Level 1 Award in Assisting Health Related Activity sessions

Course to commence from 17th to 20th July, 4 days in total, starting at 9.30am to 3.30pm.  

Course Information

  • Course Code: S112
  • Duration: 1 weeks
  • Validated by: ACTIVEIQ

Course to commence from17th to 20th July


The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to assist with planning, preparing and delivering a safe and effective activity session for a group of participants. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain an accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for an occupation in the Health and Fitness sector. 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 1.






What will I study?

What will I study:

You will complete the following units

  • 1 Planning an Activity Session
  • 2 Assist in Delivering an Activity Session

The course will: 

  • Provide you with a basic understanding of how to promote safety during activity sessions, identify and deal with hazards and reduce risks in the activity environment
  • Provide you with an overview of the links between activity, health and fitness.
  • Enable you to assist with the planning and preparing of an activity session plan.
  • Provide you with basic skills in assisting with the delivery of a safe and effective activity sessions.
Entry Requirements

No specific experience is required.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through work booklets and observations.

What can I do next?
Your Study Programme

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Career Options

Personal Trainer

  • £
    + starting salary
  • Variable hours per week

If you are keen on health and fitness and you would enjoy working with a variety of different people, this job could be ideal for you. Personal trainers help their clients achieve their personal health and fitness goals.

To become a personal trainer you would first need to be a fitness instructor with a high level of experience and recognised qualifications.

You will also need good 'people' skills and an outgoing, friendly personality. A knowledge of the way the body works is important too.

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Sports Coach

  • £
    + starting salary
  • 30-40 hours per week

Sports coaches teach sports skills to individuals and teams of all sporting abilities. They teach everyone from beginners to international professionals. They help people to reach their full potential and take part safely in their chosen sport. If you love sports and want to help people perform at their highest level, this could be the career for you. To become a sports coach, you will need to have a coaching qualification that is recognised by the governing body for your sport. As a sports coach, you will need to be able to plan and deliver training sessions. You will also need to inspire confidence and motivate your students. You will need determination, patience, and a supportive approach towards those you coach.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Sports Development Officer

  • £
    + starting salary
  • 35-40 hours per week

Sports development officers organise sports based projects and training to encourage people to take part in sport and to have a healthier lifestyle. Their aim is to make it easier for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy sport. If you are enthusiastic about sport and you have great communication and leadership skills, then this could be the role for you. You will also need strong organisational skills and the ability to manage projects and budgets. To get into this work you’ll need to have knowledge and experience of how to encourage people to take up sport. Many sports development officers also have a degree or equivalent, in sports development or sports coaching. If you are able to show that you have relevant experience, you may not need a degree. You can often get experience by volunteering for local sports projects.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Fitness Instructor

  • £
    + starting salary
  • 38-40 hours per week

If you are keen on health and fitness and enjoy meeting different people, this could be ideal for you.

To be a fitness instructor, you could complete a recognised qualification before starting work. Or you could start as an assistant instructor and complete on the job training.

To become a fitness instructor, you will need to be outgoing and friendly. You’ll also need to motivate and inspire people.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire