This course enables students to understand and analyse major concepts and principles underlying sport and physical education.
Do you want to train as a trainer? This nationally recognised course is designed for those who wish to improve their skills and knowledge of basic training work and related areas. Successful completion of the course will enable you to obtain the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Certificate in Training Practice. It also provides...
Suitable for: This vocationally related course has been designed to enable candidates to select and perform professional fitness assessments, design and deliver safe and effective personal training sessions (including those for special populations). Candidates will be able to perform lifestyle consultations, offer nutritional advice and have the...
Suitable for: A gentle and easy way to get fit in a friendly and comfortable environment. For all women aged 16+.
Successful completion of 120 credits at Level 4 gains the award of Cert. HE. in Sport, Exercise and Fitness. Successful completion of 240 credits (120 at Level 5) gains the award of FdSc in Sport, Exercise & Fitness. Students will then have the opportunity to progress to an Honours Degree at University of Ulster, Jordanstown providing preset...
This is a practical vocational course in Exercise to Music (aerobics) providing an recognised professional industry-based qualification.
If you are a gym instructor wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer, then this excellent course is ideal for you. You may already hold a gym instructor qualification, but this course will also help you to become self-employed and run your own fitness training business.
How to plan and evaluate an effective water based exercise to music session. Appropriate health and safety considerations. Water based exercise techniques and approaches. How to set up a class effective, use of music.
Some theory but mostly practical study.
Students will learn how to use a range of cardio-vascular machines, fixed resistance machines and free weights. The programme also includes Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training, Health & Safety and customer care components.
Candidates must successfully complete one Mandatory unit and one optional unit (available on request). Mandatory Unit: Exercise and Fitness Knowledge. Optional Units. Circuit Training. Exercise to Music. Resistance training
Exercise and Fitness Knowledge (mandatory). Health, Safety and Professionalism in Exercise and Fitness Instructing (mandatory). Exercise to Music (optional). Gym (optional). Water Based exercise (optional)
To develop individual responsibility for a healthy lifestyle.
Underpinning knowledge: bones and joints, muscles and muscle action, energy systems, cardiovascular systems, components of fitness, nervous system. Practical: cardiovascular training systems, core stability, resistance training methods and periodisation.
A range of instructor level programmes will be offered initially on a part-time basis to enable to plan and deliver whole exercise programmes. This qualification is a level 2 - Gym Instructor award.