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VTCT Fitness Instructor K047

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37862/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This course is focused towards students seeking to gain a vocationally related qualification in exercise, fitness and health.

This practically focused qualification will develop the skills to plan and instruct gym-based exercise and plan and implement sport and leisure activities.

The course incorporates the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (gym based) and the Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Training.

On successful completion of this qualification, you will be entered onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS register).

Course details

Units of study will include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Planning gym-based exercise
  • Instructing gym-based exercise

Entry guidelines

You should have a relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above (preferably including English and maths).

You will be required to successfully complete an aptitude test in the gym as part of the application process

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (or grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

At the end of the course, you could progress to employment in the sports and fitness industry or to further courses at Wirral Met.

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Assessment Method

The course is assessed using a combination of practical and portfolio-based activities.

When does this course run?

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: K047J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £765.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: K047J002

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £765.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: K047K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £765.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: K047K002

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £765.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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