This is a blended learning course, which means you will have days with your tutor and peers, there is also an element of home study, preparation and revision along with tutor and centre support. Practice and session planning is required to be carried out in your own time in between the training days and leading up to assessment. You are also required to bring at least 1 participant to the summative practical assessment.
You will learn the practical skills to plan and teach a safe and effective group exercise class to music. This will include aerobics, high intensity interval training, body conditioning or circuit training and relaxation and recovery.
A successful group exercise Instructor needs to have excellent communication skills, love people and have a passion for fitness and encouraging others that just shines. Life as a group exercise instructor is rewarding, and allows you to have fun, be creative and work in an exciting environment that suits you
For many people, exercising in a group situation is the best way to keep fit and healthy. Running the class is just as much fun as attending one. You can work as a freelance instructor in the community and a Health Club or Leisure Centre. Becoming a group training instructor is usually a stepping stone to other careers in the health and fitness industry. You can add other qualifications such as Aqua, Gym instructor, Pre Post-natal instructor and much more.
Nuffield Health, 3 The Crescent, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8DY United Kingdom
You must be 16 years or older. You do not need any previous experience to be a Group Exercise Instructor, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.
The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective group training sessions.
During the qualification learners will cover:
This course can be followed by one of the following:
You can choose to pay the full price upfront, or a deposit followed by the balance x weeks before the course starts.
This course runs over 2 weekends from 9:30am to 5:30pm each day.
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