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Sport, Health and Fitness Level 2

Course Overview

This course is designed for students wishing to qualify as a fitness instructor who is able to move straight into employment in a gym or leisure centre. This programme is delivered in our onsite gym, and enables you to work with real gym users to deliver training sessions and exercise classes.

What topics are covered?

  • Instructing gym-based exercise
  • Instructing health-related exercise and physical activity to children
  • Group indoor cycling
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector
  • Developing self
  • Principles of Customer Service
  • Diet and nutrition for healthy living
  • Food groups and digestion
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is suitable for those aged 16-18.

What are the entry requirements?

You must possess four GCSEs grade D/3 or above, including English and maths. Alternatively you will need an appropriate Level 1 qualification, e.g. Level 1 in Sport and Leisure.

How will I learn?

You will cover theoretical elements of the course in the classroom, with practical sessions in the onsite gym.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through exams and practical assessment of your competence through observation.

What can I do after this course?

Enrol onto our Level 3 fitness courses. Move onto employment in the sport, fitness and leisure industries, as a sports development officer, sports coach or fitness instructor.

Are there any additional costs?

You will need to purchase the College kit package which includes tracksuit trousers, T Shirt and Top.

What funding is available?

If you are aged 19 or over you may be eligible to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan to cover your tuition fees

What facilities are available?

The College has a well-equipped fitness gym.

What organisations does the College work with on this course?

The College has exciting links with Southampton FC, Bath City FC, England RFU Touch and England Netball, with students having the opportunity to get ‘Back to Netball’ and involved in O2 touch.

Which department is this course in?

Sport, Leisure and Care

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in Roper Building.

What do I need to bring?

Pen and paper

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.

By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.

In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.


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