Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

  Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/2692/X Introduction The Active IQ [...]
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Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/2692/X

Introduction

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing is at level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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 an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Qualification Outline

Target Learners:
• Learners aged 16+.
• Learners wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as gym-based fitness instructors.
Please note: 16–18-year-olds may need to be supervised in the workplace, once they have achieved the qualification.

Purpose

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. During the qualification learners will cover:
• Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
• Health and safety in the fitness environment.
• The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
• The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
• Professionalism for fitness instructing.
• Personal and professional development.
• Delivering exceptional customer service.

Progression

This qualification provides progression to:
• Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
• Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
• Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise Programmes.
• Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults.
• Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients.

CPD POINTS

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This qualification awards 10 CIMSPA developmental CPD points

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

None

However this qualification does require some physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is also an element of communication (speaking, reading and writing) involved, and learners should possess basic communication skills.

 

 

UNITS INVOLVED

DELIVERY

We currently utilise two awarding organisation for delivery of this qualification, YMCA Awards and Active IQ. If you would like to know which of these organisations will be awarding your certification please email info@careersinfitnessltd.co.uk and include the course venue you plan on attending.

L3 Education

Mandatory Units

Blended learning with additional tutor support

Gym-based Exercise Units

Full-time delivery over 5 days (Crystal Palace/ Outer London/ Scotland)

or

Blended learning – elearning with additional tutor support

 

 

ASSESSMENT

Assessor

Portfolio of evidence

 

Assessment day

2 X Multiple-choice exam papers

1 X Practical observation of delivery

 

 

PROGRESSION

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes

Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes

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