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Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Open Study College
Course summary
Price: 1,189 GBP
Language: English
Location: Distance
Rating: (1 Reviews)
Course home page: Link
Course type: e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Course description

A combined distance learning course accredited by ActiveIQ, designed for those wishing to become both a Gym Instructor and a Personal Fitness Trainer. This course allows you to study the theory at home at your own pace, and includes two days practical training. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be fully qualified to work in a gym or fitness centre, deliver personal training sessions and nutrition programmes.

Course Content

Fitness Instructing REPS Level 2

QCF Number: 500/8756/3

Unit 1: Anatomy and physiology for exercise (6 credits)

  • Structure and function of the circulatory system
  • Structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Structure and function of the skeleton
  • Joints in the skeleton
  • Muscular system
  • Life-course of the musculoskeletal system and its implications for special populations exercise
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Nervous system and its relation to exercise

Unit 2: Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (2 credits)

  • Form effective working relationships with clients
  • Address barriers to exercise/ physical activity that clients experience
  • Support clients to adhere to exercise/physical activity
  • Provide on-going customer service to clients

Unit 3: Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (2 credits)

  • Emergency procedures in a fitness environment
  • Health and safety requirements in a fitness environment
  • Control risks in a fitness environment
  • Safeguard children and vulnerable adults

Unit 4: Principles of exercise, fitness and health (4 credits)

  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Components of fitness
  • Apply the principles and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
  • Exercise contraindications and key safety guidelines for special populations
  • Safely monitor exercise intensity
  • Health benefits of physical activity
  • Importance of healthy eating

Unit 5: Preparing for gym-based exercise (4 credits)

  • Collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Use client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Plan gym-based exercise with clients
  • Collect and use client information to plan a gym-based exercise programme
  • Plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise programme with clients

Unit 6: Instructing gym-based exercise (6 credits)

  • How to provide gym-based exercise
  • Prepare self and equipment for gym-based exercise
  • Prepare clients for gym-based exercise
  • Instruct gym-based exercise
  • Supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
  • Bring a gym-based exercise session to an end
  • Reflect on providing gym-based exercise
  • Support clients taking part in gym-based exercise

Personal Fitness Trainer REPS Level 3

QCF Number: 500/8820/8

Unit 1: Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

  • Heart and circulatory system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise
  • Postural and core stability
  • Nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Endocrine system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise

Unit 2: Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

  • Principles of nutrition
  • Key guidelines in relation to nutrition
  • Nationally recommended practice in relation to providing nutritional advice
  • Relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • Collect information relating to nutrition
  • How to use nutritional information
  • Principles of nutritional goal setting with clients
  • Collect and analyse nutritional information
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

Unit 3: Programming personal training with clients

  • How to prepare personal training programmes
  • Importance of long term behaviour change for personal training
  • Principles of collecting information to plan a personal training programme
  • How to screen clients prior to a personal training programme
  • How to identify personal training goals with clients
  • How to plan a personal training programme with clients
  • Adapt a personal training programme with clients
  • Collect information about clients
  • Able to agree goals with clients
  • Plan a personal training programme with clients
  • Manage a personal training programme
  • Review progress with clients
  • Adapt a personal training programme with clients

Unit 4: Delivering personal training sessions

  • How to instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  • How to adapt exercise to meet client needs during personal training sessions
  • How to review personal training sessions with clients
  • Plan and prepare personal training sessions
  • Prepare clients for personal training sessions
  • Instruct and adapt planned exercises
  • Bring exercise sessions to an end
  • Reflect on providing personal training sessions

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 1189.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 193.35 with a deposit of GBP
128.90 totalling 1,289

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