Vocational Course

Fitness Instructing (Gym) Active IQ Level 2 Certificate

Part-Time

About this course

The aim of this 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.

What will I learn?

Unit 1 Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Unit 2 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Unit 3 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Unit 4 Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Unit 5 Preparing for gym-based exercise
Unit 6 Instructing gym-based exercise

How will I be assessed?

Coursework, multiple choice examination, portfolio of evidence

What do I need?

Specific Requirements

Some experience of gym-based exercises, 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 learner should have basic skills in communication at level 2 and ideally possess GCSE English and Science at grade C or higher.

Additional Information

Will this course lead to a formal qualification?
The qualification will lead an industry recognised qualification at level 2, enabling you to seek employment in gyms and leisure providers.

What is required for the first class?
Suitable indoor practical kit, pen/paper

Who can I contact about the course?
Please contact Daniel Ingram Dingram@halesowen.ac.uk

Course Costs

Full Tuition Fee (2017-18) £811.00
Aged 16-18 - 100% discount £0.00
Aged 19+ Are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (wider benefits in some circumstances) 100% discount. £0.00
Aged 19-23 with no Level 2 qualification. If you do not hold a level 2 qualification e.g. 5 or more GCSEs at Grade C or above, a Level 2 BTEC etc. Full Remission Not Available as course is not a full level 2. £362.00
Aged 19-23 with a Level 2 qualification. If you already hold a Level 2 qualification, e.g. 5 or more GCSEs at Grade C or above, a Level 2 BTEC etc. £362.00
Aged 24+ with no Level 2 Qualification. If you do not hold a Level 2 qualification, e.g. 5 or more GCSEs at Grade C or above, a Level 2 BTEC etc. £362.00
Aged 24+ with a full Level 2 Qualification e.g. 5 or more GCSEs at Grade C or above, a Level 2 BTEC etc. £362.00

Other Costs
Awarding Body Fee* (payment for this will be expected in the 1st term of the course) £TBC
Professional Registration Fee* £TBC
Examination* £TBC
Kit/Equipment/materials £TBC
Uniform £NIL
Trip £NIL
DBS £TBC