Level 2 Gym Instructor - Distance Learning

Course Information

  • Course Code: SC093
  • Duration: 0
  • Price: £300.00
  • Times: -
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

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Please note candidates can commence the course anytime.

What will I study?

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.

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 entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

Pre course theory Anatomy and Physiology Development (reading of subject area)
Completion of learning portfolio and development of session plans (distance learning)

Attendance at:
1 day formative assessment
1 day revision session
1 day theory & practical assessment

Multiple choice theory papers
Practical assessment

On successful completion candidates will receive the Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym Based Exercise


What can I do next?

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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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