Exercise, Fitness & Health Course

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  • Course
  • Distance learning
  • Bangalore
  • 100 hours of study
Description

Unit 1  Defining the Concepts Health, Exercise and Fitness. Unit 2  Understanding the components of Fitness and how to test them. Unit 3  Ways to improve Fitness  training methods. Unit 4  Planning Training and Fitness Programmes. Unit 5  Factors affecting Sporting Performance. Unit 6 & 7  Safety in Sport & Diet and Nutrition. Unit 8 & 9  Body systems  the skeletal system & The muscular system. Unit 10 &11  The Cardiovascular System & The Respiratory System. Unit 12 & 13  The Digestive System & The Nervous System. Unit 14 & 15  The Endocrine System & Stress and Anxiety in Sport.
Suitable for: The Exercise, Fitness & Health course is a great starting point for a career as a Fitness Instructor.

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Starts Location
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Bangalore
HM Symphony, Kasavanahalli Road, Bangalore, 560035, Karnataka, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

All Students must be 16 years of age or above. Students must have completed 10+2 in any stream or equivalent.The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Exercise, Fitness & Health and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

Course programme

Exercise, Fitness & Health
NCFE & EDL Certificate
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A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Certificate in Exercise, Fitness & Health . Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Exercise, Fitness & Health is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Certificate in Exercise, Fitness & Health course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge to begin or develop a career in the health, exercise and fitness industry. It also provides all the information and resources needed to educate people on how to lead healthier lifestyles. The health and fitness industry is becoming increasingly important and dominant in today’s society. There should always be a demand for jobs and career in this industry as people strive to lead healthier, active lifestyles.

The need to be fit and healthy is an essential commodity of life. People are constantly looking for ideas and solutions on how to lose weight, how to exercise safely and what exercise to do. This course offers you the chance to understand what you can do and ultimately need to do in order to lead a healthier lifestyle. It gives you the theoretical knowledge and offers practical ideas on how to set about shaping yours and others’ lifestyles in order to increase health and fitness.

The course will first of all focus on gaining a sound knowledge base on what we mean by the concepts Health, Exercise and Fitness. It will address the essential components of fitness and examine how these can be tested. The ability to take part in exercise depends on your level of fitness which can be improved through regular training and exercise. Methods of training will be analysed to give practical ideas on what type of training you can do and how to do it. Guidance will be given on how to plan training programmes and sessions effectively. Practical examples of training programmes and sessions will be included.

This course will also look at factors that affect sporting performance both physiology and psychologically. These factors will determine how improved fitness levels and healthier lifestyles are achieved.

One unit will focus on the impact of diet and nutrition on health and fitness. Essential nutritional requirements will be looked at and how to compose a balanced diet. The dietary requirements of an athlete will also be studied.

Injury will be covered in another unit. Ways of preventing injury will be evaluated and discussed. You will gain an insight into how to recognise and treat different injuries and this will prepare you with basic first aid knowledge. N.B. Completing this course does not mean that you are First Aid qualified.

There will be seven units that will give you detailed knowledge about the different body systems and how they enable us to exercise, and the effects that exercise has on them. These units will give you a clear understanding of how your body is structured, how the body organs work and how the different systems work in unison to ensure your body functions effectively and to its maximum potential.

The final unit looks at the role of stress and anxiety on sporting performance. It gives an insight into the physiological and psychological characteristics of these two closely connected forms of tension. You will be given practical ideas on how to cope with and manage stress.

At the end of this course you will be able to plan exercise and nutritional programmes for individuals taking into account their individual differences in terms of age, gender, weight and fitness level.

COURSE KEY TOPICS
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Unit 1 – Defining the Concepts Health, Exercise and Fitness
Unit 2 – Understanding the components of Fitness and how to test them
Unit 3 – Ways to improve Fitness – training methods
Unit 4 – Planning Training and Fitness Programmes
Unit 5 – Factors affecting Sporting Performance
Unit 6 – Safety in Sport
Unit 7 – Diet and Nutrition
Unit 8 – Body systems – the skeletal system
Unit 9 – The muscular system
Unit 10 – The Cardiovascular System
Unit 11 – The Respiratory System
Unit 12 – The Digestive System
Unit 13 – The Nervous System
Unit 14 – The Endocrine System
Unit 15 – Stress and Anxiety in Sport

HOME STUDY SUPPORT
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You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

COURSE ASSESSMENT
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This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

When you have completed the programme, your tutor needs to verify that you have worked through all parts of any Workbooks, Activities and Exercises successfully.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by NCFE & EDL, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

COURSE DURATION
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We recommended you spend approximately 100 hours of your time studying for the Exercise, Fitness & Health course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Get started today, and you can earn your Professional Certificate in Exercise, Fitness & Health in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

HOME STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
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All Students must be 16 years of age or above. Students must have completed 10+2 in any stream or equivalent.

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Exercise, Fitness & Health and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES
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Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Professional Certificate in Exercise, Fitness & Health home study course is Rs. 34,954, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only Rs. 27,963 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also avail a 10% discount if you opt to pay in 50/50. You can enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 15,729 and one payment of Rs. 15,729 next month.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 13,981 and then 4 equal payments of Rs. 5,243 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

COURSE QUALIFICATION
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NCFE Level 3 Exercise Fitness & Health Certificate
EDL Professional Certificate in Exercise Fitness & Health

This is a dual certification course. Successful Learners will be awarded an international qualification from NCFE and a professional Award from your college EDL. Fees for both are included in the course fee.

A Professional Certificate in Exercise Fitness & Health will improve your career opportunities, job prospects and provide a foundation for further education not only in India but in the US, Australia the UK and the rest of Europe.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by experienced educational professionals and is quality assured by NCFE and EDL.

About NCFE
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
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Fitness Instructor
As a fitness instructor, you would lead and organise group and individual exercise programmes to help people to improve their health and fitness. You would either instruct a range of activities or specialise in a particular area such as: keep fit aquacise (exercise in water) weight training yoga Pilates. Your work could include: carrying out fitness assessments, consultations and inductions with new clients demonstrating routines for clients to follow showing clients how to use exercise machines and free weights properly supervising clients to make sure that they are exercising safely and effectively leading group exercise classes such as circuit training, aerobics or spinning designing personal exercise programmes. You may also give advice on healthy eating and lifestyle. You could work with specialist groups of people, such as older adults, children, people with disabilities or clients referred by doctors. In smaller clubs you may also carry out routine duties, such as reception, health and safety checks and pool operations.

WHAT’S INCLUDED
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Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Exercise, Fitness & Health home study course and earn your Certificate:

1. All textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
2. A full range of student services, including:
Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan
Guide to Effective Study Techniques
How to approach exams without fear
3. An NCFE Quality Assured Certificate upon course completion.
4. An EDL Professional Certificate upon course completion.
5. One year educational support by e-mail, post, or fax.
6. Free postage and packaging

FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION
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If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

WHAT TO DO NOW?
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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 10 days your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.

Additional information

Comments: Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Professional Certificate in Exercise, Fitness & Health home study course is Rs. 34,954, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only Rs. 27,963 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
Work placements: Fitness Instructor
Contact person: Student Support Team

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