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Active IQ Intro Fitness & Healthy Lifestyles Diploma Level 1 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

This course willl provide you with the opportunity to be taught and assessed in a real working environment. Theory sessions will be linked to practical sessions which will enable you to understand the physiological effects of exercise on the body.

Throughout the programme you will gain an insight into how the human body works by studying anatomy and physiology. This will provide a basic knowledge on the bones and major muscles of the body and the structure and function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. You will also be given the opportunity to explore your own personal fitness by designing and completing their own fitness training programme.

Students can take advantage of the on-site fitness suite at the James Watt Campus to enhance learning of the working environment.

Active IQ are a leading provider of fitness qualifications which have been designed specifically by industry professionals for the industry.

Course content

This course willl provide you with the opportunity to be taught and assessed in a real working environment. Theory sessions will be linked to practical sessions which will enable you to understand the physiological effects of exercise on the body.

Throughout the programme you will gain an insight into how the human body works by studying anatomy and physiology. This will provide a basic knowledge on the bones and major muscles of the body and the structure and function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. You will also be given the opportunity to explore your own personal fitness by designing and completing their own fitness training programme.

Students can take advantage of the on-site fitness suite at the James Watt Campus to enhance learning of the working environment.

Active IQ are a leading provider of fitness qualifications which have been designed specifically by industry professionals for the industry.

Entry requirements

You must have completed secondary education ideally with 2 or more GCSEs. You should have an enthusiasm for working in the leisure industry and regularly attend the gym.

Assessment

Assessment is through a mixture of practical and theory assessments as well as completion of a portfolio. This will include a multiple choice theory exam which covers the anatomy and physiology and work booklets that cover healthy eating and training elements.

Future opportunities

Students can progress onto Level 2 Fitness Instructing Course, either in Gym or Exercise.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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