Fitness (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor) Online Diploma Course

Become An Effective Fitness Personal Trainer/Instructor

Fitness (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor) Online Diploma Course

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Study Fitness Online Course and Become an Effective Fitness Personal Trainer/Instructor

The Fitness Online Course is broken into comprehensive modules which will teach you everything you need to know to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. The course is set in manageable modules which you can study at your own pace and in your own time while still having the benefit of a full-time position.

Do you have a passion for a healthy lifestyle, incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine that you now want to share with others? This course will teach you everything you need to know about being an effective fitness instructor/personal trainer and helping your clients achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis.

On completion of the course you will be required to pass a test, which is made up of multiple-choice questions based on the modules you have studied. Once you pass, you will be able to download and print your certificate and start using your new certificate to enjoy a successful career within the fitness industry.

What you will learn with our Fitness Online Course

  • Learn what you will need to begin your career in fitness, from the skills you will need to the role you will be expected to perform on a daily basis.
  • Understand the human anatomy of the bones, their function and how exercise can impact the bones. You will also learn about how bones are affected as part of the ageing process.
  • Learn more about the cardiovascular system from the heart's function to respiratory function and how these are impacted by exercise, along with the benefits.
  • Get an understanding of muscles and how they work and the different muscle types.
  • Understand joints and nervous system, as well as injury prevention.
  • Learn more about obesity and diabetes and how the two are linked. Obesity has become a serious issue in the United Kingdom with more people being diagnosed with diabetes on a daily basis.
  • Get a good understanding of a healthy and well-balanced diet and why this is so important in conjunction with exercise. Learn the five main food groups, types of food and how to set nutritional goals.
  • Learn how to encourage your clients to embrace an active lifestyle and how it can benefit them in the long run.
  • Identify how exercise impacts the body as a whole.
  • Learn how to safely monitor your clients' exercise intensity.
  • Learn how to set fitness plans in place, how to plan, difficulties you may face and standards you must adhere to.
  • Get a good understanding of the importance of stretching, working with disabled customers and outdoor exercise routines.
  • Learn how to work with children, from exercise to diet.
  • Identify if yoga or Pilates may be something you will want to specialize in. Know how to deal with emergencies in the fitness industry.

 Fitness Online Course - Requirements

The Fitness Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Fitness Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Fitness Online Course Outline

Module 1: Beginning a Career in the Fitness Industry

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to start a career in the fitness industry
  • The skills you need to become a fitness instructor
  • The role of a fitness instructor
  • How much you can earn
  • About useful training courses and qualifications

In the field of fitness, numerous disciplines require professionals which is why the demand for fitness instructors continue to grow. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Need for Fitness Trainers
  • How do you start a career in the fitness industry?
  • Do you really want to be a fitness instructor?
  • What work does it involve?
  • Expected income
  • Entry-level requirements

Summary:

In this module, the workplace of a fitness instructor, the skills required for the role, available career options in the industry, and many more was tackled.

Module 2: Anatomy- The Skeleton

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The functions of the skeletal system
  • The types of bones in the human body
  • The effects of exercise on your bones
  • What happens to the bones as we get older?

It is essential to learn about the skeleton as it is one of the foundations of one's trade. It will help in preventing injuries, unnecessary stress on the bones and assist with the healing or preclude bone and related joint conditions or medical terms.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Understanding the skeletal system
  • Bones are formed by ossification.
  • Skeletal support
  • Description of bone types

Summary:

For this module, the anatomy of the human body and the functions of the skeletal was discussed.

Module 3: Anatomy- Cardiovascular System

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the structure and functions of the heart and blood vessels
  • About the upper and lower respiratory systems
  • About the integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The functions of the cardiorespiratory system
  • About the effects of cardiorespiratory fitness

The cardiovascular system supplies the body with needed fuel for all the physical activities to take part in. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is the Cardiorespiratory System?
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Integration of the Cardiovascular and Respiration System
  • Functions of the Cardiorespiratory System
  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • How Muscle Movement is Created?

Summary:

The module talked about what comprised the cardiovascular system, what it deals with, and the benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness. 

Module 4: Anatomy- muscles and somatotypes

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What muscles are and how they work
  • About the types of muscles in our body
  • How to keep muscles healthy and prevent injuries
  • About the shape of the human body

The skeletal system of the body serves as the framework, as muscles are soft tissues that move.

Topics to be discussed include:

  1. Muscles
  2. Types of Muscles
  3. The Muscular System
  4. Somatotypes

Summary:

In this module, the function, types, and importance of muscles were discussed. 

Module 5: Anatomy- The Nervous System

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The main parts of the nervous system
  • The different sections of the brain and how it functions
  • The structure and function of the spinal cord
  • About nerve cells and how they transmit messages around the body
  • About the effects of exercise on the nervous system
  • The nervous system manages a person’s thought, communication, movement, and action.

Topics to be discussed include:

  1. Anatomy – The nervous system
  2. What is nervous system?
  3. Central Nervous System
  4. The Brain
  5. The Spinal Cord
  6. Neurons
  7. Peripheral Nervous System
  8. How Neurons Function
  9. Fitness and Nervous System

Summary:

The module tackled the different parts that comprised the nervous system.

Module 6: Anatomy- The Joints 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

About the classification of joints

  • What synovial joints are and how they work?
  • Where the hinge joints are located and their functions
  • Examples of gliding joints and how they work
  • About the saddle joint and its function

The joints in the body vary in shape and structure, but it controls the range of motion between body parts that they connect. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Classifying joints
  • Different types of synovial joints
  • Hinge Joints
  • Gliding Joint
  • Saddle Joint

Summary:

In this module, the different types of joints and their function were discussed.

Module 7: Obesity and Diabetes

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What obesity is
  • What diabetes is
  • About the link between obesity and diabetes
  • How they are best treated

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are linked together as the increase of its cases are caused by diet, change in lifestyle, and sedentary lifestyle. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The link Between Obesity and Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Relationship between Diabetes and Obesity
  • Treatment for Diabetes and Obesity

Summary:

The module discussed the reason why diabetes and obesity are linked, the effect of obesity to health and its causes, the symptoms and treatment for diabetes. 

Module 8: Diet and Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the types of food our body needs to stay fit and healthy
  • About the 5 main food groups
  • About the vitamins and minerals, the body needs to help it function
  • How to have a balanced diet
  • What being fit means and which exercises can help you to stay fit
  • Diet and Fitness are needed to be considered for a healthy and fit body. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Diet, Nutrition and Health
  • Need for Vitamins and Minerals
  • Balanced Diet
  • Fitness
  1. Litheness
  2. Structure of the Body
  3. Muscular Power
  4. Muscular Endurance
  5. Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Summary:

The module tackled the importance of diet and nutrition to stay fit and healthy, and how to stay fit with physical activity. 

Module 9: Collecting & Analyzing Nutritional Information & Nutritional Goal Setting

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About ways to collect nutritional information from clients to help with their diet and fitness plan
  • About the type of information needed
  • How you will use this data to set goals for the client
  • What you need to do to help the client achieve their goals
  • The collating and collecting of nutritional information of a client is vital since it assists in guiding them to a healthy diet and fitness routine. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is Nutritional Information
  • How is Nutritional Information Collected?
  • Type of Information Collected
  • Uses of Nutritional Information
  • Goal Setting
  • How to Set and Achieve Goals
  • How Does Nutritional Information and Goal Setting Help in Physical Fitness?

Summary:

The module discussed the collection of nutritional information, its types, and how to assist in the client’s goal.

Module 10: Encouraging Clients to Incorporate Activity into their Lifestyle & Understanding of Health Benefits

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the health benefits of exercising
  • How to incorporate activity into your client’s lifestyle
  • What you need to consider when adding physical activity to a client’s life
  • The best way to encourage clients to exercise

The most significant malaise that afflicts the modern world is lack of activity as it had a significant effect on health and wellbeing of people. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Health Benefits of Exercising
  • Incorporating Activity into Lifestyle
  • How to include activity in your client’s lifestyle

Summary:

For this module, exercise has tackled a way of prevention from obesity and some types of cancer.

Module 11: The Effects of Exercise on the Body

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The importance of physical activity
  • The effects on the body during and after exercise
  • The reasons for undertaking physical exercise
  • How to improve your health and prevent illness

Physical exercise is needed for the body to maintain and increase the body’s level of fitness, health condition, and a sense of wellbeing.  

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Muscles
  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Brain
  • Kidneys
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Skin
  • Joints
  • Reproductive organs
  • Colon
  • Blood Vessels
  • Blood Pressure
  • Balance
  • Breasts
  • Immune System
  • Weight Control
  • Eyes
  • Diabetes

Summary:

In this module, the effect, importance, and benefit of exercise was discussed.

Module 12: How to Safely Monitor Exercise Intensity

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What exercise intensity is and how to measure it
  • How best to measure the heart rate?
  • How and when to check the pulse
  • How to spot signs of overexertion

The intensity that one exerts while exercising affect the stamina, endurance, and number of calories to be burned. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How to Measure Exercise Intensity
  • How to Measure the Heart Rate
  • When to Take the Pulse Rate
  • Other Factors That Alter Heart Rate
  • Signs of Overexertion

Summary:

The module discussed the importance of measuring the intensity of a workout and how it can be measured is. 

Module 13: GP and Exercise Referral

  • At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:
  • About the exercise referral program
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the program
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise program
  • The role of an exercise referral instructor
  • The benefits of exercise were ably documented. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Qualifications and Proficiency Required for an Instructor to Have Referred Clients
  • Benefits of GP Exercise Referrals to Your Business
  • Who Can Refer?
  • What Kind of Patients are Referred?
  • Role of the Exercise Referral Instructor
  • Overall Benefits of an Exercise Referral Programme

Summary:

The module talked about an exercise referral program that helps people lead a fitter and healthier life.

Module 14: Preparing Fitness Plans for Clients 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the exercise referral program
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the program
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise program
  • The role of an exercise referral instructor

A Physical Fitness Coach has the responsibility to plan an exercise routine for the clients for each client differs from the other. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Pitfalls faced while Creating a Plan
  • Before Creating an Exercise program
  • While Designing an Exercise Plan
  • Designing an Exercise Plan
  • Sample Workout Routine for Beginner

Summary:

In this module, the creation of exercise plans that are suited for a client was discussed. 

Module 15: Stretching Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

The importance of warming up and stretching before exercising

What happens to your muscles while stretching?

How to stretch without causing injury

How to stretch different parts of the body

Warm-up and stretching of the body is needed to prepare the body for the exercise that is to be set about. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Importance of Warming up
  • What is Happening when you Stretch the Body’s Muscles?
  • Focus on your muscles. How do they Work?
  • Fixator Muscles
  • Over-stretching means tissue damage
  • Let your mind and body relax
  • Stretching your neck
  • Stretch the shoulder
  • Static Stretching

Summary:

The module discussed warm-up as a means of preparation, prevention to injuries, and stretching to improve flexibility. 

Module 16: Fitness Training for Disabled People

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About working with disabled people
  • The benefits of exercise for a disabled person
  • How to design an effective exercise plan
  • Types of exercises for people with a disability
  • About motivating your clients

Fitness instructors come across several varied people that differ in age, sex, ethnicity, and ability. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Routine Exercise and Disabled Individuals
  • Physiological and Psychological Benefits of Exercise
  • Exercise benefits health of the vital systems in the body
  • Points considered when training somebody with a disability
  • Starting an exercise session with a disabled person
  • Some top points for keeping fit and healthy
  • Some top exercise points for a disabled person
  • Exercises for a Wheelchair User: Resistance Training
  • Overcoming any mental or emotional barrier against exercise
  • Cardiovascular exercise while seated in a chair or a wheelchair

Summary:

For this module, it tackled about clients requiring different approaches with their workout plan and exercise.

Module 17: Group Personal Training

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About conducting group exercise sessions
  • The qualities needed to run your own group exercise classes
  • How to become a group fitness instructor
  • An example of a group exercise program
  • The benefits of group exercise classes

Group personal training is also available and accessible as it is more affordable for clients, and it can be just as rewarding for clients with the same interests. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Variety of choice
  • Where to Start
  • Music
  • Obtaining a Music License
  • Communication with your class
  • Other planning tips
  • Choosing a route to your group fitness qualifications
  • Group exercising compared to personal training
  • An example routine of a typical group exercise class
  • Avoiding Repetition
  • Watching clients accomplish new goals is rewarding
  • Why Work Out in a Group?

Summary:

The module discussed the needed qualities that a personal trainer must-have for a group personal training and why it is more effective and enjoyable compared to individual workouts.

Module 18: Gym Exercising- Planning and Instructing

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The role of an exercise instructor
  • What the requirements of the job are
  • How to set exercise goals
  • How to design a training plan
  • The Principles of training

Reviewing the role and responsibilities of a fitness professional enables clarification that a career is built upon a foundation of thorough understanding and familiarity of the basics. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Role of an Exercise Instructor
  • Requirements of a Career in Exercise Instructing
  • Setting Personal Gym Exercise Goals
  • What to Avoid When Instructing
  • The General Exercise Plan
  • Assessment of the Client
  • An athlete’s physical needs that will require development are:
  • Planning performance improvements obeys certain principles
  • The Training Year Plan
  • Detailed Planning
  • Periodization
  • Objectives in Each Phase
  • Goal Setting
  • FITT Principles
  • The F.I.T.T. principle and Weight Loss
  • Extending the reach
  • Circuit Training
  • Planning a Circuit
  • Basic Endurance Circuit
  • 3 things that make a difference

Summary:

For this module, the role of an exercise instructor and what the career requires is tackled. 

Module 19: An In-depth Look at Personal Training

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The role of a Personal Trainer
  • How to prepare personal training plans
  • The basic principles of personal training
  • The best way to demonstrate exercises to your clients
  • The personality traits you need to be successful

There is more involvement between a personal trainer and his/her client compared to a standard fitness instructor. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Definition of a Personal Trainer
  • Difference between Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor
  • Understand how to prepare personal training programs

Stage 1 – gather details about the client

Stage 2 – Identify which areas they need to develop

Stage 3 – identify their fitness level with appropriate tests

Stage 4 – conducting a gap analysis

Stage 5 – Compiling a client program

  • Understand how to instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  • Find a Mentor
  • Practice What YOU Preach
  • The Five Pillars
  • The Six Service Steps
  • Coaching Participation
  • In the competitive world
  • Stay Relevant
  • The Client is All

Summary:

In this module, it talked about the specialized fitness and diet routines that personal trainers create. 

Module 20: Outdoor Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The benefits of working outdoors
  • Some examples of outdoor activities
  • Examples of warm-up activities
  • How to use the outdoors to enhance your workout

A fitness instructor may also work with clients outdoors as some clients prefer sweating it out in the open and breathing in the fresh air. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Benefits of Working Outdoors
  • The Great Outdoor Gym
  • Body Mind Connection
  • Cross Training
  • The Warm Up
  • Using the outdoor features to enhance your workout
  • No Gym. No Problem

Summary:

For this module, the mental and physical benefits of working outdoors were talked about. 

Module 21: Children- Fitness and Diet

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About fitness exercises for children
  • How to encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • The benefits of exercise for children
  • How to design a training plan for children
  • Things to consider while training children

The fitness and exercise for children are different from the adults for reasons such as their motivation, physical capacity, adaptability, and many more. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Critical Right Start
  • Need for Regular Exercise for children
  • The Many Benefits of Exercise
  • What Should Parents Do?
  • Get moving
  • Designing a training program for children
  • What should you consider while training children?
  • Important Points to Note
  • Having a healthy diet
  • Growing bodies
  • Importance of dairy foods
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks

Summary:

The module talked about designing a training plan that is suitable for children.

Module 22: Yoga Instructing 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to become a Yoga Instructor
  • Which training course is right for you
  • About Yoga Teaching Associations
  • About the different types of Yoga

A yoga instructor requires insurance, certification and accredited status to a recognized yoga company. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How long do these routes take?
  • The 4 top yoga teaching associations in the UK
  • Different types of Yoga
  1. Hatha Yoga
  2. Yin Yoga
  3. Restorative yoga
  4. Iyengar Yoga
  5. Ashtanga Yoga
  6. Mysore Yoga
  7. Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  8. Bikram Yoga
  9. Kundalini Yoga

Yoga as more than just exercise...

Summary:

The module tackled different yoga training courses and various benefits that are suitable for each client.

Module 23: Pilates Instructor

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The essential traits of a Pilates Instructor
  • The principles of Pilates
  • The training required to become a Pilates Instructor
  • Types of certification available
  • Some Pilates instructing tips

Pilates is an excellent workout for the core areas of the body as it builds strength and flexibility. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Essential traits for a Pilates Instructor
  • Core Strength
  • Principles of Pilates
  • A Unique System of Exercise
  • Training to Become a Pilates Instructor
  • Choose a mat or comprehensive certification
  • Pilates certification is usually split into two parts
  • Basic Mat Instructor
  • Comprehensive Instructor Certification
  • Your overall fitness career goal
  • Hybrid Pilates. Yoga & Pilates. Pilates with Bands. The great Ball, etc...
  • Pilates Instructing tips

Summary:

The module discussed the principles, certification, and ability levels of Pilates. 

Module 25: Understanding & Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the possible risks in a fitness center
  • What is considered a hazard
  • Risks of machinery and equipment
  • How to assess the risks in a fitness environment
  • How to minimize any risks

Risks are needed to be managed and controlled as the hazards in the fitness environment needs to be regularly reviewed, whether they are existing new or exist as potentials. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is a Hazard?
  • What is a Significant Hazard?
  • What is Serious Harm?
  • Categories of hazards
  • The Locker Room
  • Risks of Machinery and Equipment
  • Managing the Hazards
  • Hazards Assessment
  • Reducing the risks of slips, trips and falls
  • Risk Treatment
  • Conclusion

Summary:

The module tackled about identifying, regularly reviewing, and eliminating the hazard in the fitness environment. 

Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About creating a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults
  • The responsibilities of a fitness instructor
  • The key principles for safeguarding vulnerable people
  • About the planning and supervision of activities
  • The possible signs of abuse

It is essential to consider the planning and supervision of the activities of children and vulnerable adults.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Safeguarding
  • The responsibilities and limitations of a fitness instructor
  • The types of abuse which an instructor may encounter
  • The possible signs of abuse
  • Policies & Procedures for Safeguarding a Fitness Environment
  • Planning & Supervision
  • Moral Duty of Care
  • Child Protection Policies

Summary:

For this module, the responsibilities, and the importance of creating a safe environment when working with children and vulnerable adults were talked about. 

Module 27: Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What you need to know before setting up your own fitness business
  • The advantages of a virtual training business
  • The qualities you need to be a successful personal trainer
  • Some tips for a successful business
  • About dealing with customer enquiries

The career of a personal fitness trainer may appear like a glamorous occupation, but the requirements needed to be one will certainly not suit everybody. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • A personal training business. What is it?
  • Target clientele you envisage working with
  • Marketing
  • Virtual Training. The Growing Fitness Market.
  • A Personal Training business. Who is it suitable for?
  • What type of business should I start?
  • What to do before I start a business?
  • Tips for success
  • Maintaining a client base
  • Dealing with Customer Inquiries
  • How to be a successful trainer

Summary:

The module talked about the importance of deciding specialization as well as establishing one’s presence, connection with people, and effective forms of marketing the business. 

Module 28: Customer Care and Dealing with Enquiries

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the importance of customer service in a fitness facility
  • How to provide good customer service
  • How to manage customer complaints
  • About providing quality assurance to your customers

Customer service is pivotal for member retention and acquisition as the revenue and income are directly connected to the club membership.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Client Success
  • Client Complaints
  • Providing quality assurance to potential customers
  • Providing great customer service to existing members
  • That extra little bit
  • Handling Complaints
  • Top tips

Summary:

For this module, customer service is considered vital in order to succeed. 

Module 29: Finance

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the finance needed to start up your own business
  • About creating a business plan
  • Where to find the funding for your business
  • About the Government schemes available
  • About investing in a fitness franchise

The cheapest option requiring much less finance is being a freelance or self-employed individual. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Fitness is a Solid Growth Industry
  • Type of Fitness Centre
  • Looking to Finance a Business
  • Where to look for Finance
  • Which Schemes do you Qualify for?
  • Points to Consider When Seeking Finance
  • Keep Your Initial Financial Outlay to a Minimum
  • A Fitness Franchise

Summary:

The module discussed fitness providing new opportunities for a new business, as well as the business plan being vital when searching for funding. 

Module 30: Insurance and Tax

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the tax deductions you can make as a fitness instructor
  • About the types of insurance you will need
  • About the taxes you will need to pay
  • Which bookkeeping software you can use to keep track of your financial obligations

The law requires businesses to have insurance, pay taxes, keep records and have a person taking care of the accounts in a proper manner. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Deductions Available to Fitness Trainers
  • What is not deductible?
  • Types of Insurance Required for Fitness professionals and Business Owners
  • Points to keep in mind regarding insurance
  • Self-Employment or other Business Taxes
  • VAT: Value Added Tax Payments
  • Book Keeping and Software

Summary:

The module tackled about business expenses, when it is needed to register for VAT, and the taxes that are needed to be paid as a self-employed fitness worker. 

Module 31: Marketing Yourself as a Personal Trainer

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • Key marketing strategies for your business
  • The different ways to advertise your business
  • About using social media
  • The things to avoid when marketing

Marketing yourself is the number one tool to generate clients and income. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What to do
  • Learn to go the extra mile
  • Is there anything you should avoid?

Summary:

For this module, business networking was discussed as essential that creates business opportunities and can lead to more clients. 

Module 32: Health and Safety

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to ensure the health and safety of everyone at a fitness center
  • How to minimize health and safety risks
  • About the health and safety hazards at a fitness center
  • About how to plan for emergencies

One of the responsibilities of a fitness instructor is ensuring the health and safety of clients and the employees in the fitness center. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Responsibilities regarding Health and Safety at a Fitness Centre
  • How to Minimize Health and Safety Risks at a Fitness Centre
  • Staff Qualification and Training
  • Client Support and Supervision
  • Equipment Maintenance and Safety
  • Improper Use of Machinery and Overexertion by Clients
  • First Aid and Medical Assistance
  • Health and Safety Hazards and their Mitigation
  • Risk Management Team
  • Emergency Planning

Summary:

The module discussed the responsibilities of the fitness center, and its employees to the health of the clients. It also explained the precautions that are needed to be taken for a safe and healthy environment. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1 : Beginning a career in the fitness industry

  • How to start a career in the fitness industry
  • The skills you need to become a fitness instructor
  • The role of a fitness instructor
  • How much you can earn

Module 2 : Anatomy – the skeleton

  • The functions of the skeletal system
  • The types of bones in the human body
  • The effects of exercise on your bones
  • What happens to the bones as we get older

Module 3 : Anatomy – cardiovascular system

  • About the structure and functions of the heart and blood vessels
  • About the upper and lower respiratory systems
  • About the integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The functions of the cardiorespiratory system

Module 4 : Anatomy – muscles and somatotypes

  • What muscles are and how they work
  • About the types of muscles in our body
  • How to keep muscles healthy and prevent injuries
  • About the shape of the human body

Module 5 : Anatomy – The nervous system

  • The main parts of the nervous system
  • The different sections of the brain and how it functions
  • The structure and function of the spinal cord
  • About nerve cells and how they transmit messages around the body

Module 6 : Anatomy of the joints

  • About the classification of joints
  • What synovial joints are and how they work
  • Where the hinge joints are located and their functions
  • Examples of gliding joints and how they work

Module 7 : Obesity & Diabetes

  • What obesity is
  • What diabetes is
  • About the link between obesity and diabetes
  • How they are best treated

Module 8 : Diet and fitness

  • About the types of food our body needs to stay fit and healthy
  • About the 5 main food groups
  • About the vitamins and minerals the body needs to help it function
  • How to have a balanced diet

Module 9 : Collecting & analysing nutritional information & nutritional goal setting

  • About ways to collect nutritional information from clients to help with their diet and fitness plan
  • About the type of information needed
  • How you will use this data to set goals for the client
  • What you need to do to help the client achieve their goals

Module 10 : Encouraging clients to incorporate activity into their lifestyle & understanding of health benefits

  • About the health benefits of exercising
  • How to incorporate activity into your client’s lifestyle
  • What you need to consider when adding physical activity to a client’s life
  • The best way to encourage clients to exercise

Module 11 : The effects of exercise on the body

  • The importance of physical activity
  • The effects on the body during and after exercise
  • The reasons for undertaking physical exercise
  • How to improve your health and prevent illness

Module 12 : How to safely monitor exercise intensity

  • What exercise intensity is and how to measure it
  • How best to measure the heart rate
  • How and when to check the pulse
  • How to spot signs of overexertion

Module 13 : GP and exercise referral

  • About the exercise referral programme
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the programme
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise programme

Module 14 : Preparing fitness plans for clients

  • How to prepare a fitness plan
  • About adapting exercise plans for the client's needs
  • The difficulties with creating a plan
  • The standards you should follow as a trainer

Module 15: Stretching Fitness

  • The importance of warming up and stretching before exercising
  • What happens to your muscles while stretching
  • How to stretch without causing injury
  • How to stretch different parts of the body

Module 16: Fitness training for disabled people

  • About working with disabled people
  • The benefits of exercise for a disabled person
  • How to design an effective exercise plan
  • Types of exercises for people with a disability

Module 17: Group personal training

  • About conducting group exercise sessions
  • The qualities needed to run your own group exercise classes
  • How to become a group fitness instructor
  • An example of a group exercise programme

Module 18: Gym exercising – Planning and Instructing

  • The role of an exercise instructor
  • What the requirements of the job are
  • How to set exercise goals
  • How to design a training plan

Module 19: An in depth look at personal training

  • The role of a Personal Trainer
  • How to prepare personal training plans
  • The basic principles of personal training
  • The best way to demonstrate exercises to your clients

Module 20: Outdoor fitness

  • The benefits of working outdoors
  • Some examples of outdoor activities
  • Examples of warm-up activities
  • How to use the outdoors to enhance your workout

Module 21: Children – Fitness and Diet

  • About fitness exercises for children
  • About nutrition for children
  • The benefits of exercise for children
  • How to design a training plan for children

Module 22: Yoga Instructing

  • How to become a Yoga Instructor
  • Which training course is right for you
  • About Yoga Teaching Associations
  • About the different types of Yoga

Module 23: Pilates Instructor

  • The essential traits of a Pilates Instructor
  • The principles of Pilates
  • The training required to become a Pilates Instructor
  • Types of certification available

Module 24: Understanding emergency procedures in a fitness environment

  • The importance of emergency procedures
  • The responsibility of a fitness centre
  • The equipment needed in an emergency
  • What to do in an emergency

Module 25: Understanding & Controlling risks in a fitness environment

  • About the possible risks in a fitness centre
  • What is considered a hazard
  • Risks of machinery and equipment
  • How to assess the risks in a fitness environment

Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • About creating a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults
  • The responsibilities of a fitness instructor
  • The key principles for safeguarding vulnerable people
  • About the planning and supervision of activities

Module 27: Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business

  • What you need to know before setting up your own fitness business
  • The advantages of a virtual training business
  • The qualities you need to be a successful personal trainer
  • Some tips for a successful business

Module 28: Customer care. Dealing with enquiries

  • About the importance of customer service in a fitness facility
  • How to provide good customer service
  • How to manage customer complaints
  • About providing quality assurance to your customers

Module 29: Finance

  • About the finance needed to start up your own business
  • About creating a business plan
  • Where to find the funding for your business
  • About the Government schemes available

Module 30: Insurance and Tax

  • About the tax deductions you can make as a fitness instructor
  • About the types of insurance you will need
  • About the taxes you will need to pay
  • Which bookkeeping software you can use to keep track of your financial obligations

Module 31: Marketing yourself as a personal trainer

  • Key marketing strategies for your business
  • The different ways to advertise your business
  • About using social media
  • Things to avoid when marketing

Module 32: Health and Safety

  • How to ensure the health and safety of everyone at a fitness centre
  • How to minimise health and safety risks
  • About the health and safety hazards at a fitness centre
  • About how to plan for emergencies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Study Fitness Online Course and Become an Effective Fitness Personal Trainer/Instructor

The Fitness Online Course is broken into comprehensive modules which will teach you everything you need to know to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. The course is set in manageable modules which you can study at your own pace and in your own time while still having the benefit of a full-time position.

Do you have a passion for a healthy lifestyle, incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine that you now want to share with others? This course will teach you everything you need to know about being an effective fitness instructor/personal trainer and helping your clients achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis.

On completion of the course you will be required to pass a test, which is made up of multiple-choice questions based on the modules you have studied. Once you pass, you will be able to download and print your certificate and start using your new certificate to enjoy a successful career within the fitness industry.

What you will learn with our Fitness Online Course

  • Learn what you will need to begin your career in fitness, from the skills you will need to the role you will be expected to perform on a daily basis.
  • Understand the human anatomy of the bones, their function and how exercise can impact the bones. You will also learn about how bones are affected as part of the ageing process.
  • Learn more about the cardiovascular system from the heart's function to respiratory function and how these are impacted by exercise, along with the benefits.
  • Get an understanding of muscles and how they work and the different muscle types.
  • Understand joints and nervous system, as well as injury prevention.
  • Learn more about obesity and diabetes and how the two are linked. Obesity has become a serious issue in the United Kingdom with more people being diagnosed with diabetes on a daily basis.
  • Get a good understanding of a healthy and well-balanced diet and why this is so important in conjunction with exercise. Learn the five main food groups, types of food and how to set nutritional goals.
  • Learn how to encourage your clients to embrace an active lifestyle and how it can benefit them in the long run.
  • Identify how exercise impacts the body as a whole.
  • Learn how to safely monitor your clients' exercise intensity.
  • Learn how to set fitness plans in place, how to plan, difficulties you may face and standards you must adhere to.
  • Get a good understanding of the importance of stretching, working with disabled customers and outdoor exercise routines.
  • Learn how to work with children, from exercise to diet.
  • Identify if yoga or Pilates may be something you will want to specialize in. Know how to deal with emergencies in the fitness industry.

 Fitness Online Course - Requirements

The Fitness Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Fitness Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Fitness Online Course Outline

Module 1: Beginning a Career in the Fitness Industry

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to start a career in the fitness industry
  • The skills you need to become a fitness instructor
  • The role of a fitness instructor
  • How much you can earn
  • About useful training courses and qualifications

In the field of fitness, numerous disciplines require professionals which is why the demand for fitness instructors continue to grow. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Need for Fitness Trainers
  • How do you start a career in the fitness industry?
  • Do you really want to be a fitness instructor?
  • What work does it involve?
  • Expected income
  • Entry-level requirements

Summary:

In this module, the workplace of a fitness instructor, the skills required for the role, available career options in the industry, and many more was tackled.

Module 2: Anatomy- The Skeleton

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The functions of the skeletal system
  • The types of bones in the human body
  • The effects of exercise on your bones
  • What happens to the bones as we get older?

It is essential to learn about the skeleton as it is one of the foundations of one's trade. It will help in preventing injuries, unnecessary stress on the bones and assist with the healing or preclude bone and related joint conditions or medical terms.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Understanding the skeletal system
  • Bones are formed by ossification.
  • Skeletal support
  • Description of bone types

Summary:

For this module, the anatomy of the human body and the functions of the skeletal was discussed.

Module 3: Anatomy- Cardiovascular System

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the structure and functions of the heart and blood vessels
  • About the upper and lower respiratory systems
  • About the integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The functions of the cardiorespiratory system
  • About the effects of cardiorespiratory fitness

The cardiovascular system supplies the body with needed fuel for all the physical activities to take part in. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is the Cardiorespiratory System?
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Integration of the Cardiovascular and Respiration System
  • Functions of the Cardiorespiratory System
  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • How Muscle Movement is Created?

Summary:

The module talked about what comprised the cardiovascular system, what it deals with, and the benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness. 

Module 4: Anatomy- muscles and somatotypes

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What muscles are and how they work
  • About the types of muscles in our body
  • How to keep muscles healthy and prevent injuries
  • About the shape of the human body

The skeletal system of the body serves as the framework, as muscles are soft tissues that move.

Topics to be discussed include:

  1. Muscles
  2. Types of Muscles
  3. The Muscular System
  4. Somatotypes

Summary:

In this module, the function, types, and importance of muscles were discussed. 

Module 5: Anatomy- The Nervous System

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The main parts of the nervous system
  • The different sections of the brain and how it functions
  • The structure and function of the spinal cord
  • About nerve cells and how they transmit messages around the body
  • About the effects of exercise on the nervous system
  • The nervous system manages a person’s thought, communication, movement, and action.

Topics to be discussed include:

  1. Anatomy – The nervous system
  2. What is nervous system?
  3. Central Nervous System
  4. The Brain
  5. The Spinal Cord
  6. Neurons
  7. Peripheral Nervous System
  8. How Neurons Function
  9. Fitness and Nervous System

Summary:

The module tackled the different parts that comprised the nervous system.

Module 6: Anatomy- The Joints 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

About the classification of joints

  • What synovial joints are and how they work?
  • Where the hinge joints are located and their functions
  • Examples of gliding joints and how they work
  • About the saddle joint and its function

The joints in the body vary in shape and structure, but it controls the range of motion between body parts that they connect. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Classifying joints
  • Different types of synovial joints
  • Hinge Joints
  • Gliding Joint
  • Saddle Joint

Summary:

In this module, the different types of joints and their function were discussed.

Module 7: Obesity and Diabetes

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What obesity is
  • What diabetes is
  • About the link between obesity and diabetes
  • How they are best treated

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are linked together as the increase of its cases are caused by diet, change in lifestyle, and sedentary lifestyle. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The link Between Obesity and Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Relationship between Diabetes and Obesity
  • Treatment for Diabetes and Obesity

Summary:

The module discussed the reason why diabetes and obesity are linked, the effect of obesity to health and its causes, the symptoms and treatment for diabetes. 

Module 8: Diet and Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the types of food our body needs to stay fit and healthy
  • About the 5 main food groups
  • About the vitamins and minerals, the body needs to help it function
  • How to have a balanced diet
  • What being fit means and which exercises can help you to stay fit
  • Diet and Fitness are needed to be considered for a healthy and fit body. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Diet, Nutrition and Health
  • Need for Vitamins and Minerals
  • Balanced Diet
  • Fitness
  1. Litheness
  2. Structure of the Body
  3. Muscular Power
  4. Muscular Endurance
  5. Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Summary:

The module tackled the importance of diet and nutrition to stay fit and healthy, and how to stay fit with physical activity. 

Module 9: Collecting & Analyzing Nutritional Information & Nutritional Goal Setting

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About ways to collect nutritional information from clients to help with their diet and fitness plan
  • About the type of information needed
  • How you will use this data to set goals for the client
  • What you need to do to help the client achieve their goals
  • The collating and collecting of nutritional information of a client is vital since it assists in guiding them to a healthy diet and fitness routine. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is Nutritional Information
  • How is Nutritional Information Collected?
  • Type of Information Collected
  • Uses of Nutritional Information
  • Goal Setting
  • How to Set and Achieve Goals
  • How Does Nutritional Information and Goal Setting Help in Physical Fitness?

Summary:

The module discussed the collection of nutritional information, its types, and how to assist in the client’s goal.

Module 10: Encouraging Clients to Incorporate Activity into their Lifestyle & Understanding of Health Benefits

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the health benefits of exercising
  • How to incorporate activity into your client’s lifestyle
  • What you need to consider when adding physical activity to a client’s life
  • The best way to encourage clients to exercise

The most significant malaise that afflicts the modern world is lack of activity as it had a significant effect on health and wellbeing of people. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Health Benefits of Exercising
  • Incorporating Activity into Lifestyle
  • How to include activity in your client’s lifestyle

Summary:

For this module, exercise has tackled a way of prevention from obesity and some types of cancer.

Module 11: The Effects of Exercise on the Body

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The importance of physical activity
  • The effects on the body during and after exercise
  • The reasons for undertaking physical exercise
  • How to improve your health and prevent illness

Physical exercise is needed for the body to maintain and increase the body’s level of fitness, health condition, and a sense of wellbeing.  

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Muscles
  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Brain
  • Kidneys
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Skin
  • Joints
  • Reproductive organs
  • Colon
  • Blood Vessels
  • Blood Pressure
  • Balance
  • Breasts
  • Immune System
  • Weight Control
  • Eyes
  • Diabetes

Summary:

In this module, the effect, importance, and benefit of exercise was discussed.

Module 12: How to Safely Monitor Exercise Intensity

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What exercise intensity is and how to measure it
  • How best to measure the heart rate?
  • How and when to check the pulse
  • How to spot signs of overexertion

The intensity that one exerts while exercising affect the stamina, endurance, and number of calories to be burned. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How to Measure Exercise Intensity
  • How to Measure the Heart Rate
  • When to Take the Pulse Rate
  • Other Factors That Alter Heart Rate
  • Signs of Overexertion

Summary:

The module discussed the importance of measuring the intensity of a workout and how it can be measured is. 

Module 13: GP and Exercise Referral

  • At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:
  • About the exercise referral program
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the program
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise program
  • The role of an exercise referral instructor
  • The benefits of exercise were ably documented. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Qualifications and Proficiency Required for an Instructor to Have Referred Clients
  • Benefits of GP Exercise Referrals to Your Business
  • Who Can Refer?
  • What Kind of Patients are Referred?
  • Role of the Exercise Referral Instructor
  • Overall Benefits of an Exercise Referral Programme

Summary:

The module talked about an exercise referral program that helps people lead a fitter and healthier life.

Module 14: Preparing Fitness Plans for Clients 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the exercise referral program
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the program
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise program
  • The role of an exercise referral instructor

A Physical Fitness Coach has the responsibility to plan an exercise routine for the clients for each client differs from the other. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Pitfalls faced while Creating a Plan
  • Before Creating an Exercise program
  • While Designing an Exercise Plan
  • Designing an Exercise Plan
  • Sample Workout Routine for Beginner

Summary:

In this module, the creation of exercise plans that are suited for a client was discussed. 

Module 15: Stretching Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

The importance of warming up and stretching before exercising

What happens to your muscles while stretching?

How to stretch without causing injury

How to stretch different parts of the body

Warm-up and stretching of the body is needed to prepare the body for the exercise that is to be set about. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Importance of Warming up
  • What is Happening when you Stretch the Body’s Muscles?
  • Focus on your muscles. How do they Work?
  • Fixator Muscles
  • Over-stretching means tissue damage
  • Let your mind and body relax
  • Stretching your neck
  • Stretch the shoulder
  • Static Stretching

Summary:

The module discussed warm-up as a means of preparation, prevention to injuries, and stretching to improve flexibility. 

Module 16: Fitness Training for Disabled People

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About working with disabled people
  • The benefits of exercise for a disabled person
  • How to design an effective exercise plan
  • Types of exercises for people with a disability
  • About motivating your clients

Fitness instructors come across several varied people that differ in age, sex, ethnicity, and ability. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Routine Exercise and Disabled Individuals
  • Physiological and Psychological Benefits of Exercise
  • Exercise benefits health of the vital systems in the body
  • Points considered when training somebody with a disability
  • Starting an exercise session with a disabled person
  • Some top points for keeping fit and healthy
  • Some top exercise points for a disabled person
  • Exercises for a Wheelchair User: Resistance Training
  • Overcoming any mental or emotional barrier against exercise
  • Cardiovascular exercise while seated in a chair or a wheelchair

Summary:

For this module, it tackled about clients requiring different approaches with their workout plan and exercise.

Module 17: Group Personal Training

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About conducting group exercise sessions
  • The qualities needed to run your own group exercise classes
  • How to become a group fitness instructor
  • An example of a group exercise program
  • The benefits of group exercise classes

Group personal training is also available and accessible as it is more affordable for clients, and it can be just as rewarding for clients with the same interests. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Variety of choice
  • Where to Start
  • Music
  • Obtaining a Music License
  • Communication with your class
  • Other planning tips
  • Choosing a route to your group fitness qualifications
  • Group exercising compared to personal training
  • An example routine of a typical group exercise class
  • Avoiding Repetition
  • Watching clients accomplish new goals is rewarding
  • Why Work Out in a Group?

Summary:

The module discussed the needed qualities that a personal trainer must-have for a group personal training and why it is more effective and enjoyable compared to individual workouts.

Module 18: Gym Exercising- Planning and Instructing

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The role of an exercise instructor
  • What the requirements of the job are
  • How to set exercise goals
  • How to design a training plan
  • The Principles of training

Reviewing the role and responsibilities of a fitness professional enables clarification that a career is built upon a foundation of thorough understanding and familiarity of the basics. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Role of an Exercise Instructor
  • Requirements of a Career in Exercise Instructing
  • Setting Personal Gym Exercise Goals
  • What to Avoid When Instructing
  • The General Exercise Plan
  • Assessment of the Client
  • An athlete’s physical needs that will require development are:
  • Planning performance improvements obeys certain principles
  • The Training Year Plan
  • Detailed Planning
  • Periodization
  • Objectives in Each Phase
  • Goal Setting
  • FITT Principles
  • The F.I.T.T. principle and Weight Loss
  • Extending the reach
  • Circuit Training
  • Planning a Circuit
  • Basic Endurance Circuit
  • 3 things that make a difference

Summary:

For this module, the role of an exercise instructor and what the career requires is tackled. 

Module 19: An In-depth Look at Personal Training

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The role of a Personal Trainer
  • How to prepare personal training plans
  • The basic principles of personal training
  • The best way to demonstrate exercises to your clients
  • The personality traits you need to be successful

There is more involvement between a personal trainer and his/her client compared to a standard fitness instructor. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Definition of a Personal Trainer
  • Difference between Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor
  • Understand how to prepare personal training programs

Stage 1 – gather details about the client

Stage 2 – Identify which areas they need to develop

Stage 3 – identify their fitness level with appropriate tests

Stage 4 – conducting a gap analysis

Stage 5 – Compiling a client program

  • Understand how to instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  • Find a Mentor
  • Practice What YOU Preach
  • The Five Pillars
  • The Six Service Steps
  • Coaching Participation
  • In the competitive world
  • Stay Relevant
  • The Client is All

Summary:

In this module, it talked about the specialized fitness and diet routines that personal trainers create. 

Module 20: Outdoor Fitness

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The benefits of working outdoors
  • Some examples of outdoor activities
  • Examples of warm-up activities
  • How to use the outdoors to enhance your workout

A fitness instructor may also work with clients outdoors as some clients prefer sweating it out in the open and breathing in the fresh air. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Benefits of Working Outdoors
  • The Great Outdoor Gym
  • Body Mind Connection
  • Cross Training
  • The Warm Up
  • Using the outdoor features to enhance your workout
  • No Gym. No Problem

Summary:

For this module, the mental and physical benefits of working outdoors were talked about. 

Module 21: Children- Fitness and Diet

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About fitness exercises for children
  • How to encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • The benefits of exercise for children
  • How to design a training plan for children
  • Things to consider while training children

The fitness and exercise for children are different from the adults for reasons such as their motivation, physical capacity, adaptability, and many more. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Critical Right Start
  • Need for Regular Exercise for children
  • The Many Benefits of Exercise
  • What Should Parents Do?
  • Get moving
  • Designing a training program for children
  • What should you consider while training children?
  • Important Points to Note
  • Having a healthy diet
  • Growing bodies
  • Importance of dairy foods
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks

Summary:

The module talked about designing a training plan that is suitable for children.

Module 22: Yoga Instructing 

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to become a Yoga Instructor
  • Which training course is right for you
  • About Yoga Teaching Associations
  • About the different types of Yoga

A yoga instructor requires insurance, certification and accredited status to a recognized yoga company. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How long do these routes take?
  • The 4 top yoga teaching associations in the UK
  • Different types of Yoga
  1. Hatha Yoga
  2. Yin Yoga
  3. Restorative yoga
  4. Iyengar Yoga
  5. Ashtanga Yoga
  6. Mysore Yoga
  7. Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  8. Bikram Yoga
  9. Kundalini Yoga

Yoga as more than just exercise...

Summary:

The module tackled different yoga training courses and various benefits that are suitable for each client.

Module 23: Pilates Instructor

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • The essential traits of a Pilates Instructor
  • The principles of Pilates
  • The training required to become a Pilates Instructor
  • Types of certification available
  • Some Pilates instructing tips

Pilates is an excellent workout for the core areas of the body as it builds strength and flexibility. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Essential traits for a Pilates Instructor
  • Core Strength
  • Principles of Pilates
  • A Unique System of Exercise
  • Training to Become a Pilates Instructor
  • Choose a mat or comprehensive certification
  • Pilates certification is usually split into two parts
  • Basic Mat Instructor
  • Comprehensive Instructor Certification
  • Your overall fitness career goal
  • Hybrid Pilates. Yoga & Pilates. Pilates with Bands. The great Ball, etc...
  • Pilates Instructing tips

Summary:

The module discussed the principles, certification, and ability levels of Pilates. 

Module 25: Understanding & Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the possible risks in a fitness center
  • What is considered a hazard
  • Risks of machinery and equipment
  • How to assess the risks in a fitness environment
  • How to minimize any risks

Risks are needed to be managed and controlled as the hazards in the fitness environment needs to be regularly reviewed, whether they are existing new or exist as potentials. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is a Hazard?
  • What is a Significant Hazard?
  • What is Serious Harm?
  • Categories of hazards
  • The Locker Room
  • Risks of Machinery and Equipment
  • Managing the Hazards
  • Hazards Assessment
  • Reducing the risks of slips, trips and falls
  • Risk Treatment
  • Conclusion

Summary:

The module tackled about identifying, regularly reviewing, and eliminating the hazard in the fitness environment. 

Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About creating a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults
  • The responsibilities of a fitness instructor
  • The key principles for safeguarding vulnerable people
  • About the planning and supervision of activities
  • The possible signs of abuse

It is essential to consider the planning and supervision of the activities of children and vulnerable adults.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Safeguarding
  • The responsibilities and limitations of a fitness instructor
  • The types of abuse which an instructor may encounter
  • The possible signs of abuse
  • Policies & Procedures for Safeguarding a Fitness Environment
  • Planning & Supervision
  • Moral Duty of Care
  • Child Protection Policies

Summary:

For this module, the responsibilities, and the importance of creating a safe environment when working with children and vulnerable adults were talked about. 

Module 27: Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • What you need to know before setting up your own fitness business
  • The advantages of a virtual training business
  • The qualities you need to be a successful personal trainer
  • Some tips for a successful business
  • About dealing with customer enquiries

The career of a personal fitness trainer may appear like a glamorous occupation, but the requirements needed to be one will certainly not suit everybody. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • A personal training business. What is it?
  • Target clientele you envisage working with
  • Marketing
  • Virtual Training. The Growing Fitness Market.
  • A Personal Training business. Who is it suitable for?
  • What type of business should I start?
  • What to do before I start a business?
  • Tips for success
  • Maintaining a client base
  • Dealing with Customer Inquiries
  • How to be a successful trainer

Summary:

The module talked about the importance of deciding specialization as well as establishing one’s presence, connection with people, and effective forms of marketing the business. 

Module 28: Customer Care and Dealing with Enquiries

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the importance of customer service in a fitness facility
  • How to provide good customer service
  • How to manage customer complaints
  • About providing quality assurance to your customers

Customer service is pivotal for member retention and acquisition as the revenue and income are directly connected to the club membership.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Client Success
  • Client Complaints
  • Providing quality assurance to potential customers
  • Providing great customer service to existing members
  • That extra little bit
  • Handling Complaints
  • Top tips

Summary:

For this module, customer service is considered vital in order to succeed. 

Module 29: Finance

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the finance needed to start up your own business
  • About creating a business plan
  • Where to find the funding for your business
  • About the Government schemes available
  • About investing in a fitness franchise

The cheapest option requiring much less finance is being a freelance or self-employed individual. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Fitness is a Solid Growth Industry
  • Type of Fitness Centre
  • Looking to Finance a Business
  • Where to look for Finance
  • Which Schemes do you Qualify for?
  • Points to Consider When Seeking Finance
  • Keep Your Initial Financial Outlay to a Minimum
  • A Fitness Franchise

Summary:

The module discussed fitness providing new opportunities for a new business, as well as the business plan being vital when searching for funding. 

Module 30: Insurance and Tax

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • About the tax deductions you can make as a fitness instructor
  • About the types of insurance you will need
  • About the taxes you will need to pay
  • Which bookkeeping software you can use to keep track of your financial obligations

The law requires businesses to have insurance, pay taxes, keep records and have a person taking care of the accounts in a proper manner. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Deductions Available to Fitness Trainers
  • What is not deductible?
  • Types of Insurance Required for Fitness professionals and Business Owners
  • Points to keep in mind regarding insurance
  • Self-Employment or other Business Taxes
  • VAT: Value Added Tax Payments
  • Book Keeping and Software

Summary:

The module tackled about business expenses, when it is needed to register for VAT, and the taxes that are needed to be paid as a self-employed fitness worker. 

Module 31: Marketing Yourself as a Personal Trainer

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • Key marketing strategies for your business
  • The different ways to advertise your business
  • About using social media
  • The things to avoid when marketing

Marketing yourself is the number one tool to generate clients and income. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What to do
  • Learn to go the extra mile
  • Is there anything you should avoid?

Summary:

For this module, business networking was discussed as essential that creates business opportunities and can lead to more clients. 

Module 32: Health and Safety

At the end of the module, you’ll be able to learn:

  • How to ensure the health and safety of everyone at a fitness center
  • How to minimize health and safety risks
  • About the health and safety hazards at a fitness center
  • About how to plan for emergencies

One of the responsibilities of a fitness instructor is ensuring the health and safety of clients and the employees in the fitness center. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Responsibilities regarding Health and Safety at a Fitness Centre
  • How to Minimize Health and Safety Risks at a Fitness Centre
  • Staff Qualification and Training
  • Client Support and Supervision
  • Equipment Maintenance and Safety
  • Improper Use of Machinery and Overexertion by Clients
  • First Aid and Medical Assistance
  • Health and Safety Hazards and their Mitigation
  • Risk Management Team
  • Emergency Planning

Summary:

The module discussed the responsibilities of the fitness center, and its employees to the health of the clients. It also explained the precautions that are needed to be taken for a safe and healthy environment. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1 : Beginning a career in the fitness industry

  • How to start a career in the fitness industry
  • The skills you need to become a fitness instructor
  • The role of a fitness instructor
  • How much you can earn

Module 2 : Anatomy – the skeleton

  • The functions of the skeletal system
  • The types of bones in the human body
  • The effects of exercise on your bones
  • What happens to the bones as we get older

Module 3 : Anatomy – cardiovascular system

  • About the structure and functions of the heart and blood vessels
  • About the upper and lower respiratory systems
  • About the integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The functions of the cardiorespiratory system

Module 4 : Anatomy – muscles and somatotypes

  • What muscles are and how they work
  • About the types of muscles in our body
  • How to keep muscles healthy and prevent injuries
  • About the shape of the human body

Module 5 : Anatomy – The nervous system

  • The main parts of the nervous system
  • The different sections of the brain and how it functions
  • The structure and function of the spinal cord
  • About nerve cells and how they transmit messages around the body

Module 6 : Anatomy of the joints

  • About the classification of joints
  • What synovial joints are and how they work
  • Where the hinge joints are located and their functions
  • Examples of gliding joints and how they work

Module 7 : Obesity & Diabetes

  • What obesity is
  • What diabetes is
  • About the link between obesity and diabetes
  • How they are best treated

Module 8 : Diet and fitness

  • About the types of food our body needs to stay fit and healthy
  • About the 5 main food groups
  • About the vitamins and minerals the body needs to help it function
  • How to have a balanced diet

Module 9 : Collecting & analysing nutritional information & nutritional goal setting

  • About ways to collect nutritional information from clients to help with their diet and fitness plan
  • About the type of information needed
  • How you will use this data to set goals for the client
  • What you need to do to help the client achieve their goals

Module 10 : Encouraging clients to incorporate activity into their lifestyle & understanding of health benefits

  • About the health benefits of exercising
  • How to incorporate activity into your client’s lifestyle
  • What you need to consider when adding physical activity to a client’s life
  • The best way to encourage clients to exercise

Module 11 : The effects of exercise on the body

  • The importance of physical activity
  • The effects on the body during and after exercise
  • The reasons for undertaking physical exercise
  • How to improve your health and prevent illness

Module 12 : How to safely monitor exercise intensity

  • What exercise intensity is and how to measure it
  • How best to measure the heart rate
  • How and when to check the pulse
  • How to spot signs of overexertion

Module 13 : GP and exercise referral

  • About the exercise referral programme
  • About the qualifications needed to be involved with the programme
  • The benefits of exercise referral to your business
  • About the patients who may be referred to the exercise programme

Module 14 : Preparing fitness plans for clients

  • How to prepare a fitness plan
  • About adapting exercise plans for the client's needs
  • The difficulties with creating a plan
  • The standards you should follow as a trainer

Module 15: Stretching Fitness

  • The importance of warming up and stretching before exercising
  • What happens to your muscles while stretching
  • How to stretch without causing injury
  • How to stretch different parts of the body

Module 16: Fitness training for disabled people

  • About working with disabled people
  • The benefits of exercise for a disabled person
  • How to design an effective exercise plan
  • Types of exercises for people with a disability

Module 17: Group personal training

  • About conducting group exercise sessions
  • The qualities needed to run your own group exercise classes
  • How to become a group fitness instructor
  • An example of a group exercise programme

Module 18: Gym exercising – Planning and Instructing

  • The role of an exercise instructor
  • What the requirements of the job are
  • How to set exercise goals
  • How to design a training plan

Module 19: An in depth look at personal training

  • The role of a Personal Trainer
  • How to prepare personal training plans
  • The basic principles of personal training
  • The best way to demonstrate exercises to your clients

Module 20: Outdoor fitness

  • The benefits of working outdoors
  • Some examples of outdoor activities
  • Examples of warm-up activities
  • How to use the outdoors to enhance your workout

Module 21: Children – Fitness and Diet

  • About fitness exercises for children
  • About nutrition for children
  • The benefits of exercise for children
  • How to design a training plan for children

Module 22: Yoga Instructing

  • How to become a Yoga Instructor
  • Which training course is right for you
  • About Yoga Teaching Associations
  • About the different types of Yoga

Module 23: Pilates Instructor

  • The essential traits of a Pilates Instructor
  • The principles of Pilates
  • The training required to become a Pilates Instructor
  • Types of certification available

Module 24: Understanding emergency procedures in a fitness environment

  • The importance of emergency procedures
  • The responsibility of a fitness centre
  • The equipment needed in an emergency
  • What to do in an emergency

Module 25: Understanding & Controlling risks in a fitness environment

  • About the possible risks in a fitness centre
  • What is considered a hazard
  • Risks of machinery and equipment
  • How to assess the risks in a fitness environment

Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • About creating a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults
  • The responsibilities of a fitness instructor
  • The key principles for safeguarding vulnerable people
  • About the planning and supervision of activities

Module 27: Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business

  • What you need to know before setting up your own fitness business
  • The advantages of a virtual training business
  • The qualities you need to be a successful personal trainer
  • Some tips for a successful business

Module 28: Customer care. Dealing with enquiries

  • About the importance of customer service in a fitness facility
  • How to provide good customer service
  • How to manage customer complaints
  • About providing quality assurance to your customers

Module 29: Finance

  • About the finance needed to start up your own business
  • About creating a business plan
  • Where to find the funding for your business
  • About the Government schemes available

Module 30: Insurance and Tax

  • About the tax deductions you can make as a fitness instructor
  • About the types of insurance you will need
  • About the taxes you will need to pay
  • Which bookkeeping software you can use to keep track of your financial obligations

Module 31: Marketing yourself as a personal trainer

  • Key marketing strategies for your business
  • The different ways to advertise your business
  • About using social media
  • Things to avoid when marketing

Module 32: Health and Safety

  • How to ensure the health and safety of everyone at a fitness centre
  • How to minimise health and safety risks
  • About the health and safety hazards at a fitness centre
  • About how to plan for emergencies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID: 070NSA120
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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