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:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness
Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
|Full cost||Direct debit|
|£150||Initial payment of £15.00, 2 monthly payments of £67.50|