If you are interested in working within a gym or are already working as a fitness instructor but need to gain qualifications to reach the next level in your career then this course is ideal for you. The course has an number of individual awards (eg. circuit training, exercise to music, studio resistance, step exercise and fitness walking) which may make your CV stand out from the crowd.
The course runs for 2 days per week for approximatley 36 weeks.
On completion of this course you can enrol onto the Level 3 YMCA Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) in September.
Topics covered can include:
Completion of these units will qualify you for a full Level 2 YMCA Diploma in Exercise and Fitness Instructing qualification which will allow you to work within a gym environment and deliver a number of addtional classes.
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will be assessed via a combination of observations during practical tasks and written coursework. Assessments throughout the course vary from assignment to assignment, giving you a chance to showcase your development through a variety of methods.
You will need to wear sport-related clothing and footwear.
On successful completion of this course you may progress onto Level 3 YMCA Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) or Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport.