This course is aimed at young people who have a keen interest in fitness exercise and training and would like to pursue a career in fitness industry. This course will suit you if you wish to gain knowledge, understanding and the skills for working in the fitness industry as a personal trainer.
The course covers all the different aspects for working in the fitness industry and some of the following modules.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A* - C / grade 4 or above (or acceptable alternatives), including English Language.
The course is assessed through a variety of different methods including course work and practical assessments in resistance training, aerobic training and group fitness sessions.
After successfully completing your course you will be able to apply for employment in the fitness industry. There are also further studying opportunities with to gain Level 4 qualifications in Fitness.
The Sheffield College's Hillsborough Campus is an outstanding campus with high quality facilities and equipment. Our excellent sports areas consist of a fully equipped fitness suite with a wide range of resistance machines, aerobic equipment, free weights and equipment for functional training such as TRX, Kettle bells etc. We also have a 4 court sports hall and 3G outdoor pitches.
If successful you will need to make sure you have sports clothing and trainers appropriate for taking part in fitness. You will be required to purchase and wear your very own fitness uniform T-shirt for all your practical assessment lessons and also when attending any trips to meet potential employers.