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IQF LEVEL

Level 2 - Entry Level Qualification

TOTAL LEARNING HOURS

128 TLH

START DATE

Immediate

MODE OF LEARNING

Online | On-demand

COST

£295.00 

or £29 monthly (x12)

IQF Level 2 Certified
Strength and Conditioning
Instructor

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The IQF Level 2 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (Certified Strength and Conditioning Instructor) provides all the necessary prerequisites for working in the fitness/sports sector. It develops the required underlying scientific principles and helps the learner understand how to apply them in unique settings 

Andrew Langford, Director, IUSCA, London, UK 

About the Level 2

Welcome to the IUSCA IQF Level 2 Certified Strength and Conditioning Instructor course. This is a formal qualification that certifies foundation competencies within the domain of strength and conditioning (S&C). This is generally the minimum standard required for meeting health and safety (H&S) specifications within organisations and from a legal liability perspective, allowing you to gain employment in a gym, fitness centre, or sports club. 

Some examples of jobs where this qualification is appropriate are: Fitness Instructor, Assistant S&C Coach, S&C Intern, Sport Coach, Physiotherapist/Athletic Trainer.

This online course will cover the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, psychology, biomechanics, and nutrition, while developing an understanding of the scientific basis of program design and implementation over an extended period of time. This consists of online guided learning, along with video tutorial, and structured assessments.

Candidates will be assessed through a Portfolio of Evidence consisting of a case study, a practical demonstration, and significant reflective practice. 

This course is intended to take approximately 128 hours (128 TLH), which includes significant guided learning (48 GLH) as well as supplementary learning and assessment time (80 hours).

Satisfactory completion of the course will result in the candidate being awarded the title of IQF Level 2 Certified Strength and Conditioning Practitioner.

IQF LEVEL 2

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATION

128 TOTAL LEARNING HOURS

ON-DEMAND

INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED

46 INTERACTIVE MODULES

  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How can I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a global classification system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and countries. All of our courses and certifications are internationally accredited.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.
  • Are the courses accredited?
    Yes, our courses are internationally accredited and regulated on the International Qualification Framework (IQF). This ensures global portability of your certification.
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This was a really valuable course. I not only gained entry-level certification that meets the minimum standard within organisations, but I also leant a great deal about S&C and coaching.

Daniel, Student in Sport & Exercise Science, University of Kent

Bonus Content

For a limited time only, when you register for our Level 2 Certified Strength and Conditioning Instructor, you will also receive the following great benefits: 

FREE ACCESS TO IUSCA VIDEO (including over 20 hours of content from leaders in the field such as Brad Schoenfeld, Derek Hansen, Greg Lehman, Ron McKeefery, Lorena Torres, and many more...

FREE LIVE WEBINARS

FREE IUSCA T-SHIRT or CAP*

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*Upon achieving certification

International
Recognition

As an international accreditation body in S&C, our qualifications carry global recognition. All of our courses are accredited by the IUSCA Awarding Committee.

Our certifications are also regulated under the International Qualification Framework (IQF), which ensures standardisation and portability of qualifications worldwide. Please see the table below to understand the comparable levels of education.

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Andrew Langford, Performance Consultant

It's great to have an international standard for courses and qualifications. This makes it easy for coaches to understand the level they are at, and where they want to be. 

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Aden Flannagan, Lead S&C Coach, Leicester City

 When recruiting, we look for candidates that have the right qualifications and show a keen interest in professional development. The IUSCA seal guarantees the standards we require. 

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Grateful and honored for the opportunity to collaborate with IUSCA providing opportunities for those internationally. We strive to bring in the top talent no matter what part of the globe they are from.

Stephanie Mock, Director of Sports Performance, Pitt

  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How can I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a global classification system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and countries. All of our courses and certifications are internationally accredited.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.
  • Are the courses accredited?
    Yes, our courses are internationally accredited and regulated on the International Qualification Framework (IQF). This ensures global portability of your certification.
  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How can I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a global classification system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and countries. All of our courses and certifications are internationally accredited.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.
  • Are the courses accredited?
    Yes, our courses are internationally accredited and regulated on the International Qualification Framework (IQF). This ensures global portability of your certification.
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