Sports Leadership & Fitness Qualifications
We offer opportunities for students to undertake vocational qualifications to support their Level 3 programme of A Levels and BTECs to enhance their CV, knowledge and skills. These include: Gym Instructing & Personal Training and Sports Leadership.
Sports Leadership Qualifications
These are great courses for any students wishing to develop their teamwork and leadership skills and support the growing numbers of sports leaders who make sport such a vibrant part of the community life today.
Students will learn how to plan and lead activity sessions and run sports events, working with children of different ages and abilities and support community sport activities.
The course is a mixture of theory and practical activity involving work in the college, local schools and community. This course links perfectly to voluntary work and participation in sport outside of college.
Gym Instructing & Personal Training
These qualifications are awarded by Active IQ and professionally recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity (CIMSPA), which allow you to work in the fitness industry.
Topics include; theoretical study on the human body in action, health and nutrition, training principles, fitness programming and working in the fitness industry.You will learn how to instruct fitness sessions in the gym, teaching different techniques and training methods to clients, as well as developing training programmes and reflective performance.
This is an excellent course for those wishing to enter the health and fitness sector with a wealth of career opportunities.
Level 3 Certificate in Sports Leadership
Experience of gym-based exercises, including resistance training methods. (Gym Instructing & Personal Training)
Professional competency through observation of practical instructing. Coursework, Multiple Choice Exam, Portfolio of Evidence. (Gym Instructing & Personal Training)
This is Level 3 two-year course, with the option of completing a Level 2 in year one. (Gym Instructing & Personal Training)