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 session 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).
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 costs around £120. Students will be expected to wear this 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