Sport

Sport: Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Package Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The next course will start on 4 September 2018 and again on 31 January 2019, it will run for 20 weeks on a Tuesday and Thursday plus 4 Sundays. Please see individual courses for days and times.

You will achieve
  • Active IQ Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym)
  • Active IQ Level 3 Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 2 Kettlebells
  • Active IQ Level 2 Circuit Training
  • Award in Business
  • Level 2 First Aid

Last updated: 28th September 2018

Course overview

If you are keen on health and fitness and you would enjoy working with a variety of different people, this job could be ideal for you. Personal trainers help their clients achieve their personal health and fitness goals. This qualification will allow you to immediately apply for work or set up on your own as a personal trainer.

 

Study times for individual courses:

•Active IQ Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym) Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 September 6.00pm-9.00pm
•Active IQ Level 3 Personal Training Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 December 6.00pm-9.00pm
•Active IQ Level 2 Kettlebells Tuesday 29 January 6.00pm-9.00pm
•Active IQ Level 2 Circuit Training Sunday 13 January 9.00pm-5.00pm
•Award in Business Thursday 31 January 6.00pm-8.00pm
•Level 2 First Aid

 

Course content

Level 2 Fitness Instructing, you will study:

The course will be delivered through both theoretical and practical workshops. A variety of flexible delivery strategies will be used to accommodate each individual’s learning style. You are also required to study at home.

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise (skeleton, joints, muscles, heart, blood vessels, respiratory system and nutrition for exercise)
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in the Fitness Environment
  • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
  • Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Planning Gym- Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym- Based Exercise

Level 3 Personal Training, you will study:

Barnsley College offers this highly popular and comprehensive Personal Training course, which will enable you to gain 20 REP’s CPD points on completion. If you are a Gym Instructor wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a Personal Trainer, then this course would be ideal for you. The qualification will also provide some initial guidance should you wish to become self-employed and look to run your own fitness training business. This course is suitable for any fitness professional looking to advance their knowledge and skills, update their Continuing Professional Development and increase their scope of practice with clients.

You will study the following units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme
  • Programming Personal Training with Clients
  • Delivering Personal Training Sessions

How will I be assessed?

The course will be predominantly delivered through practical workshops. A variety of flexible delivery strategies will be used to accommodate each individual’s learning style. A significant amount of learning is home study, working with individuals to plan and deliver a six week progressive programme of fitness development. Whilst not essential, it is advantageous that you are currently working in a gym where you can practice your learning. This is a highly desired professional qualification and you will be expected to adhere to industrial standards. The course assesses both theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding.

What equipment will I need?

As a student within the Department of Sport and Public Services you will be expected to wear appropriate sports/fitness clothing at all times. Jeans and non-regulation tops are not allowed. You will also require all necessary writing materials, ring-binders and paper/stationery.

Where will I study?

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £1,600 Full Fee Payable

Total of individual courses £1,900 (save £300)

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sport: Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Package Level 3 Part-time