This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, prepare, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that will help athletes to achieve their performance goals.
Learners must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (or equivalent), a Level 3 Coaching qualification (or equivalent) or a Level 3 Strength and Conditioning qualification (or equivalent).
Learners may also hold relevant higher or further education qualifications that are equivalent to or higher than those listed above (e.g. physiotherapy, sports therapy).
The learner must complete the two mandatory units:
• Unit 1: Performance analysis of the activity and athlete (K/615/5266).
• Unit 2: Plan, deliver and evaluate periodised performance-related strength and conditioning programmes (M/615/5267).
My name is Paul Cooney, As a coach in the fitness industry for over 16 years I have done it all, from spending hours and hours on the gym floor as a fitness instructor, cleaning machines, teaching classes like spin and body pump to setting up and running my own PT business within the gym that then grew into opening and running my own group training studio with over 100 members.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health,
common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people
to talk about mental health.
The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults is an classroom based qualification with, aiming to develop understanding of exercise design for older adults and the considerations based on health and adapting exercises for their specific needs.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to deal with the performance of other staff, the well-being and safety of customers, as well as the day-to-day operation of a sport and recreation facility.