Health related Activity

VTCT Level 1 Award in Assisting Health Related Activity Sessions

Course Summary

VTCT Level 1 Award in Assisting Health Related Activity Sessions is a qualification that has been designed to introduce learners to the knowledge and skills needed to assist in the planning, preparation, delivery and conclusion of health related activity sessions.

In this qualification learners will develop the practical skills needed to motivate and communicate effectively with participants, exploring requisite knowledge and understanding, including principles of fitness, physiological benefits of physical activity and health and safety.

Areas which may be covered during the course:

  • Know the health and safety considerations when planning activity sessions

  • Understand the principles of fitness

  • Understand the effects activity sessions have on health

  • Plan an activity session


When successfully completed learners will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualification:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership

Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

  • Level 2 Diploma in Exercise, Health and Fitness Instructing

  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions