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Activity Leadership: Exercise and Fitness

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £2,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Activity Leader
  • Fitness Instructor
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Award in Exercise and Fitness Instruction
  • Award in Increasing Participation in Sport and Active Leisure in Community Settings
  • Award in Instructing Boot Camp Fitness Training
  • Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport
  • Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting
  • Certificate in Delivering Behaviour Management and Physical Activities to Children Under 5
  • Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Water Based Exercise)
  • Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Self-Development in Active Leisure
  • Certificate in Fitness Walking
  • Certificate in Increasing Participation in Sport and Active Leisure in Community Settings
  • Certificate in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions
  • Certificate in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling Sessions
  • Certificate in Instructing Parkour/Freerunning Fitness Training
  • Certificate in Instructing Pre-designed Exercise Sessions
  • Certificate in Leading Health-Related Activity Sessions
  • Diploma in Active Leisure
  • Diploma in Active Leisure for Exercise Professionals
  • Diploma in Exercise, Health and Fitness Studies
  • Diploma in Health and Fitness
  • Diploma in Health, Fitness, and Exercise Instruction
  • Diploma in Increasing Participation in Sport and Active Leisure in Community Settings
  • Diploma in Promoting Health and Wellness

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.