Fitness and Sport

Courses

ADVANCED AEROBICS BRE208

Learn Aerobic Fitness - Improve Career Opportunities - Predicted to be a £3.9 bn Industry by 2022

  • Start today with flexible online learning for personal or professional development.

  • Work as a fitness instructor, life coach, sports coach, wellness consultant in rehabilitation or preventative health.

  • Learn about the health and well-being of the lungs, heart and cardiovascular system.

  • Boost your fitness, maintain your health, improve your life, make friends.

  • Understand how fitness levels affect the heart's ability to deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells and tissues .

  • Learn techniques to help others maintain and improve their overall health.

If you already work in the health and fitness industry as administration, marketing, or as practitioner or assistant in the health, medical, fitness or sporting industries - this course is essential for your career success.

 

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ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED MANAGEMENT (HEALTH AND FITNESS) VBS001

This course creates skills needed to work in or manage facilities and services concerned with health or fitness (eg. exercise programs, fitness centres, clubs, gymnasiums, sports complexes, sports administration, swimming pools, etc). It is suited to school leavers (with year 11) or mature age students with some work experience (not necessarily in the field of health and fitness).

This course can provide a foundation and significant step toward careers such as:

  • Centre manager or assistant manager (leisure centre, medical centre, wellness centre, health centre, fitness centre, sports centre etc)
  • Small business owner / operator
  • Receptionist, personal assistant, supervisor, trainer, etc

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AQUAFITNESS BRE207

Learn Aquafitness - as a fitness professional or to step up your own fitness.

This course is perfect for anyone interested in water fitness and safety as well as teaching some of the essential elements such as aquafitness equipment and facilities, hydrostatic and hydrodynamic principles and program design and facilitating.

It is relevant to many jobs, including:

  • Fitness instructor, sports coach, life coach
  • Medical or health practitioner
  • Swimming coach, swimming pool manager or leisure centre manager
  • Health scientist
  • Recreation officer or Physical Education Teacher
  • Rehabilitation officer or Occupational therapist

Our school is proud to bring Aquafitness skills into the repertoire of skills of fitness professionals! 

This course is valuable for professional development or transition training. Start or expand your career or business opportunities! 

There are opportunities in the health industry now! 

 

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CARDIORESPIRATORY HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE BSC301

Open Learning - Learn Cardiorespiratory Function, Health and Disease - Tutor Support Available 

  • Learn the biological processes that drive breathing, gas exchange and blood flow in the human body.
  • Build on the existing general biology knowledge
  • Explore anatomical, physiological and biochemical processes that drive cardiovascular and respiratory function.  

 

Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology BSC101 or equivalent.

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DIPLOMA IN FITNESS SCIENCE

Become an Exceptional Fitness Professional

  • Learn to be more effective as a fitness professional
  • Take a holistic approach to fitness
  • Understand how nutrition, psychology, exercise, genetics and other factors are all intertwined.

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FITNESS (PERSONAL) VRE103

Study Anytime - Personal Fitness Course - Boost Your Self-Esteem

  • Learn the true meaning of fitness
  • Learn what foods are right for you
  • Know how to exercise the body regularly and adequately
  • Know how to relax, to rest the body both physically and mentally
  • Know how to develop a balanced fitness program for yourself or for people around
  • Learn topics such as the human body, principals of exercise programming, and weight control

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FITNESS RISK MANAGEMENT VRE104

Home Study Course - Fitness Risk Management

  • Learn about human wellness with an emphasis on back and weight problems
  • Recognise, understand and address back problems
  • Know effective weight control methods

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HEALTH & FITNESS I BRE101 (FITNESS LEADERSHIP)

Online Home Study - Health and Fitness - Fitness Leadership Course

  • learn about the nature of the fitness industry
  • learn skills to explain exercise princicples to clients
  • understand the importance of exercise and human health.

An accredited advanced diploma module and a component of the Fitness Leaders Certificate.

This course covers theory contained within a fitness leaders certificate. Prerequisites: A first aid certificate (eg. St Johns) and an understanding of human biology (eg. Human Biology 1A).

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HEALTH & FITNESS II BRE201 (FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT)

Health and Fitness Course - Program Management

  • Learn new skills to manage fitness oriented services
  • Learn fitness program managment including fitness testing, exercise programming and presciption.
  • Improve your current skills if you already work in the health and fitness industry

Prerequisites are either Health and Fitness I or a recognised fitness leaders certificate - You can speak with one of our Academic Officers in this department to check your current skills or experience can act as a prerequisite, or alternatively find out how you can achieve this...

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HEALTH & FITNESS III BRE301 (FITNESS EVALUATION & MANAGEMENT)

Open Learning - Health and Fitness Evaluation and Management - Online Fitness School

  • Understand fitness evaluation and management strategies
  • Natural progression from Health and Fitness I and II
  • Develop skills in analysis, evaluation, and consequential management of health and fitness characteristics for a specific individual
  • Study fitness beyond the classroom - the social influences of health and health care systems (global)

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PLAY LEADERSHIP VRE101

Study at Home - Play Leadership Course - Expand Your Career Options

  • Develop skills for any play leadership situation
  • Work in after-school and vacation care programs
  • Understand the importance of play in a child's development
  • Graduate with confidence
  • Highly experienced tutors have been training play leaders for 30 years
  • Play leadership is a unique and rewarding profession and is a job which is very important.

"A truely cohesive course. Excellent in fact! Absolutely essential for anyone working in child-care, a play leader at a children's vacation camp or even parents who want to understand more about the importance of play in child development. This course gives a very indepth look at a variety of topics which carry tremendous value in understanding children" Jade Pollock, former Youth Leader and Teacher (ACS Tutor).

 

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Qualification - CERTIFICATE IN LIFE COACHING VPS006

Become a Life Coach - Affordable Education

A life coach can become a confidante, helping a client determine what is important, identify their strengths and weaknesses and ascertain where they want to be in six months, a year, ten years. Life coaching involves assisting the client set personal and professional goals if necessary, and establishing a workable strategy to attain them within a given time frame.

This Certificate course is ideal for those with a basic understanding of health, fitness or psychology or with knowledge or experience in such practical areas as business, fitness, financial management, and who want to help others define and achieve practical goals.

  • learn how to help people make positive decisions and lifestyle choices
  • help people cope with events in life whether positive or negative
  • learn how to offer consistent assistance and support that may be lacking in a person’s life
  • boost your communication skills
  • work as life coach and start a unique and rewarding career

Life coaching can help people in many different aspects of their life, from physical and emotional wellbeing to career success and financial management. This course will prepare you to offer life-coaching services to others, or to support yourself through personal change.

ACS is an organisational member (OMAC) of the Association for Coaching (UK)

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Qualification - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE VRE002

Children's Development Course

  • learn skills relevant to child development. 
  • useful training for working with children in a range of different situations.
  • learn skills and ideas that can be applied to interacting with children
  • develop an understanding of how children think and develop 
  • facilitate improved child development, particularly through play experiences.

Graduates will have improved career and job prospects to work in areas from child care to play leadership; or even in businesses, organisations and companies that develop or supply products or services to children (eg. toy shops, toy libraries, leisure centres, playgrounds, playground equipment or toy manufacturers, etc).

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Qualification - ELITE FITNESS LEADERS CERTIFICATE VRE004

Elite Fitness Leader Training - Be Your Own Boss -Improve Your Earning Power

  • Develop your ability to prepare and deliver basic fitness programs
  • Gain a solid understanding of the body's energy and movements
  • Opportunity to specialise in an area of interest
  • Develop a high standard of essential knowledge and competency
  • Specialty modules contextualise and expand on key skills. 
  • IARC accredited course

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Qualification -FITNESS LEADERS CERTIFICATE VRE004

Study to be a Qualified Fitness Leader - Career Advice Available

  • Work to a career as a fitness instructor, life coach or personal trainer.
  • Learn theory and practical skills needed to work successfully in the fitness field. 
  • Globally relevant course developed by fitness leaders from different countries
  • Aimed at students who wish to work as fitness leaders in gymnasiums, health clubs, and similar.

This course was developed to incorporate standard Fitness curriculum from both Australia and the UK; and much more -also everything you find in the Human Biology IA course.

 

This is the best first step you could take toward a career in Fitness, Health or Coaching. If you know you want to head in this general direction but want to leave your options open - start here.

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RESISTANCE & GYM SUPERVISION BRE206

Fitness School Home Study - Resistance and Gym Supervision

  • Gain essential knowledge to work in fitness instruction.
  • Elements covered include types of resistance training, equipment and applications
  • Learn how to develop training methods.
  • Access to a gym is required for the practical component
  • Study for professional development or to enhance career and job opportunities
  • Work in industries such as health, fitness and sport.

With an improved understanding of how to build, develop and sustain muscular health, you can make yourself more competent at work and more valuable to clients or employers.

Alternatively, successful graduates of this course have found employment in many different capacities in these industries (eg. as a practitioner, advisor, leader, marketer, manufacturer).

 

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SPORTS COACHING VRE109

Work with athletes, children, and more. Learn how to motivate and inspire your clients, and help them achieve their best.

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SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY BPS106

Online Psychology School - Sports Psychology

  • Learn the psychological principles of sports.

  • Curriculum for the course covers motivation and team dynamics.

  • Increase your understanding of psychological traits of successful athletes.

  • Understand that a person's psychology or state of mind can have a significant effect upon their sporting performance.

  • Learn how the selection of competitors for sport is influenced by an assessment of their individual psychology (as well as other factors such as recent performance and fitness).

  • Sports psychologists can offer strategies to the sports person to help them enhance their performance.

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WEIGHT LOSS CONSULTANT COURSE - BRE307

Weight Loss Consultant Course 

With obesity at an all time high, it has been classed as an epidemic. Being a precursor for a host of diseases and illness, it has become a matter of life and death for people to maintain a healthy weight.

You can help.

This course covers everything you need to know about becoming a weight loss consultant. You will learn all about the physical aspects of weight loss, including biology, exercise and diet, as well as the psychology of weight loss (a super important but often overlooked aspect of weight loss).

Importantly, you will also learn a range of practical skills to help you run a successful business

 

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