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Acquire the skills and confidence to plan and deliver exercise programmes for a range of clients, become REPs level 2 qualified and gain employment as a fitness instructor throughout the world.

The course is accredited by Active IQ and endorsed by REPs, and delivered by our team of highly qualified, friendly tutors. We use a combination of practical, classroom and online learning to make learning interesting, varied, and accessible.

 

 

 

Upcoming courses

 

The course consists of a range of units including the principles of exercise, fitness and health; preparing for and instructing gym-based exercise; supporting and motivating clients; anatomy and physiology for exercise; health and safety in a fitness environment. 

 

You will learn how to identify the most appropriate exercises for clients, and how to instruct these effectively. We are proud of our approach to instructing that centres around postural competency, joint alignment and maintenance of neutral spine. This is supported by a thorough understanding and application of how and when to progress/regress exercises for your clients. These elements combine to develop fitness instructors that are able exceed the standard typically offered in the majority of gyms and health clubs.

This course equips you with the skills and confidence to plan and deliver exercise programmes and is the first step on the path to becoming a personal trainer. Successful completion of the course allows you to become registered with REPs at level 2 and gain employment as a fitness instructor. Alternatively, the skills and knowledge gained on the course can help in your own fitness training. 
The course consists of a series of practical days, with additional independent study completed prior to and during the course. As soon as you book onto the course you will receive your course manual and access to our outstanding e-learning materials. This will allow you to study at your own pace and at a time that fits with your existing commitments. Your tutor will be available to provide support and guidance via phone and email throughout the course.

For those looking to become qualified in the fastest possible time, the course is run intensively over two weekends. A degree of physical fitness is necessary in order to take part in practical activities.

The qualification is assessed via a range of methods including practical observation, worksheets and multiple choice tests.

                                                            

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