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During our Children’s Fitness course you will cover anatomy and physiology, how to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, how to teach fitness to kids, as well as the skills and knowledge to plan and deliver safe, effective exercise and physical activity for children aged 5-15 inclusive.
We offer this course via distance study, allowing you to slot study in with the rest of your life. This course meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status◊. Upon successful completion you’ll be eligible to join the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2.
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What you'll study
Course content includes:
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Yes – by REPs, ACSM and CIMSPA.
The Children’s Fitness course is delivered via distance study. You’ll complete as home study the online course material and portfolio consisting of worksheets, two video practical assessments and session planning. You’ll also complete 10 hours of practicum where you observe a qualified children’s fitness instructor in a commercial facility. You’ll submit the practicum evidence before the assessment day (if applicable to you) and submit your portfolio along with your video assessments.
If you’ve not already successfully completed the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing mandatory units with a previous qualification, you’ll need to book onto and attend a relevant scheduled Saturday assessment day to complete two multiple choice exams. If you have successfully completed those mandatory units, there are no attendance requirements.
Learner Support – You’ll have access to our Learner Support team who can assist you with study questions and queries. The team is generally available via phone, email or through the Help Desk Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm, excluding bank holidays and office closures.
You need to have a basic level of English and Maths to understand the content.
There are no prerequisite qualifications for our Children’s Fitness course; however, if you already hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification (either Gym or Exercise to Music), you may be eligible for exemptions from certain parts of the course. Please call us for more information on 0207 2929 140.
*Our app is compatible with iOS 8.1 and above and Android 5.0 and above. Devices, operating systems/versions and manufacturers are subject to change.
◊ The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Train Fitness International LTD” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2019 – December 2022). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 775727. ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.