Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing and Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Recruiter
Open Study College
Location
United Kingdom (GB)
Salary
Online Course
Posted
15 Jan 2021
Closes
26 Jan 2021
Category
Courses, Volunteering
Function
Voluntary
Contract Type
Contract

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Course overview

Become a REPs recognised Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer!

This combined ActiveIQ-accredited course is designed for those wishing to become both a qualified Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer. It is suitable for beginners and students without any prior qualifications in fitness training.

Once you have completed the Level 2 qualification, you are fully qualified to work in a gym or fitness centre. On completion of the Level 3 qualification, you are fully qualified to run fitness classes, deliver one-to-one personal training sessions, offer nutrition advice and even start your own business.

You will have 2 years to complete the course so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be handed in by email. You will also have a personal tutor who offers you support every step of the way.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your success!

Duration study load

You will have up to 2 years to complete both courses. This is plenty of time to study in as much or little time as you need. You will also receive 12 months of tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need.

The Level 2 course will take you approximately 230 hours to complete and the Level 3 course will take you approximately 430 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Entry requirements

This course comprises the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing and the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training. You must pass the Level 2 course before proceeding onto the Level 3 part of the course.

Students must be 16 or over to enrol on this course and a degree of physical fitness is necessary to complete the practical assessments. It is also recommended that you have some experience of gym-based exercise, including free weights, and basic level communication skills.

Course features

  • Practical assessments & examination based in a fitness centre in Birmingham
  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Free CV writing service
  • Free employability guide to help you impress future employers

Assessment

Level 2 Certificate

This course is assessed by a variety of methods, including a multiple-choice examination, practical assessment, video assessment and coursework.

Once you have passed all theory units and assessments, you will be able to book on for your practical assessment. The practical sessions are run throughout the year and will take place at a venue in Birmingham. You must make sure you are able to travel to Birmingham in order to attend your practical assessment.

On your assessment day, you will be assessed on:

  • Programme delivery
  • Group induction

Multiple-choice Examination

Your multiple-choice exam will be completed online at home the day before you attend your practical assessment, therefore access to a PC will be required.

Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness Level 2 A/616/7499

There are 50 questions within this paper. To achieve a Pass you will need to score 35 out of 50 marks.

Level 3 Course

This course is assessed by a variety of methods, including a multiple-choice examination, practical assessment, video assessment and coursework.

Once you have passed all theory units and assessments, you will be able to book on for your practical assessment. The practical sessions are run throughout the year and will take place at a venue in Birmingham. You must make sure you are able to travel to Birmingham in order to attend your practical assessment.

On your assessment day, you will be assessed on:

  • Programme delivery
  • Group induction

Multiple-choice Examinations

our multiple-choice exam will be completed online at home the day before you attend your practical assessment, therefore access to a PC will be required.

Paper 1

Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise, Health and Fitness Level 3 F/615/4012

There are 40 questions within this paper. To achieve a Pass you will need to score 28 out of 40 marks.

Paper 2

The Principles of Nutrition and their Application to Exercise and Health Level 3 J/615/4013

There are 40 questions within this paper. To achieve a Pass you will need to score 28 out of 40 marks.

Delivery

You will study this course online, which will enable you to learn when and where you want, as long as you have access to an internet connection you are able to study.

You will receive access to an online learning platform including a variety of visual, audio and text-based presentations. You will also have a personal tutor to support you through your course, so help is only a click away!

How do I arrange to attend my assessment day?

Once you have passed your theory, you may book to confirm your attendance. Simply email your tutor who will advise you on assessment dates. Alternatively, call us whenever you’re ready and we’ll provide you with the details for arranging this. The practical sessions are run on a student demand basis, with 8 students taking the practical sessions at a time.

Subjects

Qualification codes

Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing – 603/2692/X

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training – 603/0895/3

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Unit 1

Principle of anatomy, physiology and fitness (A/616/7499)

Unit 2

Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors (K/616/7501)

Unit 3

Health and safety in the fitness environment (M/616/7502)

Unit 4

Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change (A/616/7504)

Unit 5

Planning and instructing gym-based exercise (F/616/7505)

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Unit 1

Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness (F/615/4012)

Unit 2

The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health (J/615/4013)

Unit 3

Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions (R/615/4015)

Unit 4

Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients (Y/615/4015)

Unit 5

Programme design and delivery for personal training (H/615/4018)

Unit 6

Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers (D/615/4020)

Job outcomes

  • Gym Instructor
  • Personal Trainer

Recognition

  • Accredited by Active IQ

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About Open Study College

At Open Study College we have helped more than 90,000 students over the last 13 years to enrol on courses that have helped them to achieve their goals.

Offering over 650 courses ranging from childcare to beauty therapy, we have something for everybody. All of our qualifications are independently accredited by established awarding organisations to provide courses such as A-Levels, GCSEs, and CACHE.

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