Learners must be 16+ years old.
Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learner should have basic skills in communication.
The aim of this Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Fitness Instructor.
All our Tutors are highly qualified in the area of health and fitness. Many are successful business owners in the industry and have worked with clients ranging from health related to elite athletes.
Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
Know how to support clients who take part in physical activity
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Preparing for gym based exercise
Instructing gym based exercise
This qualification provides progression to Level 4 EQF qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become Personal Trainers.
Certificate in Fitness Instruction, Level 3 (EQF), REPS Level 3.