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Active IQ Physical Activity, Fitness & Exercise Science Diploma Level 3 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

Year 2 learners will study subject areas such as planning and instructing personal training, nutrition, technology in sport and exercise, entrepreneurship and marketing.
- Applied human biology for exercise and fitness
- Principles of exercise and nutrition
- Conducting consultations with personal training
- Programme design and delivery for personal training
- Developing exceptional customer care skills
- Enterprise and entrepreneurship
- Marketing products and services
- Technology in sport
- Plus additional optional health and fitness units

Employer engagement
Learners will need to have access to meaningful employer engagement which can be met via work placement

Course content

Year 2 learners will study subject areas such as planning and instructing personal training, nutrition, technology in sport and exercise, entrepreneurship and marketing.
- Applied human biology for exercise and fitness
- Principles of exercise and nutrition
- Conducting consultations with personal training
- Programme design and delivery for personal training
- Developing exceptional customer care skills
- Enterprise and entrepreneurship
- Marketing products and services
- Technology in sport
- Plus additional optional health and fitness units

Employer engagement
Learners will need to have access to meaningful employer engagement which can be met via work placement

Entry requirements

Learners must be 16+ years old and have four GCSE’s Grade C or above, including Maths or English. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. Leaners must also have completed year 1 at Level 2 to gain entry to year 2 Level 3.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a mixture of practical and theory assessments, as well as course work. A portfolio of evidence will be gathered over the duration of the programme to ensure a sound knowledge and competency is gained will be gathered over the duration of the programme to ensure a sound knowledge and competency is gained.

Future opportunities

On completion of the level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral, you have the opportunity to progress into employment, or onto the following qualifications:
- Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for the Management of Lower Back Pain
- Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise and Nutritional Interventions for Obesity and Diabetes
- Sports Massage
- Continue into Higher Education, Foundation Degree or HND

Students can progress to other fitness instructing qualifications such as GP Referrals and Pre and Post Natal Training. Alternatively a career within the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer i.e. health clubs &/or leisure centres is an option, or further study into Higher Education

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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