The course is designed to provide candidates with sufficient skills and knowledge to enable them to work with participants safely and effectively. The qualification allows registration with the Register of Exercise Professional (REPS) at Level 2, is recognised nationally and can later be converted to the NVQ Level 2 in Coaching, Teaching and Instructing; evidence for which is achieved in the work environment.
Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
The first 2 hours will provide theory input in the form of lecture and workshop tasks. The second two hours of each session will involve practical application. There will be some crossover between the sessions where applicable to the course requirements. Students will be expected to take part in individual, partner and group work. Full course notes will be provided and the College library is available to all students.
Candidates are required to complete four mandatory units and a pair of optional units.
Mandatory Units (completed by all candidates)
Candidates who choose to complete a course in more than one exercise discipline complete these units only once.
Optional Units - candidates must complete a pair of units
Gym Instruction: Unit 5 and Unit 6 must be passed to gain the qualification
Practical session (client must be provided)
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
Adults (over 18 years) who wish to enter a career in teaching exercise,or gain additional qualifications. Candidates of 16–17 years are not barred but they may experience difficulty in obtaining the insurance cover they require to work in this area. Attendance at exercise to music classes or using a gym (as appropriate) is required.