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You don't have to be an elite athlete to get ahead in the sport, fitness and leisure industry. From introductions to the sports industry and sport science to in-depth studies of coaching and fitness, these courses will help you get involved.

 

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Health and Fitness Active IQ Level 2 Certificate

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Fitness will equip learners to prepare for employment in a specific occupational area. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to obtain a fast track to further studies at Active IQ level 3 and a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer.

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Further Studies in Personal Fitness Training and Sports Massage.

Reason: 
Highly qualified professional and experienced teachers
Reason 2: 
Excellent careers advice and guidance
Reason 3: 
Real life fitness based training, with industry standard equipment
Reason 4: 
Good links with the local leisure industry
Reason 5: 
Pathway to further Active IQ Qualifications
What will I Study: 

L2 Gym Instructor; The units include: Anatomy and physiology for exercise, Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, Principles of exercise, fitness and health, Instructing gym-based exercise. Students will be expected to do homework and revision throughout the intensive course.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions will be practically taught as well as classroom based theory lessons. Sessions will be in the Gym, Multi-use room and Sports Hall, along with theory in Classrooms. There will be peer assessment. You will be supported and guided through this, then expected to lead a group session.

How will I be assessed: 

* Coursework * Multiple Choice Examination * Practical assessments * Portfolio of Evidence * Practical Demonstration / Assignment

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Active IQ Ceritificate in Health and Fitness L2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SPO210
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is open to all, no previous experience is required, however the course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness.
Course Code: 
SPO210
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-sport-blue
Course Options: 
SPO210CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 20:03

Coaching & Instructing Courses

Health and Fitness Active IQ Level 2 Certificate

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Fitness will equip learners to prepare for employment in a specific occupational area. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to obtain a fast track to further studies at Active IQ level 3 and a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer.

Header Image: 
Where Next Content: 

Further Studies in Personal Fitness Training and Sports Massage.

Reason: 
Highly qualified professional and experienced teachers
Reason 2: 
Excellent careers advice and guidance
Reason 3: 
Real life fitness based training, with industry standard equipment
Reason 4: 
Good links with the local leisure industry
Reason 5: 
Pathway to further Active IQ Qualifications
What will I Study: 

L2 Gym Instructor; The units include: Anatomy and physiology for exercise, Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, Principles of exercise, fitness and health, Instructing gym-based exercise. Students will be expected to do homework and revision throughout the intensive course.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions will be practically taught as well as classroom based theory lessons. Sessions will be in the Gym, Multi-use room and Sports Hall, along with theory in Classrooms. There will be peer assessment. You will be supported and guided through this, then expected to lead a group session.

How will I be assessed: 

* Coursework * Multiple Choice Examination * Practical assessments * Portfolio of Evidence * Practical Demonstration / Assignment

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Active IQ Ceritificate in Health and Fitness L2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SPO210
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is open to all, no previous experience is required, however the course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness.
Course Code: 
SPO210
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-sport-blue
Course Options: 
SPO210CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 20:03

Health & Fitness Courses

Health and Fitness Active IQ Level 2 Certificate

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Fitness will equip learners to prepare for employment in a specific occupational area. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to obtain a fast track to further studies at Active IQ level 3 and a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer.

Header Image: 
Where Next Content: 

Further Studies in Personal Fitness Training and Sports Massage.

Reason: 
Highly qualified professional and experienced teachers
Reason 2: 
Excellent careers advice and guidance
Reason 3: 
Real life fitness based training, with industry standard equipment
Reason 4: 
Good links with the local leisure industry
Reason 5: 
Pathway to further Active IQ Qualifications
What will I Study: 

L2 Gym Instructor; The units include: Anatomy and physiology for exercise, Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, Principles of exercise, fitness and health, Instructing gym-based exercise. Students will be expected to do homework and revision throughout the intensive course.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions will be practically taught as well as classroom based theory lessons. Sessions will be in the Gym, Multi-use room and Sports Hall, along with theory in Classrooms. There will be peer assessment. You will be supported and guided through this, then expected to lead a group session.

How will I be assessed: 

* Coursework * Multiple Choice Examination * Practical assessments * Portfolio of Evidence * Practical Demonstration / Assignment

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Active IQ Ceritificate in Health and Fitness L2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SPO210
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is open to all, no previous experience is required, however the course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness.
Course Code: 
SPO210
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-sport-blue
Course Options: 
SPO210CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 20:03

What can I study?

  • sport
  • sport science
  • football coaching
  • fitness instructing

Facilities & Opportunities

  • sports centre with climbing wall, fitness suite and exercise studio
  • on site public gym
  • multi-surface 2G pitch for hockey and football
  • rugby pitch
  • trim trail
  • tennis, netball and basketball courts

Your Future

The skills you gain on a sports course prepare you for many jobs and career opportunities, some of the more obvious being coaching, teaching and playing sports, working in sports and leisure centres, clubs and schools,  specialising in strength conditioning, sports therapy, nutritionist and sport psychology or moving onto higher education.


What will I be doing?

Most work is active and requires a degree of flexibility and organisation. You may be working outdoors, or based in clubs, leisure centres or in schools. Roles are varied and include decision making, supporting team members, investigation and fitness training. 


What skills will I need?

Teamwork, communication, leadership, fitness, resilience, confidence, honesty, enthusiasm, bravery and commitment.