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Open learning improves career prospects and earnings

Study at home learning to become a Fitness Instructor.

If you want a career as a Fitness Instructor, our tutor supported open distance learning Fitness Instructor course provides the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification without disrupting your current lifestyle.

The DCA Home Learning Fitness Instructor course provides training in the core skills needed to embark on a rewarding career as a Fitness Instructor. The DCA supported self-study Fitness Instructor course is specially designed, allowing you to learn the skills of Fitness Instruction through flexible and cost-effective home study at your own time and pace.

With the DCA Home Learning Fitness Instructor course your Student Advisor is a Freephone call away. What's more, because the distance learning Fitness Instructor course is so comprehensive, no prior knowledge or skills are required. The DCA Fitness Instructor course provides an entry level diploma as proof our your competence and skills.

If you'd like to earn more money and enjoy working as a Fitness Instructor, the DCA home study course is the ideal distance learning training course for you.

The Physiology of Exercise
Exercise metabolism
Hormonal response to exercise
Measurement of work, power and energy expenditure
The nervous system
Circulatory adaptations to exercise
Respiration during exercise
Temperature regulation
The physiology of training

Physiology of Health and Fitness
Patterns in health and disease
Tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness
Exercise prescriptions for health and fitness
Exercise for groups with specific circumstances
Body composition and nutrition for health

Training and Performance
Factors affecting performance
Tests to evaluate performance
Training principles
Components of a training session
Training for:
- Aerobic power
- Endurance
- Anaerobic power
- Improving muscular strength
- Improved flexibility
Common training mistakes
Training for special groups
Nutrition, body composition and performance
Exercise and the environment
Just a note to say thank you for a great course. Really enjoyed it. I would recommend you to anyone! — A.R.
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