VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness

Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AF20100 GLH: 242 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 501/0718/5 Units: 7 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 39

Additional Information

Gym based exercise pathway


Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is a competence based qualification that underpins the role of a fitness instructor in the context of gym.

Why is this qualification most suitable?


This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16+ age group. The qualification is based on fitness National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to join REPs and become a level 2 member.

What does this qualification cover?


The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements to work effectively and competently as a fitness instructor (gym-based exercise), which includes: anatomy and physiology for exercise, principles of exercise health and fitness, know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment. Learners will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct exercise programmes for gym based exercise and how to reflect on and develop own practice.

What could this qualification lead to?


- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (Exercise and Physical Activity for Children)
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Exercise referral
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Mat-Based Pilates
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Exercise, Health and Fitness Studies
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma(s) in Sports Studies





Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 5 components and earn a minimum of 22 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UF20C22 D/601/4484 Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation 2 4 30
UF2A335 F/601/7362 Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity 2 4 23
UF2C316 A/601/7361 Work with clients to help them to adhere to exercise and physical activity 2 4 25
UV20522 H/600/9013 Anatomy and physiology for exercise 2 6 41
UV20525 A/600/9017 Principles of exercise, fitness and health 2 4 28



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 17 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UF2D451 J/601/7363 Plan and prepare gym-based exercise 2 9 43
UF2D452 L/601/7364 Instruct and supervise gym-based exercise 2 8 43



*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Essex Training Solutions - Colchester 07866 121121 Visit website Essex
Wigan and Leigh College 01942 761600 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
West Lancashire College 01695 52300 Visit website Lancashire
The City of Liverpool College - The Learning Exchange 0151 252 3725 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Wirral Metropolitan College - The Oval Campus 0151 551 7001 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
ISA Training 0845 301 8660 Visit website Bridgend

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