Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

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Theory content and learning outcomes for our fitness courses:

Level 2 Fitness Instructor Gym Qualification:

Module 1 Anatomy & Physiology:

- Skeleton
- Muscular system
- Respirator system
- Circulatory system
- Nervous system
- Energy systems

Module 2: Supporting Clients:

- Understand how to form effective working relationships with clients
- How to address barriers to exercise
- How to support clients to adhere to exercise
- How to provide ongoing services to clients

Module 3: Health & Safety:

- Understand all H&S requirements in a fitness environment etc.

Module 4: Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health:

- The components of fitness
- health benefits of physical activity
- the effects of exercise on the body
- how to apply the principles of exercise and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
- how to safely monitor exercise intensity
- exercise contraindications and key guidelines for special populations
- importance of healthy eating

Module 5: Planning Gym-Based Exercise:

- Collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
- Use client info. to plan gym-based exercise
- Plan gym based exercise with clients

Module 6: Instructing Gym-Based Exercise:

- Provide gym-based exercise
- Prepare self & equipment for gym-based exercise
- Prepare clients for gym-based exercise
- Instruct & supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
- Supporting clients taking part in gym-based exercise

Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualification:

Module 1 Anatomy & Physiology:

- The heart & circulatory system in relation to exercise & health
- The musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise postural and core stability
- The nervous system and its relation to exercise
- The endocrine system and its relation to exercise
- Energy systems and their relation to exercise

Module 2 Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme:

- Understand the principles of nutrition
- Understand key guidelines in relation to nutrition
- Understand nationally recommended practise in relation to providing nutritional support
- Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity
- Understand how to collect info relating to nutrition
- Understand how to use nutrition information
- How to collect and analyse nutritional information
- Apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

Module 3 Programming Personal Training with Clients

- Understand how to prepare personal training programmes
- Understand the importance of long term behaviour change for personal training
- Collecting info to plan personal training
- How to screen clients prior to personal training
- Identifying personal training goals with clients
- Plan a personal training programme with clients
- Adapting a personal training programme with clients
- Review progress with clients

Module 4 Delivering Personal Training sessions:

- How to instruct exercise during PT sessions
- Understand how to adapt exercise to meet client needs during PT
- Prepare PT sessions
- Prepare clients for PT sessions
- Instruct & adapt PT sessions (includes EPTI PT Padwork & Outdoor Bootcamp Instructor modules)

Level 2 Circuit Instructor Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Circuit Training session

- Understand group circuit training
- Understand different methods of circuit training
- Understand the role of the circuit training instructor
- Understand the implications of using music in a circuit training session

Unit 2 : Instructing a Circuit Training session

- Know the safety considerations when teaching circuit training sessions
- Plan and instruct a safe and effective circuit training session
- Demonstrate a range of communication and evaluation skills appropriate for the circuit training
- Undertake an evaluation of their own performance and prepare an action plan for improvement

Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Kettlebell Training session

- Understand the historical background of kettlebell training
- Understand the benefits of using kettlebells
- Understand how to incorporate kettlebell lifts into an exercise programme
- Be able to design a kettlebell programme

Unit 2 : Instructing a Kettlebell Training session

- Be able to prepare for a kettlebell exercise session
- Be able to instruct a kettlebell exercise session
- Be able to demonstrate a range of communication skills
- Be able to evaluate a kettlebell exercise session

Level 2 Suspended Movement Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Suspended Movement Training Exercise Session

- Understand the benefits of using suspended movement training
- Know the safety considerations for instructing a suspended movement training session
- Be able to design a suspended movement training programme

Unit 2: Instructing a Suspended Movement Training Exercise Session

- Be able to prepare for a suspended movement training exercise session
- Be able to instruct a suspended movement training exercise session
- Be able to demonstrate a range of communication skills
- Be able to evaluate a suspended movement training exercise session

European Personal Training Institute