The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one – to – one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.
A gym instructor/ personal trainer’s role includes designing and implementing exercise programmes for a range of individual clients by collecting and analysing client information to ensure the effectiveness of personal exercise programmes. A personal trainer should also actively encourage potential clients/ members to join and adhere to regular exercise programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies to achieve this.
Students who have completed the Level 2 Health and Fitness Instructor course need to complete the following modules:
What will you learn?
The course will include 8 lessons of 2 hours duration in class, 5 preparatory sessions relating to the practical component and 100 hours of work experience which are a mandatory part of the course.
Occupational roles The personal trainer should among other tasks be involved in:
Persons interested in attending this course will need to be in possession of the level 2 qualification in health and fitness instructing.
Logistics The course will held at Future Focus, 8 Triq L-Imhazen, Floriana
Courses are held twice yearly. The course comprises 12 sessions of 2 hours duration and 100 hours of training as a personal trainer (practical)
Assessment – theory papers, continous and summative assessment
Euro 980 of which Euro 400 is paid as a non-refundable deposit and the balance on the first lesson.
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