Diploma in Health and Fitness
The Health and Fitness Diploma has a range of qualifications that will make you stand out as a fitness professional, you will be fully qualified as a Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer and Health and Wellbeing practitioner
There are no specific entry requirements
There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2
The qualification comprises of 9 mandatory units and a minimum of 12 optional unit:
|Unit 1||Skills for entering employment|
|Unit 2||Skills for employment interviews|
|Unit 3||Employment rights and responsibilities|
|Unit 4||Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness|
|Unit 5||Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors|
|Unit 6||Health and safety in the fitness environment|
|Unit 7||Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change|
|Unit 8||Planning and instructing gym-based exercise|
|Unit 9||Lifestyle management for health and well-being|
|Unit 10||Mental health awareness|
|Unit 11||Mental health first aid|
|Unit 12||Promoting healthy lifestyles and physical activity|
|Unit 13||Working with communities to promote and support active healthy lifestyles|
|Unit 14||Understanding nutrition for healthy eating|
|Unit 15||Smoking awareness and cessation|
|Unit 16||Alcohol awareness|
|Unit 17||Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness|
|Unit 18||The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health|
|Unit 19||Understanding lifestyle, health, well-being and common medical conditions|
|Unit 20||Delivering client consultations and health and fitness assessments|
|Unit 21||Personal training for individuals and groups in a range of environments|
|Unit 22||Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers|
Successful achievement of all 22 units must be accomplished for the full qualification.
For the full qualification guidance syllabus please click here.
What jobs can I do with this qualification?
Physical education and school sport professional e.g.
- Personal Trainer
- Health and Well-being practitioner
- Fitness Instructor
If you have any questions relating to the course or funding options, then please contact our office on Tel: 0121 7131661 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.