Health, Fitness and Exercise Instruction - Level 2 Diploma

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Start Date: 1 November 2021
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Enfield Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will help develop your passion for fitness into a career, giving you a qualification that can help you work as a fitness instructor or progress to further study. 

You will develop the ability to plan, teach and evaluate exercise sessions to all ages, unsupervised, studying anatomy and physiology, how to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, and how to create exercise plans and motivate your clients.

The course also covers employment law, the sub-sectors that make up the active leisure and learning sector, customer service, what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle, how to plan and prepare group exercise sessions, and how to instruct a variety of exercise sessions.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Anatomy and physiology covering the heart and circulatory system, the respiratory system, structure and function of the skeleton, musculoskeletal system, postural and core stability, the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to communicate with clients effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • Employment law, industry specific legislation and procedures that apply to their jobs
  • The subsectors that make up the active leisure and learning sector 
  • An understanding of the principles of customer service
  • An understanding of the benefits of a balanced diet and its contribution to a healthy lifestyle
  • How to plan and prepare group exercise sessions
  • How to programme a variety of safe and effective exercise sessions for a range of clients
  • How to instruct a variety of exercise sessions 

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is continuous throughout the year and based on assignments and projects.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a specialist Level 3 Extended Diploma, or an apprenticeship.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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