Date(s) - 03/10/2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Exercise & Physical Activity for Children
This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of exercise and physical activity for children or at those already running such sessions without a formal qualification.
Learners will cover:
- anatomy and physiology including:
– 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 safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
- how to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
- how to communicate with clients effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
- the skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver structured health related exercise and physical activity for apparently healthy children in the 5-15 age range, inclusive
Allows learners entry to REPs at Level 2
REPs CPD points: 20
We are a YMCA Awards Approved Centre
Learners must be over 16.
To do the full Level 2 qualification there are no pre-requisites.
If you are already a qualified Level 2 Fitness Instructor you may be exempt from the Mandatory Units and will only need to attend the practical days and send in the DVD assessment. You can therefore apply to qualify at a reduced price, to find out more please email us.
The course consists of face-to-face learning, (1 days practical), and distance learning, (theory learning is completed from home with Tutor support via email). There is also a practical assessment.
- multiple choice theory paper
- practical examination
YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise and Physical Activity For Children)
- £350 if you are an existing Level 2 Instructor and are exempt from the Mandatory Units (please email us to apply). You will be required to book and pay in full at least one month before the course start date. If you book less than one month before the course start date the price is £400.
- £550 for the full Level 2 Certificate. You will be required to book and pay in full at least one month before the course start date. If you book less than one month before the course start date the price is £600
(Please note there is an option to spread the payments over 5 months for a £35 admin fee).
Practical day; 3rd October
Written exam and assessment date; TBC with your Tutor