YMCA Intensive Certificate in Fitness Instruction - Mandatory Units Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Sport, Travel & Public Services

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£275

Start Date

Start Date
30 May 2020

Day(s)

Day(s)
Saturday and Sunday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
15:30

Duration

Duration
2 days

In a nutshell

This intensive course is ideal if you have a keen interest in working in the health and fitness industry, or if you work as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise, exercise to music or group instruction.

This course is for...

...heating engineers to get up-to-speed on the latest regulations

…learning the practical skills in heating engineering

Course content

The mandatory units include:

  • Anatomy and physiology including:
    • the heart and circulatory system
    • the respiratory system
    • structure and function of the skeleton
    • musculoskeletal system
    • postural and core stability
    • the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise

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 an intensive theory and practical course that will be assessed by a multi-choice exam 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.

Additional information

Why not continue studying and choose form one of our courses below:

  • Level 3 personal training (full or part time)
  • Level 2 group cycling
  • Level 2 exercise to music
  • Level 2 exercise and physical activity for children
  • Level 2 instructing circuit session

…or gain employment in the fitness industry.

Where can I study YMCA Intensive Certificate in Fitness Instruction - Mandatory Units Level 2?

UCCE2126AF
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 30 May 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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