Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym)
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Candidates will train to a professionally competent level enabling them to plan, instruct and evaluate safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. The qualification consists of six mandatory units:
- Unit 1 - Anatomy and physiology for exercise
- Unit 2 - Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
- Unit 3 - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
- Unit 4 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health
- Unit 5 - Planning gym-based exercise
- Unit 6 - Instructing gym-based exercise Successful achievement of all six units must be achieved for the full qualification.
Active IQ (www.activeiq.co.uk)
The Certificate in Fitness Instruction (Gym) is a level 2 qualification on the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework (level 3 on the European Qualifications Framework). This qualification provides access onto the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPs) at level 3 and is fully accredited by the European Health and Fitness Association (www.ehfa.eu).
Who Should Apply?
This course is relevent to adults who wish to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a gym-based fitness instructor. The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) is a Level 2 qualification on the UK National Qualifications Framework. It provides access onto the UK Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) at level 2 and also the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) at level 2. Candidates will train to a professionally competent level enabling them to prescribe and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.
How To Apply
Apply via the green Enrol Now button above.
Wednesdays 6.30-9.30pm for one academic year (subject to change).
Wednesday 27th September at 6.30pm (subject to change)
Some experience of gym-based exercise, including free-weights is highly recommended. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and candidates should have basic skills in communication.
Tuition fee is €650.00. (This includes professional registration, assessment and certification fees for the qualification).
Department of Humanities,
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk.