Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise and Physical Activity for Children) (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise and Physical Activity for Children) (RQF)

(QRN – 603/4163/4)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise and Physical Activity for Children) (RQF) is aimed at those learners who work, or want to work, in the Exercise and Fitness sector.

The qualification will enable learners to instruct exercise and physical activity for children, motivating, preparing, and reflecting on health related exercise/physical activity of children.  Learners will also develop an understanding of what information is needed when planning a safe and effective exercise/physical activity for children. 

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise and Physical Activity for Children) (RQF) learners must complete all the mandatory units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

The qualification is open to anyone who is capable of reaching the required standards.

The qualification requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading, and writing) and application of number involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication and numeracy at Levels 3 and 2 respectively.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years of age to undertake the qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory
Anatomy and physiology for exercise H/600/9013 2 41 6
Health safety and welfare in a fitness environment T/600/9016 2 16 2
Principles of exercise, fitness and health A/600/9017 2 28 4
Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity M/600/9015 2 13 2
Planning health related exercise and physical activity for children A/600/9048 2 23 3
Instructing health related exercise and physical activity to children T/600/9050 2 36 6