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Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship Level 2
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Sport & Fitness 
Course Code:
HWIEF1 
 
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at A*-D grades (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language with Maths no lower than an E.
 
 

Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship Level 2

This apprenticeship programme develops the knowledge and practical/technical skills for those working as an apprentice in the exercise and fitness industry.


About the Course

Exercise & Fitness Apprentices are either;

a) Based with an employer 4 days a week and attend college 1 day a week (on a day release basis) for knowledge, portfolio building and assessments.

b) Alternatively Apprentices can complete this framework in the work-place supported by a tutor and by accessing online resources.

This course is suitable for those who wish to gain a recognised qualification while in employment and develop their careers within the industry. You will need to be practically minded and be prepared to do some study in your own time.


Key Units

On this unit based course you will learn about

  • • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • • Working with clients to help them to adhere to exercise and physical activity
  • • Promoting health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
  • • Reflecting on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity
  • • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • • Planning and prepare gym-based exercise
  • • Instructing and supervising gym-based exercise



Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at A*-D grades (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language with Maths no lower than an E.


Assessment

Practical Assessment and Exams.


Where does this Lead




Future Opportunities

This course will provide opportunities for employment in the fitness industry and possible progression to level 3 study of an advanced apprenticeship where you can gain a level 3 personal trainer qualification


Tell Me More

Staff and Facilities
You will learn from a highly experienced team of staff with a range of sport and active leisure industry backgrounds. All tutors hold relevant exercise and fitness qualifications. Individuals who attend day release at College will also have access to College facilities including:

  • Fitness Centre
  • 3G Astroturf pitches
  • Large sports hall

Will the course suit me? 
This course is suitable for those who wish to gain a recognised qualification while in employment and develop their careers within the industry. You will need to be practically minded and be prepared to do some study in your own time.

Qualification Title:
The qualification will form part of the Apprenticeship framework for Exercise and Fitness and you will gain a City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness.

Additional Qualifications
In addition to your main NVQ Diploma qualification you will also study;

  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (as required)
  • One additional Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (REP’s register)
  • Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning