NPA Exercise & Fitness with L2 Gym Instructor option SCQF 6

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About...

This course will teach you the theory and skills required to instruct gym-based exercise effectively. You will have the opportunity to be assessed for a gym instructor level 2 award which is will enhance your employability.

****SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION (GYM INSTRUCTOR ONLY)****

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Level SCQF 6

DeliveryBlended | Friday

 

Location Blended

Duration 1 Year

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Course content...

You will cover four units.  

  • Cardiovascular training
  • Fixed weight training
  • Free weight training
  • Circuit training

You will learn how the body responds to each of these types of exercise and how to instruct people effectively and safely in their use.

Where you can go... 

On gaining the Level 2 Fitness Instructors award, you will be able to enter the industry as a fitness instructor within a leisure centre. Combined with SQA Highers, you can apply for the BSc (Hons) Sport and Fitness through NHC UHI or alternative Sport, Sport Coaching, Sport Science degrees.

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Entry requirements

You must have obtained three National 5 passes including English or another literary subject, demonstrate a proven interest in exercise and fitness and have a satisfactory reference.