ACTIVE IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Exercise) Level 2

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ACTIVE IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Exercise) Level 2

  • Course Code: PLR2CFG001 (171B)
  • Prospectus Title: ACTIVE IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Exercise) Level 2
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 18 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 10 January, 2018
  • Course Tuition Fee: £ 250(19+)
  • Exam / Reg. Fee: £172
  • Materials Fee: £20
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Entry requirements

This qualification is open to all - 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. Experience in leading / participating in gym-based fitness is advised.

Who is it for?

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective gym sessions. This qualification will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2 and will be achieved in the context of gym allowing learners to become employed within the leisure and fitness industry as gym instructors.

What does the course involve?

Learner must achieve passes in each of the following units:

  • 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 - Planning gym-based exercise (F/600/9018) this unit is worth 4 credits;
  • Unit 6 - Instructing gym-based exercise (A/600/9020) - this unit is worth 6 credits;

The course is internally assessed through multiple choice exams, a portfolio of written evidence and a practical assessment. Additional Costs You will need to provide your own sports kit.

What do I do next?

Some of our courses may have entry qualifications and you may need to have an informal chat with the tutor to check it is appropriate for you - this will be clear in the Other Details area. You are able to enrol at the College in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday. You can also enrol and chat to staff at our advice / enrolment events which happen throughout the year or use our Live Chat.

You will be required to pay your course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you bring an appropriate payment method with you, (as well as appropriate evidence if you are eligible to have any fees waived).

Other details

No entry requirements. Tuition fee concessions.

If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay some tuition fees.

This can be clarified by ringing Course Advice on 01743 342333.

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