Build on your knowledge of human fitness!  Could you confidently design and manage a fitness program? Firstly learn how to carry out effective fitness testing techniques for your clients and customers, as without fitness testing you can\'t create safe and beneficial programs!

This course develops skills to manage fitness oriented services as well as covering fitness program management such as fitness testing, exercise programming and prescription.  The course also looks at your leadership skills and helps you develop understanding of the required qualities of leaders in this industry


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Fitness and Wellbeing
  2. Fitness Physiology and Anatomy
  3. Management of Fitness Testing Services
  4. Designing Fitness Tests
  5. Resistance Training
  6. Developing an Exercise Program
  7. Managing an Exercise Program
  8. Leading a Fitness Program
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain symptoms of common problems that may occur during exercise,including: dizziness, hyperventilation, nausea or asthma and describe procedures to follow in response to problems occurring during exercise
  • List physiological characteristics which can be used to indicate a persons health and fitness level.
  • Compare anaerobic with aerobic energy systems.
  • Explain how cardiovascular responses may vary, according to varying intensities of specific type of exercise.
  • Explain the physiology of muscular fatigue related to varying levels of exercise.
  • Explain factors related to hypertrophy/atrophy of muscle tissue, in a specific situation.
  • Differentiate between a fitness assessment undertaken by a fitness leader and a comprehensive assessment of health carried out by a health practitioner.
  • Explain the purpose, including limitations, of fitness testing in a summary.
  • Explain procedures to manage legal liability when conducting fitness tests in your locality.