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ACTIVE IQ LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN FITNESS INSTRUCTION

Qualification

YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Course Code

21P1SPT00270

Duration

12 Weeks

Entry Requirements

  • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
  • 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.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness
  • Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training 
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Learners may also broaden their knowledge and skills by progressing to Level 2 qualifications in Instructing Circuits, Exercise to Music and Aqua.

Cost

£402

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

Fitness instruction course for those interested in a career in the fitness industry, enjoy practical-based learning or currently work in a fitness-related job and need more knowledge of health-related fitness.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Learners will need to attend a weekly 4 hour class, this will be delivered through a blend of online and classroom-based learning.

The aim of this fitness qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

The course has a variety of assessment methods including coursework/ projects, Multiple Choice Exams, and a Portfolio of Evidence.

You will have to complete 2x full assessment days. Dates and times will be confirmed with your course tutor.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Wednesday 12 January 2022 (Exact running times coming soon)

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus

A degree on your doorstep

With our HNC/HND in Sport and Exercise Science programme, you’ll work towards a Higher Education qualification. Our teaching team brings a variety of experience and subject specialisms within the sporting sector; ensuring we are able to facilitate each student’s individual learning journey. Ideal for learners taking their first steps in Higher Education or returning to study after a break. Find out more.