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Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science Level 2 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course will enhance your skills and allow you to progress to further studies.

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Course content

  • principles of anatomy, physiology and tness
  • planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • principles of customer care
  • working in active leisure facilities
  • health and safety in the workplace
  • managing personal and professional development
  • skills for entering employment
  • planning a circuit training session
  • instructing a circuit training session
  • planning a kettlebell exercise session
  • instructing a kettlebell exercise session
  • planning a suspended movement training exercise session
  • instructing a suspended movement training exercise session
  • organising events in active leisure
  • maths and English

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs at grade three/grade D in maths and English, or
  • Sport and Active Leisure Level 1 Diploma plus maths and English at level one, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event


  • multiple-choice theory exams
  • assignments and worksheets
  • observations

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Level 3 Diploma
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Football Academy Level 3 Extended Diploma

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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      There will also be key areas available for public and community use. Hair and beauty salons, a restaurant and coffee shop will also be open to the public and are destined to breathe new life back into Grays.

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