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Fitness Training Solutions strives to enhance the skills and employability of our Learners through a quality training programme that meets the needs of potential employers. We support the needs of employers and young people & adults across the UK.


Welcome Fitness Training Solutions delivers outstanding tuition through a highly experienced team of training experts. Our aim as always is to give you the qualifications, confidence & motivation to succeed in the rapidly expanding health & fitness industry.

because life is an adventure of mind & body

Our vision is to “embrace change and enhance your future through training”

We are dedicated to training and developing individuals within the sector; from school leavers and people changing careers, to professional fitness experts. All qualifications are nationally accredited through CYQ and are fully recognised by employers. Courses are delivered through face 2 face and distance learning styles and offer e-learning platforms. Our Mission statement: Fitness Training Solutions strives to enhance the skills and employability of our Learners through a quality training programme that will meet the needs of their potential employers.

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Who is CYQ? Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ) was launched in 1998 and is the UK’s leading health and fitness specific awarding body, developing and awarding nationally recognised health and fitness qualifications. To raise standards in the delivery of health - related activity, fitness and well being ; awarding qualifications and providing independent quality assurance services

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Fitness Training Solutions aims to support the needs of employers and enhance the working ability of young people and adults across the UK.


Courses Level 1 Qualifications: CYQ Level 1 Award in Fitness & Physical Activity

• Exercise and Fitness Knowledge • Participate in Physical Activity in the Fitness Environment • Exploring Personal Fitness • Understanding the Health and Fitness Industry • Assist in the Delivery of an Exercise Session

Level 2 Qualifications: CYQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing in the context of:

• Gym based exercise • Exercise to music • Award in circuit training

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Level 3 Qualifications: CYQ Certificate in Personal Training

• Award in business skills for fitness professionals • Award in instructing outdoor fitness • Award in nutrition for physical activity


in Fitness & Physical Activity L1 Award This qualification is aimed at 14-18 years olds who are interested in pursuing a career in the Health & Fitness Industry and those wanting an introduction to exercise and fitness on a personal level. Assessment: • Coursework • Multiple choice theory paper • Practical evaluation

This qualification is also a first step towards a Level 2 qualification. It consists of two learning options making it accessible and varied - a fitness pathway for those who would like a more hands-on approach to instructing and a healthy eating pathway for those who want to assist sessions.

Requirements

• An interest in health and fitness • Good time management and communication skills and an ability to work independently. This course is not suitable for those learners also studying AS PE or BTEC L3 Sport. These learners should progress directly onto the Level 2 award in their A2 year Price Includes: Registration & unit fee Examination fee Certificate fee Workbooks DVD in class Qualification: CYQ Level 1 Award in Fitness & Physical Activity Total Cost

£190 per student x 10 = £1900 £170 per student x 15 = £2550 £150 per student x 20 = £3000

What will I learn? This course has been developed to provide you with all the necessary basic skills, knowledge and understanding needed to become an Assistant Fitness Instructor. The qualification is recognised worldwide and will enable you to work as an Assistant Fitness Instructor with any leading fitness provider. This course is also beneficial to anyone wishing to learn about being healthy. Course Content • Basic structure & function of the human body in relation to exercise & fitness • Using a personal exercise programme • Introduction to the role of the fitness instructor • Introduction to the fitness industry & careers in fitness • Basic principles of assisting in leading an exercise session safely and effectively • The benefits of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle 5

quirements

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• No formal academic entry re-


L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Exercise to music Exercise to music qualification will give you the latest practical skills and knowledge, allowing you to teach, safely and effectively, a fun group fitness session to music. This course is for students who want to become an Aerobic Instructor providing you with a nationally recognized qualification. Assessment: • Home study workbook • 2 x multiple choice theory examinations • Practical assessment – planning, teaching and evaluating a safe and effective exercise to music session Please note that students are required to bring 2 class participants on their practical assessment date Requirements: Students must be aged 16 or over Qualification: CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise to Music).

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20 REPS CPD points

Deposit:

£250 Total Cost

£500

Learners will cover: • Anatomy and physiology including: - the heart and circulatory system - the respiratory system - structure and function of the skeleton - musculoskeletal system - postural and core stability - the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme • The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a group exercise to music session with apparently healthy adults- both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14 - 16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group. Client groups also covered are older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed.


L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym Based Exercise This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise. fitness’ theory examinations • Home-study workbook • Practical Assessment – planning, teaching, evaluating a safe and effective exercise session Requirements: Students must be 16 or over Qualification: CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) 20 REPs CPD points

Learners will cover: Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology – Bones and joints, muscle and muscle actions, cardiorespiratory system, components of fitness, nutrition, and the nervous system Unit 2: Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health – How the body adapts to regular physical activity and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle Unit 3: Customer service – How to create a friendly environment to improve customer relations and adherence to a regular exercise regime. How to improve communication skills to build client rapport. Unit 4: Health, Safety and Safeguarding – how to minimise the risks associated with a fitness environment, and ensure the well being of clients. Unit 5: Gym Programming – Understand the principles of fitness programming for a variety of clients including pre natal, children aged over 14 years, healthy older adults, and clients with disabilities. Screening and risk factor identification Unit 6: Instructing gym based exercise – Learn how to teach warm up and cool down techniques, free weight and resistance machine exercise delivery, cardiovascular conditioning, and flexibility training. Contact us for the latest course dates.

Deposit:

£250 Total Cost

£599

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• 2x multiple choice ‘exercise and

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Assessment:


L2 Award in Circuit Training This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions. Assessment: •

Coursework

Practical examination

Requirements: CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Exercise to Music Qualification:

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Level 2 Award in Circuit Training

Total Cost

£300

The aim is to show you how to design and teach safe and effective circuit training sessions, the principles of warm up, the aerobic curve and cool down working effectively to music motivating participants during sessions a variety of group teaching skills and how to respond to health and safety issues.


L2 Award in Indoor Studio Cycling This Fitness Training Solutions level 2 Award in indoor studio cycling course is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective spinning/cycling training sessions. Assessment: • Home study workbook • Practical assessment – planning, teaching and evaluating a safe and effective exercise to music session Please note that students are required to bring 2 class participants on their practical assessment date Requirements: Students must be aged 16 or over Qualification:

The aim is to show you how to design and teach safe and effective circuit training sessions, the principles of warm up, the aerobic curve and cool down working effectively to music motivating participants during sessions a variety of group teaching skills and how to respond to health and safety issues. The course will run over 2 days and can be tailored to you needs. Course Content: You will need to produce a session overview and appropriate notes/planning for a safe and effective group indoor cycling session, including: Aims, objectives, and health and safety considerations. A class plan for a group indoor cycling session, including: • A warm up • A main component • A cool down component

CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness

Paperwork that relates to this assessment element: • Session Overview • Class Plan • Class Plan Marking Scheme You will be assessed teaching the following components of a group indoor cycling session. The component can be assessed separately or at the same time. This will include: • Verbal screening • Warm up • Main component • Cool down Paperwork that relates to this assessment element: • Continuous Observation Checklist – Group Indoor Cycling

Total Cost

£300

You will evaluate your performance in Assessment Element 2 reflecting on how well you think the session went. Paperwork that relates to this assessment element: • Session Evaluation

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20 REPS CPD points

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Instructing (Exercise to Music).


L2 Suspension Training Instructor The FTS Suspension course is ideal for gym instructors whose gyms contain suspension training equipment. It is also highly relevant for personal trainers who wish to challenge their clients to a full body workout with only one simple piece of kit, ideal for sessions both indoors and outdoors. It can also be delivered to small groups. Assessment: The assessment will take place over the course of the day – students will be required to demonstrate competence in the criteria based on the learning aims of the day.

Suspension is an approach to fitness training that uses a system of ropes and pulleys to manipulate client’s bodyweight to produce an all body workout. The equipment used is light, small and quick to assemble which offers great portability to the freelance personal trainer. This training approach promotes compound multi-planar movements which will develop strength, balance, flexibility, and joint stability simultaneously. Due to the range of exercises that can be performed and how each of these can be modified to meet the client’s abilities, this new and exciting training form has a wide appeal, ranging from professional athletes to the newly active. Learners will cover: The set up – FTS Suspension training equipment • The practical principles of suspension training • Exercise ideas for targeting the whole body • Planning effective sessions for a variety of clients manage individuals and small groups using suspension training

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FTS Workshop: • 1 day face-to-face learning (a mixture of theory and practical)

Total Cost

£150


L2 Boxing for Instructors This qualification is aimed at providing a popular and effective addition to the personal trainer’s skill set. Assessment: The assessment will take place over the course of the day – students will be required to demonstrate competence in the criteria based on the learning aims of the day.

Combat style fitness training can be seen in gyms and parks across the country and is a format which appeals to an increasing numbers of clients which makes this course the ideal tool. There will be a number of skills to learn and it is a great way to train all of the main components of fitness, including cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, motor skills and coordination. You will have a tutor to support you through the day and by the end of the course you will know why you choose FTS Boxing for Instructors.

Total Cost

£150

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FTS Workshop: 1 day face-to-face learning (a mixture of theory and practical)

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Learners will cover: • Introduction to Boxing for Instructors. • Boxing equipment • Injury Prevention • Stance, guard and footwork • Punching technique and pad work • Pad work (Basic combinations) • Effective use of other boxing equipment • Session planning


L2 KettleBell Instructor Training

This course will provide all fitness professionals with a tool to increase functional training expertise and add a new dimension to your client’s training. Kettlebells are relatively portable which makes them a musthave for the mobile Personal Trainer.

Assessment: • Formative assessment will take place over the course of the day – students will be required to

Kettlebells have become extremely popular additions to any fitness club’s functional area. Kettlebells can assist your range of explosive exercises that challenge all of the major muscles, strengthen the core, burn fat, and improve explosive power.

demonstrate competence in the criteria based on the learning aims of the day.

• Understand the history and benefits of kettlebell training • Teach a dynamic flexibility warm up and mobilisation for multi planar joint exercises • Demonstrate and perform kettlebell exercises with strong technique. • Teach kettlebell exercises in a safe and effective manner, including modifications, progressions and regressions for technique • Plan and deliver a group exercise class as well as a one-to-one PT session

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Workshop: 1 day face-to-face learning (a mixture of theory and practical)

Total Cost

£150


L2 L3 Advance Personal Training Diploma This is the complete package for anyone wishing to work in the fitness industry. The Advance Personal Training Diploma provides you with the tools you need to become a personal trainer. Assessment:

The key benefits to our Personal Training Courses are the following:

See Fitness Level 2 Certificate & Personal Trainer Level 3 Certificate for full details You will also receive the following materials: Workbooks Textbooks DVD’s Workshops

• 1 to 1 or group learning • At your own pace • In your own time • When you’re ready a support tutor will assist you booking exams and workshops

See Fitness Level 2 Certificate & Personal Trainer Level 3 Certificate for full details

FTS T-Shirt Qualification: Fitness Instructor - Level 2 Personal Training - Level 3 Advance Nutrition - Level 3 Bonus - Spinning or Circuit training

Course information:

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Deposit:

£250 Total Cost

£1995 paid via monthly installments

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L3 Certificate in Personal Training

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client. Assessment: •

Coursework

Multiple choice theory paper

/ e-Assessment

Case study and implementation

Practical assessment

Requirements: You must hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification If you do not already have this a Personal Trainer course package is available. Students must be aged 16 or over Qualifications: CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.

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Deposit:

£250

The Personal Trainer course is divided into three areas: Advanced Instructing Skills Nutrition Advisor Advanced Client Appraisal + BONUS - FTS Boxing for instructors or FTS Kettlebell Instructor Learners will cover: Module 1: After receiving your learning materials, a telephone support tutor will help you to plan and agree your submission dates for your home study work. Telephone appointments will be arranged so we can keep in close contact with you to give specific feedback on your learning needs. Once all the home study work has been completed you will attend the two practical course days to learn all the practical skills required for your assessment. You will then have six weeks to design and implement your programme and practise your teaching skills before returning for a further two day attendance. Module 2: This module is delivered by supported distance learning followed by attendance for your theory assessment, you will have four weeks to complete and submit a real-life case study. Module 3: Prior to attending your two practical course days, you will be required to complete two modules of work giving you an insight into using calculations to interpret assessment results. Your practical course attendance days will give you an opportunity to practise fitness assessment protocols whilst using the latest fitness assessment equipment found in most fitness facilities today. You will be required to complete a practical assessment on day two.

Total Cost

£1599 paid via monthly installments


L3 Award in Business Skills for the Fitness Professional The aim of this qualification is to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and competence required to market, plan and deliver a successful training service. Learners will apply the knowledge and skills they have learned to prepare a financially sound business strategy. This qualification is particularly relevant for learners wishing to work on a freelance basis.

Assessment: •

Business plan project

Case study

Qualification: Award in Business skills for the

Deposit:

£150 Total Cost

£350

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fitness professional Level 3

Learners will cover: • The components and the purpose of a business plan • Establishing a business within the required legal frameworks • Researching business ideas • Creating a marketing plan • How to identify and exploit internal and external factors that can affect the business • Using targets and objectives • Product levels and how to manage the life cycle of products and services • Building a pricing strategy and payment policy • The importance of forecasting financial information


L3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to design and deliver safe and effective fitness training sessions to groups of participants in outdoor environments. Assessment: •

Practical examination

Exercise programming

Requirements: Students must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Students must be aged 16 or over Qualification: CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Training in Different Environments.

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20 REPs CPD points.

Deposit:

£100 Total Cost

£250

You will learn how to use and adapt portable fitness equipment, how to design effective walking programmes and the precautions for working in outdoor environments. Designed for fitness professionals looking to train people outside of a traditional gym environment. Prior to attending your two practical course attendance days, you will be required to complete four units of home study, to prepare you for your attendance with our support team on hand to give you help and advice. Learners will cover: • The considerations involved in working with groups in outdoor environments • Planning a range of exercises relevant to groups of participants outdoors, using bodyweight, environment, and small equipment • Planning appropriate exercise sessions, taking into account the opportunities and limitations presented by the environment • Instructing safe and effective group exercise sessions in outdoor environments


L3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity The course is delivered by supported distance learning with a support tutor. You will attend a theory assessment at a venue to suit you and you will then have four weeks to complete and submit a real-life case study. This is a mandatory module for all personal training courses and comprises of the following units... Nutritional Components of Diet: Identify the different macro and micro nutrients Food Science: An introduction to the biochemistry of different nutrients and food • Multiple choice theory paper sources and how this impacts the body. / e-Assessment Metabolism and Energy Balance: Discover the only effective way to help clients lose weight and keep it off for good. We evaluate the energy balance equation and learn how to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Nutrition and Health: Learn the optimal balance of nutrients for good health and how this translates to real foods. Psychology of Eating: Knowing nutrition theory is next to useless if you can’t work with clients to help them change their eating behaviours and lifestyle. An introduction to behaviour change psychology gives you the tools you need to help clients make the changes needed to achieve their goals. Sports Nutrition: An introduction to the fascinating world of performance enhancing nutrition. Using Food Diaries: Learn how to implement food diaries effectively to get the most accurate reflection of your client’s eating habits and allow you to work with them to make the changes that will give the best results without depriving them of their favourite foods. Dietary Analysis: Learn how to analyse food diaries efficiently and effectively. Calculating Energy Values of Food: Find out how to get the most from reading food labels and teach your clients how to know which foods to choose when out shopping. Planning Balanced Diets: Look at why diet plans don’t work and how to advise your Deposit: client how to gradually introduce changes in their diet towards a healthy varied and balanced one. Weight Management Programmes: Learn how to implement nutrition advice into your personal training sessions, Total Cost Assessment:

£250

£800* * Included in

Personal Training Qualification

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Coursework

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Typical Career Pathway Student

Theory Exam Level 2

Practical Exam

Gym Instructor L2

Worksheets Exercise to Music Instructor L2

Circuit Trainer L2

Theory Exam Level 3 Advanced Practical Exam

Level 2 Instructor

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Nutritional Case Study

Worksheets Nutritional Exam Level 3

Personal Trainer


Payments

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We offer interest free credit. Payments can be paid over 6 monthly installments

Example: Personal Training course Payment breakdown: Deposit 1st Installment: 2nd Installment: 3rd Installment: 4th Installment: 5th Installment: 6th Installment: Total:

£250 £224.83 £224.83 £224.83 £224.83 £224.83 £224.83 £1,599

I took away some great new ideas and coaching points for my classes. It’s great to see a course tutor with such blatant passion for the industry who has the teaching acumen to match. A great course.

Ashley Brewster Gym Instructor

Example: Fitness Instructor course Payment breakdown: Deposit 1st Installment: 2nd Installment: 3rd Installment: 4th Installment: 5th Installment: 6th Installment: Total:

£250 £58.16 £58.16 £58.16 £58.16 £58.16 £58.16 £599

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and particularly liked how it was completed within 4 days. There was a lot to learn but I preferred the fast track approach to having the course spaced out.

Beata Kelemen Gym Instructor

£250 £290.83 £290.83 £290.83 £290.83 £290.83 £290.85 £1995

Interaction was great and I felt I had real support all the way through! I would definitely recommend FTS to a friend and hope to do future courses provided by FTS!

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Payment breakdown: Deposit 1st Installment: 2nd Installment: 3rd Installment: 4th Installment: 5th Installment: 6th Installment: Total:

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Example: Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor course


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