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YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

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Course Code
LA12793
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, This is a part time course delivered with a blended approach (face to face and online) with dates TBC
Department
Sport & Fitness
Start Date
17 Sep 2024
End Date
17 Jun 2025
Course Overview
If you’re looking to embark on an exciting and rewarding career in the fitness industry your journey starts here with the Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Fitness.

The Level 2 Diploma in Exercise and Fitness provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to be a successful gym instructor. On the course there is a mixture of classroom based and practical units. On this course you will:

- Learn about the human body and how it works, including the heart, lungs and muscles
- Understand how to deliver basic health assessments such as blood pressure and BMI tests
- Develop knowledge of health awareness and lifestyle management and approaches to develop health and fitness
- Gain the knowledge and skills to develop and plan programmes for a range of clients
- Supervise and support participants in a gym-based environment

On this course you will benefit from face to face training provided by fitness professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Learners also benefit from having access to a modern, up-to-date fitness facility in Lifestyle Fitness which provides a fantastic environment within which to gain experience and the qualifications needed to gain employment.

There are various methods of assessment. You will complete workbooks and online questions for the knowledge-based units. Practical assessments will take place, where you will be observed conducting a client consultation and instructing gym-based exercise.
No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. This course is aimed at learners with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness industry.

Please note there is a practical element to the course.
The YMCA Diploma in Exercise and Fitness is a nationally recognised qualification which helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding employers look for. Once completed learners can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training. There are also progression opportunities within the health and fitness industry at both intermediate and advanced level.
£288
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