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 straight into employment as a gym instructor with a wide range of qualifications in a leisure centre or gym.
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 Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
16 - 18 £250.00
Mandatory units to complete the Gym Instructor qualification: 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.
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 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.
You will need appropriate sports kit.