Whether it’s a TV, laptop, mobile phone or a digital gaming device, children are now spending more than five hours a day in front of a screen. This means they spend less time being physically active.
When children are overweight they are at a higher risk of developing health issues compared to those that aren’t. Meanwhile, active kids sleep better, eat better, have stronger bones, and tend to feel generally better.
As a Kids Fitness Instructor, you’ll be fully equipped with the tools needed to coach and motivate children from 5 – 16-years old. You’ll acquire the skills and knowledge needed to plan, teach and evaluate a range of activities for children, whilst gaining a full understanding of any challenges you’ll face while teaching unsupervised groups of young people.
This Kids Fitness Instructor Course is highly recommended for health and fitness professionals who’d like to work within child-friendly leisure centres, after school clubs, or non-teaching assistants who want to help promote fitness to children.
What will I learn as a Kid’s Fitness Instructor?
The curriculum is varied, informative, and will provide you with the skills to begin a career in fitness.
With in-depth analysis and understanding of health and fitness, you will gain a wealth of knowledge regarding the following topics:
– Planning and delivering fun and engaging exercise sessions for children
– Components of fitness and physical activity designed with children in mind
– Anatomy and physiology
– Principles of exercise, fitness, and health
– Introduction to nutrition
From these units, you will acquire the skills to plan and evaluate fun exercise sessions for 5 to 16-year olds. In addition to these points, you’ll also gain a valuable introduction to customer service – with a particular focus on learning how to communicate with children.
What learning materials will I receive for the Kids Fitness Instructor Course?
You will receive a hard copy manual containing all the facts and information you will need to refer to in order to complete the course.
If this is your first Level 2, you’ll be able to access the learning materials for this course in our ‘virtual classroom’. This is a unique online learning portal designed to prepare you for your theory exams.
All the facts and information you require will be presented to make learning as easy and enjoyable as possible, there’s even a quiz at the end of each section to test yourself.
How is the Kids Fitness Instructor course delivered?
Once you’ve received your home study pack, you will be contacted by a tutor to discuss a specific learning plan. After your home study has been completed, there are three practical course days that teach you the physical skills vital for passing the assessment. Tutors will help you with feedback on your performance and how it can be improved.
There are then ten weeks to submit a case study and video evidence that goes towards the final assessment.
Call 0800 999 6664 to discuss in more detail with our advisors.
How will I be assessed on my Kids Fitness Instructor Course?
To gain the Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Children), students will be assessed on the following:
– Two theory exams
– Home study
– An exercise program to test your planning and delivery skills
– Practical assessment
How do I submit my Kids Fitness Instructor work?
If this is your first Level 2 qualification, some of the work will be completed online through a range of interactive questions. The remainder will need to be handwritten and posted back to Focus Training’s head office. Your video assessment can be submitted either via DVD, USB stick or via e-mail/ file sharing e.g. dropbox.
If you have any special learning needs please do not hesitate to discuss them with our advisors, we will do as much as we can to assist.
To find out more about our Kids Fitness Instructor Course please get in touch with Focus Training today.
With Focus Training, we make high quality training for your career in the fitness industry affordable.
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