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Fitness Instructing Award in Fitness and Physical Activity Level 1 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

The Fitness and Training academy has been specifically designed for those hoping to persue a career in the fitness industry, for example, becoming a personal trainer, health and fitness practitioner, or a sport centre advisor.

Course content

  • All about the human body in exercise and fitness
  • using a personal exercise programme utilising the principles of fitness (frequency, intensity, time, type and adherence)
  • an introduction to becoming a fitness instructor
  • an introduction to the fitness industry and careers in fitness
  • assisting exercise sessions
  • balanced diet and healthy lifestyle

Entry requirements

A keen interest in the Gym and the Fitness Industry and complete a successful interview.


This course will be assessed by a range of coursework and examinations.

Future opportunities

  1. Progression onto Level 2 Health Fitness and Exercise Instruction
  2. Assistant Fitness Instructor
  3. Exercise Assistant
  4. Health and Fitness Department Attendant

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackburn College directly.

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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