Summative case study assessment

For the summative case study assessment of your Level 4 personal training course, using your case study client, Alex, as an example, you should prepare a comprehensive presentation that covers the following aspects:

  1. Initial Consultation and Assessment Overview: Detail your initial consultation with Alex, including key findings that informed your planning and delivery throughout the case study period.

  2. Planning Process Overview: Explain the key aspects of your plans for Alex, such as the programme, session plans, and modifications, and how they impacted his journey.

  3. Coaching Process Overview: Describe the key aspects of your coaching process with Alex and how they affected his progress.

  4. Support and Management of Client’s Journey: This should include:

    • Research questions formulated for Alex.
    • Evaluation and critical analysis of information used to develop plans, programmes, and modifications for Alex.
    • Sources of information, ensuring credibility, currency, and relevance to Alex’s goals.
    • Differentiation between quantitative and qualitative information.
    • Presentation of information in a client-friendly manner.
    • Impact of information on your professional development and application to future clients.
  5. Technologies Used: Discuss technologies (wearables, apps, etc.) used with Alex, reasons for selection, and how the information provided by these technologies informed your personal training practice.

  6. Evaluation of Methods Used to Interpret and Integrate Data: Assess the effectiveness of these methods, adaptations made, and potential improvements for future benefit.

  7. Evaluation of Your Digital/Social Media Profile: Discuss how your digital presence affected your relationship with Alex and potential improvements for a more positive impact in the future.

  8. Behaviour Change Theories and Communication Techniques:

    • Explanation of techniques and theories considered and used.
    • Evaluation of the effectiveness of these strategies with Alex, including adaptations made for maximum benefit and potential improvements for future clients.
  9. Reference List: Include all sources of information used throughout the case study in your presentation.

  10. Presentation Format: Your presentation, which should last 10-20 minutes, can include various formats such as PowerPoint, digital data, videos, images, audio recordings, charts, tables, or client records.

  11. Supporting Documentation: Provide accessible versions of all case study notes and supporting information (including reference list) to your assessor, in formats like handouts, digital copies, or printouts.

  12. Assessor’s Questions: Be prepared to answer questions from your assessor to clarify or expand on aspects of your case study and presentation.

Ensure that all these elements focus on Alex’s specific journey, with detailed explanations and justifications for each decision and action taken throughout the training period. This comprehensive approach will demonstrate your ability to effectively plan, execute, and adapt a personal training programme tailored to an individual client’s needs and goals.