To provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to pursue a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited qualification which provides the essential knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for an occupation in the Health and Fitness sector.

 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

... progress to the full time Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport  at The College.

Such progression will be dependent on passing the Diploma and GCSE/ Functional Skills, a reference from the Level 2 teaching team and an admissions interview with the course tutor.

 

What jobs can I get? 

Successful completion may lead to roles in coaching and jobs in leisure centres.

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

You will need to undertake a minimum of 5 days work experience with a local employer in order to pass the course.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
FHL2FD003F 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

16 - 18 £250.00

19+ £1870

Course content

Course Content 

Mandatory units to complete the qualification: Practical Sports Performance, Fitness for Sport and Exercise,The Sports Performer in Action,Training for Personal Fitness, Leading Sports Activities, Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance, Lifestyle and Well-being, Injury and the Sports Performer

You will also complete the Active IQ Level 2 Exercise to Music, Studio Cycling Instructor, Kettlebells Instructor, Circuit Training Instructor and First Aid award.

Alongside your vocational study you will also need to attend GCSE/ Functional Skills in Maths and English as required.

More info

Start Day/Time 

3 Days a week Full time over 12 months

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Sport

More about the course 

All students studying sports/fitness courses will have access to our excellent facilities and use of our new CrossFit facility. This is the first official CrossFit affiliated gym in the UK at an educational facility and is aimed at promoting functional movement that is constantly varied and high intensity. Click here for more information on our facilities Arbitrium CrossFit

You will also have the opportunity to complete your First Aid training.

Specialist Resources

You will need appropriate sports kit.  

 

 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

BTEC