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Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents

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Do you want to start your journey to becoming a fitness instructor? Then this Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents course could be perfect for you.

  • Learn the specific anatomy, physiology, and nutritional needs of adolescents and how they relate to physical activities, exercise and fitness.
  • Learn how to adapt physical activities and exercises for adolescents.
  • Learn how to plan, deliver, and supervise safe and effective physical activity sessions to adolescents.
  • The legal and professional requirements for working with adolescents.
  • 16 CPD points for your CIMSPA membership.
This course is only available as a study pack.

Course overview

This Level 2 course is ideal for students who aspire to become a fitness instructor, want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in fitness instruction for adolescents and go on to further vocational training and placement opportunities.

If you’re looking to help people go through potentially life-changing transformations using your support and guidance, then this course could be the one for you.

During the course, you will explore the mental health issues and psychosocial challenges faced by adolescents, how to lead safe and effective physical activity sessions for adolescents, and much, much more.

Through distance learning, you can study this course from the comfort of your own home, allowing you to study around other life commitments.

Enrol today and start your journey to becoming a fitness instructor!

What next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you could enrol on another one of our fitness and sports courses and enhance your skills and knowledge even further. You will be one step closer to being a fitness instructor, but here are a few job roles that use the knowledge learnt during the Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents:

  • Fitness instructor
  • Physical education teacher
  • Youth sports coach
  • Community youth worker
  • Fitness studio instructor

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 32 hours.

Course Outcome

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a level 2 in either: Certificate in Fitness Instructing or Certificate in Leading Health Related Activity Sessions; coaching qualification or equivalent. Students must be 16 years or over.


Tutor-marked assignments. No external examination is required.

Course content

Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

This course will take approximately 32 hours to complete. Students will have a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, so receiving your materials is hassle-free. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive an Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents. This means that you will achieve a Level 2 qualification on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Awarding body

Active IQ are one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations for the active leisure, learning and wellbeing sector and are recognised and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA. They design qualifications that support clearly defined career pathways for the active leisure sector.
Your qualification is accredited by Active IQ, one of the UK’s leading Ofqual approved awarding bodies in the health, fitness and active leisure sector. In addition, you will gain 16 CPD points for your CIMSPA membership.

CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) are a professional development organisation from the United Kingdom. They work to enhance professional standards and skills in the industry by providing training, education, and qualifications to individuals working in various roles within the sector.

As a chartered institute, CIMSPA is recognised for its role in setting professional standards and supporting the career development in sport and physical activity. It strives to ensure that practitioners in the sector have the necessary knowledge, skills, and qualifications to provide high-quality services to the public.

Open Study College is endorsed by PD: Approval and our qualifications are recognised by CIMSPA.


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