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Fitness Instructing

Entry Requirements:
A range of D/3 grades at GCSE. Students who do not have English and Maths at grade C/4 or above will be required to take a qualification in these alongside.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the fitness instructing industry. The Level 2 course enables students to develop their knowledge and understanding of instructing clients in physical activities and gym based sessions and gives them the opportunity, upon completion of the course, to become a Level 2 qualified Fitness Instructor. This qualification will allow students to become a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

Course content
You will be studying a range of modules designed to give you the most up to date knowledge of the fitness industry. This course combines units that will incorporate fitness instructing, knowledge of anatomy and physiology and of business. There will be opportunities to do a work placement.
The course will have large practical elements and students will be expected to participate in, lead and develop fitness instructing sessions for classmates and other college students. The lessons will take place in a classroom, the college gymnasium as well as other college sports facilities.
How will I be assessed?
Students will be required to produce a detailed written portfolio for their course and build up a vast amount of evidence throughout the year in order to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the content. This course is assessed 100% on coursework.
Are there any special expenses?
There is a practical kit which students will be expected to wear to all lessons.

What could I do next?
Progression on to the Level 3 Personal Training course
Employment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Work in a Leisure Centre


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post