Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification that develops the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career in sport and active leisure as an employed/self-employed fitness instructor. 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 UK's lead professional association, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
This qualification coverswhich include:
- Anatomy and physiology for exercise
- Principles of exercise
- Health and fitness
- Knowledge of how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and health
- Safety and welfare in a fitness environment.
Learners will develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct exercise programmes for gym based exercise for apparently healthy adults of all ages; they will also learn how to provide effective support for clients who take part in exercise and physical activity.
Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to join the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 2 member under the category of Fitness Instructor, specialising in their chosen area of expertise.