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Active IQ Level 2 Award in Leading Physical Activity for Adolescents

QCF415

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.

Course duration

Up to 1 year.

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.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments. No external examination is required.

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Course code: QCF415

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Course overview

  • 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 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!

Course content

  • Stages of adolescent development.
  • How to assess teenage obesity.
  • The physiological changes and the effects of physical activity in adolescents.
  • The mental health issues and psychosocial challenges faced by adolescents.
  • The nutritional needs of adolescents.
  • The motivators and benefits of physical activity for adolescents.
  • How to encourage adolescents to adopt an active, healthy lifestyle.

  • The legal and professional requirements for leading physical activity sessions.
  • The key legislation and organisational requirements for safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.
  • The current recommended physical activity guidelines for adolescents.
  • How to assess the suitability of physical activities and exercises for adolescents.
  • How to select suitable activities and equipment for the stages of adolescence.
  • How to lead safe and effective physical activity sessions for adolescents.
  • Plan a safe, effective and inclusive physical activity/fitness session for adolescents.

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.

Extra information

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.

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.

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!

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.

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

FAQs

Students must be 16 years or over to enrol on this course. It is also recommended that students have basic level communication skills. Learners must hold a level 2 in either: Certificate in Fitness Instructing or Certificate in Leading Health Related Activity Sessions; coaching qualification or equivalent. Learners will only be able to deliver sessions within their area of expertise.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated learner services
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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