Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction

  OVERVIEW This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to be able to safely and effectively plan, …

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OVERVIEW

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to be able to safely and effectively plan, delver and evaluate gym-based exercise sessions and is therefore aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor. It provides entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2 and is the minimum qualification benchmark that fitness organisations tend to insist on before considering someone for employment. This qualification is ideal for those beginning their career in fitness and provides the underpinning knowledge and skills required to make the progression on to the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification or other more advanced fitness-related disciplines. 

 

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

Mandatory Units

Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity

Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment

Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health

 

Gym-based Exercise Optional Units

Planning Gym-Based Exercise

Instructing Gym-Based Exercise

 

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 [email protected] 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, and practical-delivery workshop day

 

 

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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