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Level 4 Strength and Conditioning

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Level 4 Strength and Conditioning

Strength & Conditioning Coach - Get prepared for UKSCA

£475 Or from £25 a month with 0% interest

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Fast track your learning by working directly with our expert instructors, and take your assessments on site.

Become a fully qualified strength and conditioning coach with the only advanced fast-track programme in the UK.

Delivered through online coursework and a weekend training program, The Level 4 Award in Strength and Conditioning is an exciting new qualification aimed at personal trainers who want to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning coach. This course is based on the national occupational standards for strength and conditioning and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a strength and conditioning coach. Throughout this course, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of a range of relevant theories, concepts and techniques used in their different strength and conditioning programmes. Learners will also develop the ability to apply practical knowledge, understanding and skills to plan, design, implement and evaluate a strength and conditioning programme. This includes demonstration and instruction of Olympic lifting.

What You'll Learn:

  • How to operate as a strength and conditioning coach as part of an athletic support team.
  • The best ways to analyse, measure and assess performance needs
  • Strategies to develop and agree short, medium and long-term goals with clients
  • How to plan, deliver and evaluate programmes designed around strength and conditioning training.
  • Develop advanced warm-up techniques and how to apply them to elite athletes and teams
  • How to instruct and deliver olympic weightlifting, squatting and deadlifting
  • Theories, concepts and techniques to be applied to gain the best performance form teams and individuals

This qualification can act as preparation to become UKSCA accredited

Level 4 Strength and Conditioning

Become a Qualified Strength & Conditioning Coach and take your career to the next level! Learn Olympic lifting and elite drill techniques.

Everyone was really nice and supportive. The few times I rang for advice my questions were answered quickly. I loved the study materials and will continue to read through them – I look forward to level 3!

Sam L

COURSE DETAILS

This course is specially designed for distance learning plus the attendance of a 2-day workshop.

When you sign up with FitLearn, we provide you with a fitness tutor and an induction webinar to get you started on the right foot. All of the tutors for our Level 4 Award in Strength and Conditioning hold an MSc in Strength and Conditioning to ensure that the information and experience for our students is exceptional and of first-class.

The webinar gives you a complete overview of our service, together with the instructions on how to get the best out of your course and access support if you need it.

Get the following resources:

With easy-to-follow materials, flexible study and tutor support, FitLearn set you up for success.

ENTRY, QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

Anyone over the age of 16 can study with us. The entry requirements for this qualification are a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training or Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Completion of this course will give you the following qualification:

  • VTCT Level 4 Award in Strength and Conditioning

This qualification can act as preparation to become UKSCA accredited for the following UKSCA assessments:

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Level 4 Award in Strength and Conditioning qualifies you to work as a Strength and Conditioning Coach either in a self-employed capacity or within sports teams such as rugby clubs, football clubs or athletic clubs. Many students use this course as the foundation to becoming UKSCA accredited or to further their studies and enrol on to a masters program such as the St. Marys University distance learning degree course

Our careers service will start your career

Choose a package with career services, and you will be assigned a Career Manager offering 12 months support into work after you’ve completed your course, including:

  • A Careers Line to your dedicated Career Manager – Your dedicated Career Manager will answer any questions obout getting your foot on the career ladder.
  • A CV Editing Service – Send us your current CV, we will edit it to make it fit for purpose for the fitness industry.
  • Exclusive Job Access – Receive exclusive invitations to our Recruitment & Assessment Days hosted by our employment partners who seek to employ FitLearn graduates into their gyms and health clubs across the country.

We aim to make every aspect of the study as flexible as possible – including our assessments. We believe you should be able to take your exams and practical sessions when it suits you.

Our four assessment paths  

  • Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP) – fill in your LAP when you complete modules. Submit your answers, work with your tutor and achieve.
  • Multiple choice exam – take your exam at the venue, using our simple multiple choice format.
  • Case study ­– test your client skills on a training partner. Build a client profile for them and create an exercise programme. Deliver the programme and then evaluate the results. Just like you will be doing for clients when you’re working as a professional.
  • Workshop – for the Level 4 Strength and Conditioning, you’ll spend the weekend working with our expert tutors, learning high-level techniques and taking a final assessment.

Our course the only fast-track strength and conditioning coach course in the UK. You are required to attend the course for one weekend plus complete an assignment and workbook before your attendance. On the last day of the weekend you will complete your practical assessment.

When you sign up with FitLearn, we provide you with a fitness tutor and an induction webinar to get you started on the right foot.

The webinar gives you a complete overview of our service, together with the instructions on how to get the best out of your course and access support if you need it.

Get the following resources:

  • Unlimited tutor support by telephone and email
  • Hard copy training manuals, created by fitness professionals
  • Access to a purpose-built online training portal where you can complete multiple choice exams and submit video-based assessments
  • A weekend with our expert tutors

With easy-to-follow materials, flexible study and elite tutor support, FitLearn set you up for success

Outcomes

  • VTCT level 4 award in strength and conditioning training
  • Eligible for entry onto Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) at Level 4 and apply for membership of CIMPSA.
  • Get prepared for the UKSCA exams
  • Enrol on to a masters degree program and take your studies further
  • Work with high-calibre athletes within sports teams
  • Offer high-level strength and conditioning services as a professional specialism
  • Stand out from your competition

SUPPORT WHEN YOU NEED IT

FitLearn gives you proven materials that contain all the information you need. But if you’re still struggling, take advantage of our unlimited 1-2-1 support to help you over any hurdles in the course. Our professionals have been through the same learning as you – so there’s not a challenge you can’t beat together.

FAQs

WHAT SKILLS DO I REQUIRE TO ENROL ON THE COURSE?

You must hold a Level 3 Personal Training qualification or higher to be accepted onto this course.

DO I HAVE TO SIT ANY EXAMS?

FitLearn require all students to be properly assessed. You will sit a paper based multiple choice exam when you attend your training weekend.

I WORK FULL TIME – WILL THIS COURSE WORK FOR ME?

This course has been constructed with flexibility in mind, and is designed to fit around a busy life. You can complete the theory side and take online assessments when you like, but they must be completed before the practical date. The practical section of this course will require you to attend one weekend on site – you will have the option to choose the venue and time that best suits you.

HOW WILL MY TUTOR SUPPORT ME THROUGH THE COURSE?

You can contact your tutor via or telephone to ask about any aspect of the course.

Additionally we provide you with a step-by-step guide to assist you through the study and assessment process –if you haven’t studied in a while, it’s the perfect aid to get you up to speed.

During the practical weekend, an expert tutor will be on hand to teach you and help out with any issues.

WILL THERE BE ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS?

VTCT charge a registration fee for each qualification you take with them. Registration fees are payable at time of requesting your certificate once all study has been completed.
 
The registration fee for the VTCT Level 4 Award in Strength and Conditioning is £80.

WILL FITLEARN ACCEPT STUDENTS BASED OUTSIDE THE UK?

We regularly work with students on a global basis, but it is important to note that this course requires you to attend a weekend workshop in the UK.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COURSE COST?

You receive all the FitLearn written learning materials needed to study this course at your home – together with full tutor support for 12 months.

I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION – WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

We are happy to answer any questions you have, just call 020 3322 7111.

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