Fitness Instructor (PLA)
About this course
This qualification at level 2 is the ideal course for sport and exercise enthusiasts who wish to start a career in fitness. You will gain a professional qualification, with many learners progressing onto the Personal Trainer course.
This FREE course is only available to adults that are eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). Personal Learning Accounts, funded by the Welsh Government, are available to employed adults living in Wales that wish to develop skills to progress or change career.
Find out if you're eligible today.
What you will study
Topics can include:
- Exercise and fitness knowledge
- Gym instructor
- Communication for fitness instructors
- Anatomy & Physiology
You will need to purchase the resource manuals within the first 2 weeks of the course at a cost of £30.
- The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
- Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
- Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
- Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
- All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
- Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
- Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
If you are thinking about studying with CAVC and aren't sure, I'd say come and meet the staff and see the facilities and after that you'll know you want to study here. It's a great pleasure to say I came to CAVC.
Career prospects & further study
After completing this course you can go on to complete the full 2-year Extended Diploma. Many students progress onto courses at university, others go directly into employment. CAVC offers a HNC in Sport Coaching which if competed successfully leads on to a top up at Cardiff Metropolitan University to complete the full degree course.
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