Health and Fitness


Health & Fitness

Course Description:

A varied and relevant approached to learning skills for each area of the sports and leisure industry. Focussed on health, fitness and leadership, you will learn skills such as instructing and delivering activities, planning fitness programmes, anatomy, physiology and healthy eating. You will spend 50% of your time taking part in practical sports and 50% theory.

Future Learning/Career Paths:

• Leisure Centre Manager
• Sports Coach
• Sports Development Officer
• PE Teacher
• Dietician
• Physiotherapist
• Holiday Resorts
• Cruise Ships

• Outdoor Activities
• Traineeships
• Apprenticeships
• Further Education
• Higher Education
• Self Employed
• Personal Trainer
• Instructors Sports and Exercise Phycologist

Financial Support:

The 16-19 Bursary fund is a fund allocated to schools, colleges, and providers to aid learners (who qualify) with their programme of study.

Care to Learn Government overview the Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study. You must be aged under 20 at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publically funded courses in England this included courses in schools, training providers, sixth forms and sixth form colleges.

Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Sport

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Sport

A varied and relevant approach to learning skills for each area of the Sports and Leisure industry. Focused upon health, fitness and leadership, you will learn skills such as instructing and delivering activities, planning fitness programmes, anatomy and physiology and healthy eating. You will spend 50% of your time doing practical sports and 50% learning theory.

Example Units:

• Plan, Deliver and Evaluate Sport and Leisure Activities
• Participating in Sport
• Technical and Tactical Requirements for Sports Performance
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Fitness Testing and Planning
• Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector
• Leading a Healthy Lifestyle

Facilities:

• Classroom
• Gym
• Sports Centre
• Swimming Pool

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

The Level 3 certificate in personal training enables learners to gain the relevant knowledge and skills to become personal trainers and exercise and fitness professionals.

Example Units:

• Anatomy and physiology
• Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
• Principles of exercise, fitness and health
• How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
• Applying the principles of nutrition as part of a personal training programme
• Programming personal training with clients
• Delivering personal training sessions

Facilities:

• Classroom
• Gym
• Sports Centre
• Swimming Pool

Maths and English

As part of Government requirements, you must study Maths and English up to GCSE grade C standard. If you have already achieved this, you will not be required to do so again.

Our Tutors offer a fresh and inventive approach to delivering Maths and English. They look to teach according to your learning styles in fun and interactive ways to ensure that you enjoy the course and ultimately, gain your qualifications.

ICT and PSD

As we are a training provider who specialise in vocational training, we make a real effort to ensure our learners are ready to enter the world of employment when they leave us. For this reason, we require that you do study ICT and PSD with us.

The PSD qualification covers topics such as: how to write CV’s, how to act professionally in the workplace and how to approach interviews.

The ICT qualification cover skills like: File Management, IT Security, Email, The Internet, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases. Learners will use the full Microsoft Office suite.

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