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If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

    About the course

    This course is designed to introduce you to fitness instructing. It will include practical assessments within the gym as well as knowledge of the importance of fitness, anatomy and physiology. You will be required to wear appropriate gym wear and trainers.

    Entry requirements

    No entry qualifications or experience required.

    How much does it cost?


    £30 Gym Membership 

    £45 for DBS checks

    Awarding Body


    Why study?

    The units will provide you with a good knowledge and understanding of the leisure industry and how to lead clients through a range of gym-based exercises. The course is ideal for those who would like the pursuit a career in the fitness and leisure industry.

    You will learn through research, gym sessions and blended learning.

    Where will this course take me?

    • Career as a fitness instructor or within the health and fitness sector.
    • Opportunity to progress onto the Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions.
    • Employment opportunities: Fitness Instructor within a gym.

    Core modules

    • Fitness
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology

    How will I be assessed?

    • Portfolio
    • Observation & feedback
    • Written assignments, seminars, discussion and tasks such as booklets and diagrams.

    Will I have to provide anything?

    You will be required to wear appropriate gym wear and trainers.

    Pens, A4 notepad.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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