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The following theory papers are samples of assessments used throughout the health and fitness industry, scottish colleges and from various UK undergraduate programs. These mock assessments are provided as a FREE resource so please feel free to use them. The assessments can be completed on any device that can connect to the internet. Please note these assessments are a free resource and are only permitted for private use; any commercial usage would infringe copyright.

CIMSPA Level 2 Exam Papers

SQA National Certificate: Sport & Fitness Papers

CIMSPA Level 3 Exam Papers

SQA National Qualification:Sport & Fitness   Papers

CIMSPA Level 4 Papers

SQA Higher National Certificate: Sport & Fitness Papers

NSCA Exam Papers

SQA Higher National Diploma: Sport & Fitness

 

CIMSPA Level 2- Free Mock Assessments and Templates

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Please click link the image to enter the online mock assessment in subjects associated with health, fitness and exercise .

Anatomy Drawing

Exercise Physiology Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology. This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum of 28 marks overall (70%) is required to pass. 

Link to Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise (YMCAFit)

Link to Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise (YMCAFit) Answers

Barbell and Kettlebell Weights

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Principles of Fitness 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass Level 2 principles of Fitness associated module. This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum of 28 marks overall (70%) is required  to pass.

Link to Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health (YMCAFit)

Link to Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health (YMCAFit) Answers

 

Templates

Lifting Weights

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Plan, Teach and Evaluate a Gym Based Exercise Session

This template allows for planning the exercsie and gym session. This template helps students to address the outcome objectives [Plan a gym based session for a specified client group]

Link to the assessors observation check sheet.

Link to the session evaulation check sheet

 

 

CIMSPA Level 3 - Free Mock Assessments & Templates

Please click link the image to enter the online mock assessment in subjects associated with health, fitness and exercise or click the link for the PDF version.

Brain Sketch

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Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 28 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

Link to VTVC Mock Paper 1

Link to VTCT Mock Paper 2

Link to Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise (YMCAFit)

Link to Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise (YMCAFit) Answers

Diet Salad

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Level 3 Nutrition Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the Level 3 Nutrition & Physical Activity.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 30 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 21 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

Link to Nutrition Mock papers (YMCAFit)

Link to Nutrition Mock papers (YMCAFit)

Link to Nutrition Mock papers (Active IQ)

Link to Nutrition Mock papers (RSPH)

Older M-F couple

Level 3 Older Adult Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 3 Older Adult course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 10 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 7 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Pregnant Belly

Level 3 - Ante-natal & Post-natal Clients Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 3 Ante-natal & Post-natal course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 10 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 7 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Templates

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Level 3 - Professional Development Award in Personal Training Template

 

This document contents a template that will allow candidates to develop their portfolio of evidence to demonstrate they are at the standard required to pass the Level 3 Personal Training Award.  

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CIMSPA Level 4 - Free Mock Assessments

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Level 4 - The Cancer Client and Exercise Prescription  Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  Cancer and Exercise Prescription course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 30 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 21 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Level 4 - Mental Health  Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  Mental Health and Exercise Prescription course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 15 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 11 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Level 4 - Obesity and Diabetes  Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  obesity and Diabetes course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 28 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Brain Sketch

Level 4 - Neurological Conditions and Exercise Prescription  Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  Neurological Conditions and Exercise Prescription course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 45 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 32 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Treadmill Walking

Level 4 - Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription  Mock Assessment 2

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription  course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 28 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Level 4 - Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription  Mock Assessment 1

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the Level 4  Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription  course.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 40 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 28 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Running Shoes
 
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Strength & Conditioning Online Assessments 

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Barbell Weights

Strength & Conditioning Mock Assessment

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the UKSCA Level 2.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This theory paper has 50 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 36 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Barbell and Kettlebell Weights

NSCA-CSCS Exam: End of chapter questions

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 125 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 88 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Heavy Lifting

NSCA-CSCS Exam: Bioenergetic Questions

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 30 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 21 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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NSCA-CSCS Exam: Endocrine Responses

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 20 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 14 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Baseball Pitcher

NSCA-CSCS Exam: Movement Mechanics

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 13 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 9marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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NSCA-CSCS Exam: Testing, Test Selection and Scoring

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 37 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 26 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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Warm Up

NSCA-CSCS Exam: Warm-up and Physical Preparation

 

This theory paper comprises questions that are indicative of the standard required to pass the NSCA-CSCS Exam.  All questions are multiple-choice.  This  paper has 15 marks (each question is worth 1 mark). A minimum total of 11 marks (70%) is required in order to pass. 

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SQA National Certificate and Qualification: Sport & Fitness 

Sport Tactics

SCQF Level 5 & 6 Sports Coaching & Fitness 

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Sport and Fitness: Coaching Development (SCQF level 5)

 

This mock paper  helps you understand the requirements needed when planning sports coaching sessions. This module requires you to develop, deliver and evaluate a progressive sequence of sessions.

 

On completion of this mock paper you should be able to:

  1. Assess the requirements of participants for participation in sports coaching sessions.

  2. Produce plans for a sequence of sports coaching sessions.

  3. Prepare resources to ensure safe and effective participation in sports coaching sessions.

  4. Prepare participants of the sports coaching session.

  5. Deliver a planned sequence of sports coaching sessions designed to improve performance.

  6. Evaluate the sports coaching sessions and contribute to recommendations for personnel improvement.

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What is Leadership: An Introduction (SCQF level 5)

 

This Unit is important because it will help you to understand what is meant by leadership. You will find out about what makes an effective leader. You will think about the skills and qualities you already have and those you will need to develop to be an effective leader.

Improving your abilities helps you cope with today’s quickly changing world. Achieving this Unit will help you build confidence, learn more easily, and may improve your career prospects.

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Human Physiology in the Development of Performance (Higher)

 

This mock paper  helps you develop a greater understanding of the basic anatomical and physiological principles which underlie human performance in a sporting or dance related activity leading to the production of an extended training programme for a single participant.

 

On completion of this mock paper you should be able to:

  1. Explain the structure and function of the skeletal and muscular systems.

  2. Explain the structure and function of the cardio-respiratory and energy systems.

  3. Explain the adaptations that take place within the skeletal, muscular, cardio-respiratory and energy systems as a result of sporting or dance related training.

  4. Design an extended performance related physical training programme for a participant.

 
 
 

SQA Higher National Awards:

Sports Coaching & Fitness, Health & Exercise

At Strength-Physiology.Online we are fully aware of the many awards that you can complete to gain entry into the fitness industry or in some cases progress onto University to study sports-based degrees. Awards that are commonly studied is the Higher National Certificate/ Diploma in Sports Coaching with Sports Development; Fitness, Health and Exercise (SCQF level 7/8); and Sports Science (SCQF Level 7/8). These awards aim to give you the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to seek employment within the leisure and fitness industry. You typically gain knowledge and transferable skills in a range of subjects including exercise programming, health screening, nutrition, first-aid for sport, exercise physiology, and anatomy.

To aid in helping you for any of these assessments we have included several 'mock assessment' papers that allow you to fully prepare. All you need to do is source the specific module and see if there is an assessment paper to download 100% FREE!! Additionally, we have also provided several subject specialist pages that includes free online lectures and also other materials to help you prepare. 

Exam

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SCQF Level 7 Sports Coaching & Fitness Modules

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Health Screening (SCQF Level 7)

 

These mock papers help you to to devise and apply a pre-exercise screening questionnaire. This subject is aimed at individuals wishing to work in the health and fitness industry setting.

On successful completion of the Unit the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe key factors relating to screening.

  2. Apply appropriate screening procedures to a specific client.

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Fitness Testing For Sport (SCQF Level 7)

 

This mock paper [outcome 1 only]  helps you prepare for the theoretical elements relating to the selection, application and evaluation of appropriate fitness testing protocols. 

On completion of this mock paper you will be able to:

  1. Describe the key factors relating to fitness testing and test selection.

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Working Effectively & Safely with Clients (SCQF Level 7)

 

This mock paper  helps you understand the importance of safe and effective working relationships with clients. On completion of this mock paper you should be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of effective working relationships and customer service when working with personal training clients.

  2. Describe key methods of communication used when working with clients.

  3. Identify the components of TTM.

  4. Identify the importance safeguarding children and vulnerable adults when working with clients.

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Core Strength & Posture  (SCQF Level 7)

 

This mock paper helps further develop your understanding of human anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on the role of core strength in human movement. On completion of this mock paper you  should be able to:

  1. Describe the various planes of movement.

  2. Describe the role of skill related components of fitness.

  3. Describe nervous control of movement, and the role of core strength and posture on exercise performance.

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Research in Sport & Fitness: An Introduction  (SCQF Level 7)

 

These mock papers helps you further develop your ability to access and analyse information on a sport or fitness related topic. This includes accessing both primary and secondary sources and presenting the findings of the research investigation in an appropriate form.

 

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SCQF Level 8 Sports Coaching & Fitness Modules

Managing Volunteers in Sport and Recreation (SCQF Level 8)

 

This mock paper aims to ensure understand

issues surrounding the management of volunteers within voluntary sport and recreation clubs.

 

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Psychology of Sports Performance (SCQF Level 8)

 

This mock paper aims to ensure that you can identify the key mental factors which relate to sports training and performance, can analyse an individual’s strengths and weaknesses in relation to mental skills, and can design an appropriate mental training programme for an individual.

 

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SCQF Level 8  Fitness, Health & Exercise Graded Unit 2 Module

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Templates

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Professional Development Award in Personal Training Template

 

This document contents a template that will allow candidates to develop their portfolio of evidence to demonstrate they are at the standard required to pass the Level 3 Personal Training Award.  

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Lifting Weights

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Plan, Teach and Evaluate a Gym Based Exercise Session

This template allows for planning the exercise and gym session. This template helps students to address the outcome objectives [Plan a gym based session for a specified client group]

Link to the assessors observation check sheet.

Link to the session evaulation check sheet