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Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Level 2
Part-Time
22/23
50082693
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Overview

The aim of this qualification is 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. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.

This course is delivered as a stand alone qualification, or it can be delivered as part of a package across the academic year. Starting in September students complete Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing, progressing onto Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training starting in January, and finally adding Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions in June. *Skills Focus funding is available for eligible employers to upskill staff. Contact linda.clarke@swc.ac.uk to find out more.

Learners will cover a range of units which will include: Anatomy and Physiology, Health, Safety and Welfare in fitness environments , Plan and Prepare gymbased programme, etc.

  • 1) Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness
  • 2) Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors
  • 3) Health and safety in the fitness environment
  • 4) Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change
  • 5) Planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • All modules are mandatory

    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.

    Coursework Multiple choice theory paper/Assessment Practical examination Worksheets

    On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment or to the following qualifications:

    Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.

    Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.

    Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuits.

    Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells.

    Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Suspended Movement Training.

    Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Group Exercise).

    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.

    3 Available Sessions

    *The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

    Dungannon

    Part-Time

    P2920DE10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    10

    Hours per Week

    16

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    12/09/2022

    Start Date

    17:00-22:00

    Time

    Monday|Wednesday

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee £441.00

    Total Concessionary Fee £313.00

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    Enniskillen

    Part-Time

    P2920EE10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    10

    Hours per Week

    16

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    13/09/2022

    Start Date

    17:00-22:00

    Time

    Tuesday|Thursday

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee £441.00

    Total Concessionary Fee £313.00

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    Omagh

    Part-Time

    P2920OE10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    10

    Hours per Week

    16

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    19/09/2022

    Start Date

    17:00-22:00

    Time

    Monday|Tuesday

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee £441.00

    Total Concessionary Fee £313.00

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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