If you’re looking for a career in the fitness industry – or hoping to progress onto a higher education sports degree, then this course provides an excellent foundation for your development towards your goals.
You will learn through a mix of theory based and practical sessions, studying 9 modules on your BTEC programme over the course of the year. This will give you a solid grounding in all aspects of fitness, instructing and sports science. You’ll also complete an industry recognised YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing, meaning you will be a qualified fitness instructor on completion of the course. You can see them below:
A work placement will allow you to gain first-hand experience of the industry as well as invaluable networking opportunities and contacts.
- Fitness Testing
- Instructing Physical Activity
- Sports Nutrition
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Psychology for Sport
- The Athlete’s Lifestyle