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Fitness Courses College
Regular exercise is vital to our well-being. Adults are advised to complete 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity every week1. Fitness Courses College can provide you with courses to help others achieve these goals – and establish an exciting new career for yourself.
As a fitness professional, you could benefit from significant and increasing opportunities – there are 7.6 million members of fitness centres, 5,900 facilities in the UK2, plus the Government, and health professionals, are actively encouraging overweight people to get fitter.
Gain the skills that are in demand and you could transform the fitness, health and performance of your clients and inspire them to achieve their goals.
Why we are special
Here are just 9 of the reasons why so many people choose to study with the Fitness Courses College.
1. Specialist fitness college
Our sector knowledge means you will be training with the college that understands fitness and how you can achieve the qualifications you need to start and develop your role within the sector.
2. Gain recognised qualifications
We offer courses that lead to qualifications from NCFE. They show employers and clients that you have achieved the skills and knowledge to complete specific work to an appropriate standard.
Once qualified, you could become a fitness instructor, or progress your career by becoming a personal trainer. You can also join REPs (the Register of Exercise Professionals) which can enhance your employability further.
3. Training is flexible
Our courses are completed through distance learning so you will be able to train at a time and pace that suits you, from the comfort of your own home and your local gym/health club.
4. Start as soon as you enrol
You can start training when you enrol – so you can benefit from your qualifications sooner.
5. Support from experienced tutors
Our experienced tutors will support you to gain the skills you need to successfully complete the course. They are available by phone and email as you progress through the courses that lead to the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise) and NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualifications.
6. Support team
Our support team will give you advice about your training and assessments; and answer any questions you may have about your course.
7. Convenient assessments
Assessments for the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise) qualification and NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification can be completed at your home and your local gym/health club. To achieve your chosen specialist sports conditioning certificate, you will need to successfully complete a written case study.
8. Extensive training materials
During the courses that lead to the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise) and NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualifications, you will receive:
- Comprehensive course manual that you can complete at your own pace
- Tutor marked assignments with constructive feedback
- Support from experienced tutors
- Access to our dedicated student support team (also available on our specialist sports conditioning courses)
9. No previous experience required
You do not need previous experience or qualifications within the fitness industry to enrol on our course that leads to the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise) qualification.
Then, when you have gained this qualification, you can progress to the course that leads to the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification.
Fitness Courses College – course details
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise)
- Become a Fitness Instructor running sessions in a gym.
- You could earn £20,000 per year in a gym and £20 per hour as a Freelancer3.
- Join REPs at Level 2.
NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
- Become a personal Trainer providing tailored programme to clients.
- You could earn £20 up to £100 as a freelance Trainer4.
- Join REPs at Level 3.
Specialist Conditioning for Sports CPD courses
- Develop specialists training programmes for teams and individuals in golf, football, tennis and road cycling.
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1 Source: http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/dh_digitalassets/documents/digitalasset/dh_128145.pdf
2 To year end of March 2012. Source: http://www.theleisuredatabase.com/news/news-archive/fitness-industry-back-in-growth
3 Freelance rates will vary depending upon your clients. Figures are intended as a guideline only.
4 Freelance rates will vary depending upon your clients. Figures are intended as a guideline only.