· 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 an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at level 2 respectively.
This qualification comprises of 10 mandatory units
1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise (H600/9013) – this unit is worth 6 credits
2. Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical (M/600/9015) – this unit is worth 2 credits
3. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T/600/9016) – this unit is worth 2 credits
4. Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017) – this unit is worth 4 credits
5. Planning gym - based exercise (F/600/9018) – this unit is worth 4 credits
6. Instructing gym - based exercise (A/600/9020) – this unit is worth 6 credits
7. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (A/600/9051) – this unit is worth 6 credits
8. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme (L/600/9054) – this unit is worth 6 credits
9. Programming personal training with clients (F/600/9052) – this unit is worth 7 credits
10. Delivering personal training sessions(J/600/9053) – this unit is worth 9 credits
Assessment - Internally assessed:
· Multiple Choice Examination
· Portfolio of Evidence
· Practical Demonstration/Assignment