A Fitness Instructor is an exercise professional/fitness practitioner responsible for orientating members’ into an exercise setting; able to induct members and supervise members exercise sessions according to a predesigned exercise programme. Qualifying as a Fitness Instructor, you can enter the world of fitness training, helping clients change their lifestyles through exercise while using a predesigned programme.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to exercise training
• Recommend an exercise programme or fitness activity to facility members
• Supervise the use of a fitness facility and its equipment
• Instruct exercise to individuals and groups
This course will give you the knowledge and skills to work as a Fitness Instructor in a range of fitness facilities, gyms or equipment-based environments. The course provides you with up to date and well- researched principles of exercise science along with practical learning that will provide you the knowledge and skills to take up work as a Fitness Instructor.
Module 1: Anatomy and physiology for Exercise Instructors (ANIN)
Module 2: Exercise screening and preparation (EXPR)
Module 3: Fitness facility orientation and supervision (FISU)
Module 4: Leading exercise sessions (LESE)
There are no admission criteria to the programme but it is assumed that an applicant is able to: collect and use written information; communicate clearly with colleagues, clients or members of a facility; compile and write work-related reports.
Offered via Distance Learning