Level 1 Award in Exercise Studies

Are you looking to complete one of our exercise training courses? This qualification aims to promote your understanding of personal health and well-being as factors in improving exercise performance. It will also help you to develop an understanding of the benefits of exercise and fitness.


Initial deposit: £15

Monthly payments: £67.50

Payment duration: 2 months

*Based on a minimum 10% initial deposit. Payment plan can be customised at checkout.

Unit 1: Understand the principles of exercise and fitness

In this unit you will learn exactly what ‘fitness’ is, how it can be effectively achieved and the importance of a nutritious diet. You 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

In this unit you will learn how to plan a safe exercise session and how to select appropriate clothing and gym equipment for certain exercise activities. You 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 you will understand how to re-evaluate your fitness levels and plan future exercise sessions.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 1 qualification
  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • 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 you are eligible.
  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Personal Trainer – up to £32,000 per annum (possibility of a much higher salary dependent on experience).

    Nutritionist – up to £39,500 per annum.

    Full cost Direct debit
    £150 Initial payment of £15.00, 2 monthly payments of £67.50

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