Level 1 Award in Exercise Studies

Unlike other exercise and fitness courses, this qualification aims to promote your employees’ understanding of personal health and well-being as factors in improving exercise performance. It will also help them to develop an understanding of the benefits of exercise and fitness.

Unit 1: Understand the principles of exercise and fitness

In this unit, your employees will learn exactly what ‘fitness’ is, how it can be effectively achieved and the importance of a nutritious diet. They will also look at different food groups, what comprises a balanced diet and the effects of exercise on different systems in the body.

Unit 2: Demonstrate an understanding of safety factors relating to exercise

Within this unit, your employees will learn how to plan a safe exercise session and how to select appropriate clothing and gym equipment for certain exercise activities. They will also learn about how to complete risk assessments relating to exercise and how to avoid injury.

Unit 3: Apply the principles of a training programme

This unit will cover how to plan and evaluate a personal fitness profile and training programme. Upon completion, your employees will understand how to re-evaluate their fitness levels and plan future exercise sessions.

Benefits against other exercise and fitness courses:

  • You will see improved staff retention
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 1 qualification
  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit
    £150 Initial payment of £15.00, 2 monthly payments of £67.50

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