You should have 4 GCSE grades 9-4 or A* - C or equivalent, this should include English and maths. You must also have a keen interest in Sport and the Sport industries. A level 2 qualification in Sport would also be useful.
Is this course right for me?
Do you want to have an active, invigorating career in sport? Whether you want to be a personal trainer, physiotherapist, sports scientist or professional athlete, a course at CBC can get you off to a great start.
This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a Personal Trainer, but who do not already hold the Level 2 Fitness Instructing. This course focuses on the planning and instructing of both Gym Based and Personal Training programmes Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme
Your areas of study could include:
- Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Health, Safety and Welfare in a fitness environment
- Principles of Exercise
- Fitness and Health
- How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
- Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme
Your assessments throughout this course will continuously monitor your progress; these could include practicals, research tasks or presentations.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed!
Personal Professional Development sessions (PPD) will teach you valuable skills that employers are looking for including communication, time management and life skills that you can take with you anywhere you go!You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations.
English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and were here to support you in developing yours.
Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. Upon completion of this course you will be able to progress to a Higher Education course including the Level 4 HNC in Sport or to University. Employment as qualified Personal Trainer. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings. You will be required to purchase the CBC Sport Kit, which will be discussed with you at interview.