will be completed through a combination of online learning through Bradford College’s virtual learning environment, independent study guided by your tutor, and tutor led sessions in College where attendance is required. You will also be required to attend College for exams and practical assessments.

All written work will be submitted to your tutor electronically and they will be available to help you at all points throughout the course.

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

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

How Will I Learn?

  • Online study
  • Independent study
  • Tutor-led college days supported by resources.

How You Will Be Assessed

  • Two exams
  • A portfolio
  • Worksheets
  • Practical assessments during the course (formative)
  • A final summative practical assessment.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
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