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NVQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Level 2

Level 2
1 year
Full Time
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This course is designed for students who wish to work in the health and fitness industry. It will give you the qualification to work as a fitness instructor and access the bolt on courses included in this qualification, such as studio cycling, circuits and suspended movement training.

You will cover the principles of anatomy, physiology, and fitness, professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors. Healthand safety in the fitness environment, conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change and panning and instructing gym-based exercise.

The course is assessed through an exam, a workbook, written assignments, a session plan, three observations anda written evaluation. Learners will also complete a range of bolt on courses to top up the certificate which include Level 2 in Studio Cycling, Level 2 in Instructing Circuits and Level 2 in Suspended Movement.

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Explore Sports & Recreation

Sports students will learn theoretical based study in the classroom, whilst taking part in a range of sport and fitness activities. Taught by specialist tutors and coaches, many of which are ex professionals in their field, you’ll benefit from fantastic facilities including an AstroTurf pitch, a strength and conditioning suite and a physiology lab.

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Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.