Exercise and Fitness Instructor Course (with Nutrition for Physical Activity)
Campus Granton Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Full time
Duration 41 weeks
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Course overviewThis course is designed to prepare you for employment in the exercise and fitness industry. You'll gain nationally recognised REPS and CIMSPA endorsed qualification as a Gym Instructor and Nutrition to Support Physical Activity. The course encourages you to develop the practical skills you need to become an instructor by delivering to your peer group and external participants in each discipline.
What you will learn
How the course is assessedOn an ongoing basis through e-assessment and a range of practical theoretical and project-based assessment methods.
Number of days per week
Entry requirements3 National 5s at `C` or above, preferably to include English and/or a science subject or perhaps a higher. National 4 Biology would also be advantageous.
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview RequirementsAt interview you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge of and active participation in exercise and Fitness. The interview session will include practical elements based on current exercise themes, written work on your knowledge of exercise and fitness and a one to one discussion with a member of the sport and fitness team.
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
On successful completion of this course there is potential to progress onto the HNC/D in Fitness Health and Exercise or the YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
Career optionsAccess to jobs in the leisure industry such as a gym or fitness instructor.
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Funding & Fees
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