YMCA Certificate in Gym Instructing Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Sport, Travel and Public Services

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£245.00

Discounts may be available
Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only
Start Date

Start Date
01 October 2022

Day(s)

Day(s)
Saturday and Sunday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
16:30

Duration

Duration
7 weeks

In a nutshell

The aim of this intensive qualification is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills so they can engage, facilitate, educate and support clients in a gym or health club environment. Completing this qualification allows learners to access Gym Instructor jobs.

This course is for...

... people looking to begin their pathway into the fitness industry

... those who want to work as an instructor in the context of gym-based exercise, exercise to music or group instruction.

... anyone with a keen interest in health and fitness.

Course content

This course comprises 5 units and units 1-3 are mandatory. (It is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).)

  1. Anatomy and physiology
  2. Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment
  3. Lifestyle Management and Health Awareness
  4. Gym Based program, planning and preparation
  5. Gym based program delivery and professional instruction.

The practical units include:

  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare gym-based exercise programmes

Assessment: This is an intensive theory and practical course that will be assessed by a multiple-choice exam, an on-line open book Y-mark assessment, a workbook and practical assessment.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although learners will need a keen interest in fitness instruction based activities; practical participation is essential. Candidates must be aged 16 or over.

UCCE2126AK
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 01 October 2022

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