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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym Based

£399.00

Description

This course is a must have before you start to study the Personal Trainer Units. If you are already qualified please get in touch with your certificates and we can check if you qualify to go straight onto the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.

The Level 2 Fitness Instructing Gym-Based course provides the knowledge and skills needed to be a Fitness Instructor in any Health and Fitness Club. The first part (mandatory units) covers the knowledge required by an Instructor about basic anatomy and physiology relating to exercise programming for apparently healthy adults of all ages. The second part (gym-based units) covers the knowledge, understanding and skills required to plan and prepare a gym based exercise programme for apparently healthy adults, young people, older adults, antenatal and postnatal women and disabled clients provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed.

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Description

Content

  • Understand the structure and function of the circulatory system
  • Understand the structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Understand the structure and function of the skeleton
  • Understand joints in the skeleton
  • Understand the muscular system
  • Understand the life course of the musculoskeletal system and its implications for special population’s exercise
  • Understand energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Understand the nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Understand emergency procedures in a fitness environment
  • Understand health and safety requirements in a fitness environment
  • Understand how to control risks in a fitness environment
  • Understand how to safeguard children and vulnerable adults
  • Understand the effects of exercise on the body
  • Understand the components of fitness
  • Understand how to apply the principles of fitness and variables to an exercise programme
  • Understand the exercise contraindications and key safety guidelines for special populations
  • Understand how to monitor exercise intensity
  • Understand the health benefits of physical activity
  • Understand the importance of healthy eating
  • Understand how to form effective working relationships with clients
  • Understand how to address barriers to exercise/ physical activity that clients experience
  • Understand how to support clients to adhere to exercise/physical activity
  • Understand how to provide ongoing customer service to clients
  • Understand how to collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Understand how to use client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Understand how to plan gym-based exercise with clients
  • Be able to collect and use client information to plan a gym-based exercise programme
  • Be able to plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise programme with clients
  • Understand how to provide gym-based exercise
  • Be able to prepare self and equipment for gym-based exercise
  • Be able to prepare clients for gym-based exercise
  • Be able to instruct gym-based exercise
  • Be able to supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
  • Be able to bring a gym-based exercise session to an end
  • Be able to reflect on providing gym-based exercise
  • Be able to support clients taking part in gym-based exercise

Study

The Course has been designed using the Awarding Body’s Online Learning Portal to support you in your studies anywhere and at any time. So you can be confident that you are using the best media rich and interactive Online Learning delivery system. You will have 215 days (7 months) to complete the course from when you receive your login details – these can take up to 5 working days to come through. One of the Training Team will be in touch with you once you have enrolled and introduce you to your course Tutor who will be there to support you through your studies. 

You will be supported by one of our Online Tutors via email and over the phone. You will also be required to attend face to face practical training days at one of our training and assessment centres nationally where you will work with our Training Team to cover all the practical hands on skills needed to give you the edge in the Industry and support you to successfully pass your assessment. Once you are ready for your assessment you can book onto an Assessment day to complete the course. Your Tutor will support you through this process. Contact us or call now! 01223909019

Assessment

You can book onto any of our assessment days at any of our venues nationally. This will be booked once you are ready through your Tutor.

Element 1; knowledge questions

Externally set knowledge questions listed in your Learning and Assessment Record (LAR) need to be completed fully. Guidance for completion is contained in your LAR and from your Tutor.

Element 2; two externally set multiple choice theory papers

Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

Principles of Exercise, Health and Fitness

60 minutes to complete the assessment answering 40 questions

Pass mark is (70%) 28 correct questions

Element 3; plan a gym-based exercise session

To plan, prepare training programme for an apparently healthy individual 16+. All paper work examples are listed in your Learning and Assessment Record (LAR) and include;

Gym Programme Overview

Gym Programme Card

Element 4; Summative practical observation of delivering a fitness instructing training session in the gym with an apparently healthy client. Assessment specification and paperwork are listed in your Learning and Assessment Record (LAR) and need to be completed fully. Guidance for completion is contained in your LAR and from your Tutor. Your assessment can be booked at any of our training and assessment centres and will be booked through your Tutor when you feel ready. Your Practical assessment will include;

Planning and Preparation

Preparing to Instruct Gym-Based Exercise

Teaching the Session

Instructing Gym-Based Exercise

Ending the Session and Evaluation