Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (QCF)

Course Information

  • Course Code: SC071
  • Duration: 67 hours
  • Price: £290.00
  • Start Date: 18-Jun-18
  • Days: TUE - TUE
  • Times: 09:00-16:30
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

This qualification is aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry in the context of gym-based exercise.

This qualification gives the learner the minimum requirements to work in a gym as a qualified Gym Instructor.

What will I study?

Anatomy and physiology including:

    The heart, lungs and circulatory system
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • The nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Posture and core stability
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme.

The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults - both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14-16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group. Other client groups covered include older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients; provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites.

How will I be assessed?

How will the course be delivered?

    Pre course theory Anatomy and Physiology Development (reading of subject area)
  • 6 day theory and practical course
  • ½ day theory assessment
  • ½ day practical assessment

Assessment

    Multiple choice theory papers
  • Worksheets
  • Practical assessment

What will I get at the end of the course?

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym Based Exercise

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of sports courses, click here for further information.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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