Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF)

(QRN – 601/4885/8)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF) aims to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence required to gain a qualification in the workplace that relates to their role as a fitness instructor.

The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF) is a competency based qualification for gym instructors. This qualification is aimed at those instructors who wish to progress their career in the fitness industry by proving their competency at Level 2.

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve all 5 mandatory units (22 credits) and 1 pathway chosen from the options below (minimum 15 credits).

 

 

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, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number at levels 3 and 2 respectively

 

 

Progression Routes

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

  • Level 3 Certificate in Fitness Management
  • Any other Level 3 qualification in the Health and Fitness Industry
  • Level 3 NVQ in Instructing Physical Exercise and Nutrition
  • Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management
  • Level 4 HNC Diploma in Sport
  • Level 4 Certificate In Exercise And Nutritional Interventions For Obesity And Diabetes
  • Level 4 CertificateIn Exercise For The Management Of Low Back Pain
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 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.

Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (RQF)

 

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Anatomy and physiology for exercise H/600/9013 2 41 6
Work with clients to help them to adhere to exercise and physical activity A/601/7361 2 25 4
Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity F/601/7362 2 23 4
Principles of exercise, fitness and health A/600/9017 2 28 4
Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation D/601/4484 2 30 4
Optional Units – 1 of the following pathways must be achieved
Gym-Based exercise
Plan and prepare gm-based exercise J/601/7363

 

2 43 9
Instruct and supervise gym-based exercise L/601/7364 2 43 8
Exercise to Music
Plan and prepare group exercise to music R/601/7365

 

2 33 8
Instruct group exercise to music Y/601/7366

 

2 43 8
Water-based exercise
Plan and prepare water-based exercise D/601/7367

 

2 35 8
Instruct water-based exercise H/601/7368 2 41 8
Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
Plan and prepare health related exercise and physical activity for children K/601/7369

 

2 55 8
Instruct health related exercise and physical activity to children D/601/7370 2 40 7
Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Anatomy and physiology for exercise H/600/9013 2 41 6
Work with clients to help them to adhere to exercise and physical activity A/601/7361 2 25 4
Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity F/601/7362 2 23 4
Principles of exercise, fitness and health A/600/9017 2 28 4
Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation D/601/4484 2 30 4
Optional Units – 1 of the following pathways must be achieved
Gym-Based exercise
Plan and prepare gm-based exercise J/601/7363

 

2 43 9
Instruct and supervise gym-based exercise L/601/7364 2 43 8
Exercise to Music
Plan and prepare group exercise to music R/601/7365

 

2 33 8
Instruct group exercise to music Y/601/7366

 

2 43 8
Water-based exercise
Plan and prepare water-based exercise D/601/7367

 

2 35 8
Instruct water-based exercise H/601/7368 2 41 8
Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
Plan and prepare health related exercise and physical activity for children K/601/7369

 

2 55 8
Instruct health related exercise and physical activity to children D/601/7370 2 40 7

workbook 
A workbook for the mandatory units which has been fully mapped to the learning outcomes. Unit Workbook A unit workbook for the optional qualification units which has been fully mapped to the learning outcomes.

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Manual
Core reading for the qualification, the manual is fully mapped to the learning outcomes.

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