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FdSc Sport, Health & Fitness

Level 5 • Full-time • Sports & Fitness department

This programme is designed in conjunction with industry experts. It equips you with a range of skills and knowledge to allow you to find employment in a range of jobs within the sport, health and leisure sector, as well as the rapidly growing health and fitness industry. It is delivered through a variety of formal lectures, small group seminars and practical sessions. All lecturing staff are university graduates and many are qualified to postgraduate level as well as being involved in research and professional development in the areas of sports science, exercise referral, health, sports injuries and coaching. A range of additional qualifications to help make you more employable may also be available to study, alongside the programme should you choose to do so. These will incur additional costs, take place during weekends and evenings, and may include: YMCA Level 2 Fitness Instructor, Circuit Training Instructor, Kettlebell Instructor, YMCA Level 3 Personal Trainer, NGB specific qualifications and the RLSS National Pool Lifeguard.

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BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science Level 6

Level 6 • Full-time • Sports & Fitness department

This final year Level 6 programme focuses on the practical application of theoretical constructs in an industry relevant manner, with the vision to enhance both employability and entrepreneurial acumen. It aims to deliver a broader understanding of the scientific underpinnings of health related promotion, sport performance, development and education. This innovative approach will better prepare you for the demands of a continually evolving sport and health related industry in a sustainable manner. You will be assessed working on real-life projects, such as teaching physical education in local primary and secondary schools or developing sport, health and physical activity in the wider community. You may also carry out fitness testing on athletes from local sports clubs.

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Sports Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Sports & Fitness department

If PE is your favourite subject at school and you would love to turn your passion for sport into a full-time career, then our sports diploma will open up a wide range of career options you may not have even thought of. From elite athlete to coach, nutritionist to gym instructor, personal trainer to sports therapist there is something for everyone. We offer two options for you to start your sporting career depending on your GCSE results. Our Level 3 course offers you the choice of university study or employment on successful completion of your course. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to Level 3. Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Whether an elite athlete, sports and fitness enthusiast or potential inspirational coach, we can take your sporting journey to the next level with our range of qualifications and training. We’ve got commercial gyms, sports pitches and fantastic training partnerships including Plymouth Argyle Football Club.

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YMCA Award In Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Level 2 • Part-time • Sports & Fitness department

The aim of this qualification is to provide those learners who already possess a valid fitness instructor qualification with the additional knowledge; understanding and skills required to plan and instruct group circuit training sessions. The content therefore reflects the competencies required to become a safe and effective group circuit training instructor.

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YMCA Award In Instructing Kettlebell Training Sessions

Level 2 • Part-time • Sports & Fitness department

This qualification is aimed at qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers wishing to acquire the additional knowledge and competencies required to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions. The qualification will carry YMCA awards accreditation.

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YMCA Awards Level 2 Exercise to Music (freestyle)

Level 2 • Part-time • Sports & Fitness department

This course is for those individuals who are wishing to gain a vocational qualification as a fitness instructor or those working as fitness instructors who have few or no relevant qualifications.

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Fast Track Gym Instructor YMCA

Level 2 • Part-time • Sports & Fitness department

If you want to work within the fitness industry as a qualified fitness instructor then our Fast Track Gym Instructor programme could be for you. Having completed the Fast Track Gym Instructor, you can then progress on to a variety of qualifications in different aspects of fitness instructing such as circuit training, kettlebells, exercise to music, personal training and exercise referral.

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YMCA Diploma in Exercise Referral

Level 3 • Part-time • Sports & Fitness department

The qualification aims to equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to plan and instruct programmes for exercise referral.

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