This course prepares you for working in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor. You will learn how to plan, instruct and evaluate gym based instructions and client programmes. This course is suitable for people who already possess a good level of health and fitness and take an active interest in the sports industry. It is also a useful additional qualification for students of sport and exercise related courses who wish to work either part or full time in the health and fitness industry.
The course covers the following units of study:
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
Planning Gym-based exercise
Instructing Gym-based exercise
12 week contact hours every Thursday from 18:00-21:00 .
Thursday 1st February - Thursday 18th April 2024.
Equivalent to 37.5 hours of learning
Assessment Days for the course starting on Thursday 1st February 2024 will be Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April 2024