Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Open Study College
Course summary
699 GBP
Online courses
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Become a Fitness Instructor from home! With all written work completed by home study and a 1-day practical assessment, it's never been easier to start your rewarding career as a Fitness Instructor. PLUS, gain 20 CPD points for REPs membership.

Course Content

QCF Number: 500/8756/3

Unit 1: Anatomy and physiology for exercise (6 credits)

  • Structure and function of the circulatory system
  • Structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Structure and function of the skeleton
  • Joints in the skeleton
  • Muscular system
  • Life-course of the musculoskeletal system and its implications for special populations exercise
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Nervous system and its relation to exercise

Unit 2: Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (2 credits)

  • Form effective working relationships with clients
  • Address barriers to exercise/ physical activity that clients experience
  • Support clients to adhere to exercise/physical activity
  • Provide on-going customer service to clients

Unit 3: Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (2 credits)

  • Emergency procedures in a fitness environment
  • Health and safety requirements in a fitness environment
  • Control risks in a fitness environment
  • Safeguard children and vulnerable adults

Unit 4: Principles of exercise, fitness and health (4 credits)

  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Components of fitness
  • Apply the principles and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
  • Exercise contraindications and key safety guidelines for special populations
  • Safely monitor exercise intensity
  • Health benefits of physical activity
  • Importance of healthy eating

Unit 5: Planninggym-based exercise (4 credits)

  • Collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Use client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Plan gym-based exercise with clients
  • Collect and use client information to plan a gym-based exercise programme
  • Plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise programme with clients

Unit 6: Instructing gym-based exercise (6 credits)

  • How to provide gym-based exercise
  • Prepare self and equipment for gym-based exercise
  • Prepare clients for gym-based exercise
  • Instruct gym-based exercise
  • Supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
  • Bring a gym-based exercise session to an end
  • Reflect on providing gym-based exercise
  • Support clients taking part in gym-based exercise

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