Courses

The Level 2 Fitness Instructor certificate is the most popular entry level qualification to work in the fitness industry. It gives you all the knowledge and skills to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective gym workouts. It is perfectly suited for people that want to work in the gym environment helping members achieve their health and fitness goals.

This course will include the following units:

  1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise 
  2. Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  3. Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity 
  4. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment 
  5. Planning gym-based exercise
  6. Instructing gym-based exercise

How you will be assessed

  • Coursework portfolio
  • Multiple choice examinations
  • Practical assessment

Delivery

When studying this course you will be required to complete online study and attend a 5 day classroom and gym based workshop.

Course Dates

  • TBC for 2020

Location

Sports Park, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon. EX4 4QN. 

01392 725117

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Accreditations

  • REPS
  • CIMSPA

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. This qualificatin is aimed at individuals aged 16 and over.

Time to Qualify

8-10 Weeks

Enquire

For more information, please contact the Russell Seal Fitness Cnetre reception on 01392 725117 or e-mail russellsealfitnesscentre@exeter.ac.uk

The 3 day First Aid at Work Qualification covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses. This three-day course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills, providing you with the skills to ensure a safe working environment. The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements. 

Course Content

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • How to assess an incident
  • How to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • How to manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • How to conduct a secondary survey
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • How to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

Delivery

The course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

Course Dates

Dates tbc for 2020

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. This qualificatin is aimed at individuals aged 16 and over.

Enquire

For more information, please e-mail exetersport@exeter.ac.uk

The Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded Lifeguard qualification in the UK and is also internationally recognised. The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

Course content

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the NPLQ is in three sections and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.

Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision
Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law
Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures
Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision

Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans
Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue
Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury
Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan

Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid
Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Element 2 – First Aid
Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

Pre requisites...

 

  • Swim 100 metres on your front and back
  • To be able to jump/dive in to a pool
  • To be able to climb out of the pool unaided without a ladder or steps
  • To be able to touch the floor in the deep end of a typical pool
  • To be at least 16 years of age at the time of assessment

 

Benefits...

  • Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • Great way for students to fund studies
  • Varied working hours
  • Working within a team
  • Learn essential life skills, including first aid and CPR

Courses

Dates tbc for 2020

Cost

  • £240 
  • £220 for University of Exeter students

Enquire

For more information, please e-mail exetersport@exeter.ac.uk

Booking

To book please call the Sport Park reception on 01392 724452