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Kids Fitness Instructor Course

For those who want to run child fitness sessions unsupervised, this course provides skills and knowledge you need.

Provider Focus Training
Qualification: CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
Category: Youth Training
Location: Birmingham, Chester, Manchester, Romford, Enfield
Duration: Three Day Practical Course Days & Home Reading
Schedule: Full-time

Course Introduction

As we have all heard, children’s health issues are increasingly in the public eye. This qualification could put your skills and knowledge in demand not just in leisure and fitness facilities but also in schools and with Government and community projects.

Of course, an empathy with young people is useful, but you’ll also need specific knowledge about the health and physical development of children and the skills required to lead exciting yet safe exercise sessions, unsupervised, with children between the ages of 5 and 16.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

  • Students must be aged 16 or over
  • Please note that after successfully completing the course, before working with children your employer will require you to provide a valid Criminal Record Bureau certificate.

Additional Information

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Course Content

There are 6 basic units/areas that you will cover.

Unit 1 : Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2 : Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health

Unit 3 : Customer service & Communication Skills

Unit 4 : Health, Safety and Safeguarding

Unit 5 : Kids Fitness Programming – the principles of planning fun, exciting, health related exercise sessions for children aged 5-16 years

Unit 6 : Instructing kids fitness sessions

Course Options

The course assessment over the three days of practicals will include:

  • 2 x theory exams
  • Exercise programme
  • Practical assessment

What Qualification Will I Get?

  • CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
  • 20 REPs CPD Points

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