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Sport - Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science Active IQ Diploma level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This qualification aims to provide learners with the broad base of knowledge and skills they need to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including fitness instructing and leisure operations. Upon completion of the course you will be a CIMSPA recognised fitness instructor.

Course content

Throughout the course you will study the following units:

• Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness

• Planning and instructing gym-based exercise

• Principles of customer care

• Working in active leisure facilities

• Planning a studio cycling session

• Instructing a studio cycling session

• Health and safety in the workplace

• Managing personal and professional development

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English at grade 4 and maths at grade 3 or above, and 3 other GCSEs grade 4 to include PE, or evidence of sporting activities.


• Coursework

• Multiple choice exam

• Portfolio of evidence

• Practical demonstration/assignment

Future opportunities

Employment or further learning or training in a specialist area e.g. HNC Sport.

Further information

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.