Do you have a passion for a healthy lifestyle? What about incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine? Is this something you would love to share with others to improve their lifestyle? Perhaps you’d like to make a career planning and leading health-related activity sessions? If you’re nodding your head, yes, then this ActiveIQ Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions is for you! Our course takes the things you love about training and grows your knowledge so you can plan activity sessions more effectively.
The perfect stepping stone to a career in fitness, gym instructing or personal training. In addition to planning and delivering activity sessions, you’ll also learn about hazards and risks and to avoid them. As a result, you’ll be able to promote healthier, happier lifestyles. Our Active IQ course comprises a selection of manageable modules you can study at your own pace and in your own time. Of course, when you study with Oxbridge, you’ll get unlimited support so you can shape your study around your existing schedule, too.
The aim is to provide you the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to plan, prepare and deliver safe and effective activity sessions for a group of participants. Furthermore, this is a fully recognised qualification that’s endorsed by ActiveIQ.
ActiveIQ, is one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations for the active leisure, learning and well-being sector. Active IQ is recognised and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA and we design qualifications that support clearly defined career pathways for the active leisure sector.
The approximate guided hours for this course is 100-110 hours.
You have up to a year to complete this course, this is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. However, should you require long, please contact one of our course advisers with regards to an extension.
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, PowerPoint presentations, video/audio recordings, work-based and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This is a blended learning course, which means some of your study will be done at home, some will be done face to face with your tutor, and all of your practical assessment will take place at our Birmingham-based assessment centre. All information about your course will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
Unit 1 – Worksheet / Assignment
Unit 2 – Worksheet / Health and safety checklist / Session plan introduction / Session plan
Unit 3 – Summative observed session / Session self-evaluation
Successful achievement of all three mandatory units must be achieved for the full qualification.
This course is assessed in three different ways: multiple-choice examinations, practical assessments and a portfolio which you work on during your course. Successful completion of all three units must be achieved for the full qualification.
Attending assessment days is a vital part of passing this Active IQ qualification. On the assessment day, you will complete the your multiple-choice examinations under the supervision of your course tutor. Our practical days run on an “on demand” basis in small groups. You may have to wait a short time while we fill the other practical spaces. Our assessment centre is based in Birmingham. How many times you’ll need to come to our assessment centre in Birmingham will relate to how well you progress on your course. Each assessment day you attend will cost £100.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive an ActiveIQ Level 2 Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions (QCF). This means that you will achieve a Level 2 qualification on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Your qualification is accredited by Active IQ, one of the UK’s leading Ofqual approved awarding bodies in the health, fitness and active leisure sector. This qualification will provide level 2 entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). REPs are an independent public register which provides regulation for instructors and trainers to ensure that they meet National Occupational Standards agreed by the health and fitness industry. This will enable you to obtain public liability insurance to practice as a Gym Instructor.
Membership with REPs is valued and respected, enhancing employability, and is recognised in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
In addition to your course fee, you will need to pay £100 for each assessment day you attend. How many days you need to attend will be dependent on how you progress on the course, students normally need between 1-3 assessment dates.
Yes, there will be short tests that you will sit on your assessment day in order to pass this qualification.
The theory aspect of the course, which takes the majority of the study hours can be completed from anywhere in world. However, you will need to be able to attend our practical assessment day based in Birmingham, UK to complete your qualification.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).
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