Level 2 Active IQ Health, Fitness & Exercise

Level 2 Active IQ Health, Fitness & Exercise

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  • Course Code: FLR2DHF (1819)
  • Prospectus Title: Level 2 Active IQ Health, Fitness & Exercise
  • Mode of Study: FULL-TIME
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Campus: London Road Campus
  • Start Date: 3 September, 2018

Entry requirements

Students aged 16+ with a minimum of 4 GCSE grades A*-C (4-9) preferably in maths, English, Science and PE.

Individuals already working in the Active Leisure Sector wishing to enhance their career progression opportunities.

What does the course involve?

There is a core of mandatory units that include the basic fitness instructing knowledge and skills. You must successfully complete 63 credits in total, with a minimum of 32 credits achieved at Level 2.

Key content includes: Anatomy and physiology, the importance of maintaining health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, plus the health benefits of physical activity and healthy eating. Effective communication and motivation, and how to ensure clients adhere to an exercise programme. The skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare, instruct and evaluate exercise programmes with apparently healthy adults for both individuals and groups.

Additional qualification

Full Time students will work towards developing Maths and English and if not already achieved have the opportunity to further develop to at least a C grade GCSE.

Completion of this course provides Level 2 Gym Instructor, Indoor Cycling, Circuits, ETM, Kettle Bell and Nutrition qualifications.

How is the course assessed?



You will be assessed through portfolio building, practical assessment and external exams. You will also be expected to take part in both internal and external work experience.

Additional costs

Students must be prepared to supply all of their sports clothing and equipment. A Kit list will be provided prior to starting the course. A contribution towards educational visits may also be requested. If you are experiencing financial difficulty, you should approach Student Services for assistance.

What do I do next?

You can apply online if there is an APPLY NOW button for this course on our website. (Paper applications are available on request.) If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Other details

No entry requirements. No concessions.

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

This can be clarified by ringing Admissions on 01743 342346.

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