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Starts

14 Oct 2024

Study mode

Part Time

Campus

Framwellgate Moor Campus

Duration

18 Weeks

Level

Level 3

Awarding body

ACTIVE IQ

Course code

SPORP3001A01

Fee Information

Standard Fees of £2225.00

Advanced Learner Loan Fees of £2225.00

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see Fees and funding for more information.

Student Finance

If you are aged 19 or over and not eligible to get your course free, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help towards the cost of some, or all, of your fees. If the amount of Advanced Learner Loan available to you is less than the Advanced Learner Loan Fee for your course, you would need to pay the difference. See our Funding Your Study page for more information or visit the Student Loans Company website to find out more.

Starts

15 Jan 2025

Study mode

Part Time

Campus

Framwellgate Moor Campus

Duration

18 Weeks

Level

Level 3

Awarding body

ACTIVE IQ

Course code

SPORP3002A01

Fee Information

Standard Fees of £2225.00

Advanced Learner Loan Fees of £2225.00

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see Fees and funding for more information.

Student Finance

If you are aged 19 or over and not eligible to get your course free, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help towards the cost of some, or all, of your fees. If the amount of Advanced Learner Loan available to you is less than the Advanced Learner Loan Fee for your course, you would need to pay the difference. See our Funding Your Study page for more information or visit the Student Loans Company website to find out more.

Course details may be subject to change.

This course is aimed for people aged 19 years or over.

This qualification is designed to prepare you for working as an exercise professional within the exercise and fitness industry.

Combining theory with practical application, our experienced fitness professionals will give you the tools you need to be successful in a thriving but competitive industry.

Developing your knowledge and skills in our gym, Steps2Fitness, will allow you to pursue a career in personal training, and plan and deliver safe and effective programmes for clients.

Entry Criteria

Experience of gym-based exercises is highly recommended, such as free weights.

The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a level of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved.

What are the next steps?

You will be invited for a chat with the programme team to ensure the course is right for you.

Study Aims

This fitness instructor and personal trainer course aims to provide you with the professional skills and knowledge to allow you to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective programmes.

You will develop an advanced knowledge and excellent technique and skills to pursue a career in personal training.

Modules Studied

You will complete the following mandatory units:

  • 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
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Programming personal training with clients
  • Delivering personal training sessions.

Teaching and Assessment

You will take part in weekly theory Zoom sessions on a Saturday, and will have regular contact with your tutor through email.

The practical elements of the course will be delivered on campus in the College's gym, Steps2Fitness.

You will be assessed through:

  • Coursework/Project
  • Multiple Choice Examination
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

Industry Links

You will benefit from working with instructors who are experienced personal trainers.

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