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FITNESS COURSES
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100% Online Courses

To complete the 100% online pathway you will:

  • Complete the course over a duration and speed that suits you
  • Have 24/7 access to our high-quality digital technology learning platform and regular support from your personal tutor
  • Learning can be completed in your own time and at your own pace but the attendance of some live webinar sessions is required
  • AR / VR content
  • Demo account for 5 days
  • Need to have access to a commercial / professional gym environment
  • Be required to complete all practical delivery sessions within a gym setting
  • Need to have access to a video camera / smart phone to record some of your assessments

Try a demo account for 5 days

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When you enroll on your course you will receive your joining instructions and a welcome email giving you access to your learning resources. Your personal tutor will contact you to confirm you have access and to introduce and induct you to our high-quality digital technology learning platform.

Throughout the course your experienced personal-tutor will support you to ensure you have a clear action plan to ensure full participation with your learning and provide guidance on what work needs to be completed and by when, to ensure that you can successfully complete your course.

Your course is divided into units that allows a logical and progressive order providing you with a structure that is easy to follow. Our interactive high-quality resources include elearning, pre-recorded webinars, live webinars, Augmented Reality, PDF manuals, editable worksheets, tutor demo worksheets, tutor demo videos, mock exams and knowledge checkers.

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How will I learn / how am I supported?

You will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you throughout your course. When you enroll on your course will be issued an Individual Learning Plan with agreed targets and goals for you to support you in completing your studies. Live webinars are planned as part of your support every 6-8 weeks with an option to contact CMS via phone, email and / or webinar whenever you need some additional guidance.

What resources are available?

All learners are issued access to the CMS Fitness Courses high-quality digital technology learning platform. The resources are designed to support all learning styles and include

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Interactive e-learning
  • Live Webinars
  • Pre-recorded webinars
  • Knowledge Checkers
  • Mock exams

How am I assessed?

During your studies you will be required to submit the below assessment types:

  • Submission of word / pdf documents / worksheets / documents / assignments
  • Submission of video assessments
  • Sitting of an online remote exam
  • Submission of exam invigilation video
Virtual Reality Live Webinars Gym Setting

All assessments can be submitted through the CMS Fitness Courses digital learning platform and guidance is provided for all assessments prior to submission.

You can sit your exam either:

  • Face-to-face at CMS premises on an agreed assessment date/time
  • Online on a date/time of your choosing via remote proctor software (please note there is an additional fee of £25 for a remote exam)

To book your exam or see planned theory exam assessment dates click here.

You can re-sit an exam as many times as needed, however CMS Fitness Courses has a responsibility to ensure that teaching and learning occur in between each exam to promote learner development and quality of delivery. Re-sit fees are £25 per exam.

Do I need a gym / specialist equipment?

You will need access to a professional / commercial gym setting. Practical assessments require learners to use a variety of free weights, resistance machines, alternative functional equipment and body weight exercises.

Client consultation require the completion of basic fitness tests but do not require any specialist equipment.

How long do I have?

Level 2 Gym InstructionLevel 3 Diploma in PTLevel 2 and Level 3 Combined
Expected Duration6 Months9 Months15 Months
Contracted Duration8 Months12 Months20 Months

Exams, Re-assessments and extensions

You can sit your multiple-choice theory exam either:

  • Face-to-face at CMS premises on an agreed assessment date/time
  • Online on a date/time of your choosing via remote proctor software (please note there is an additional fee of £25 for a remote exam)

To book your exam or see planned theory exam assessment dates click here.

You can re-sit an exam as many times as needed, however CMS Fitness Courses has a responsibility to ensure that teaching and learning occur in between each exam to promote learner development and quality of delivery. Re-sit fees are £25 per exam.

Remote online theoretical exams require a fee of £25 for every attempt.

No fees are required for any practical assessment submissions or re-sits.

To extend the duration of your course a fee of £250 per 3-month extension is required.