YMCA Awards Certificate in Fitness Instructing Level 2 (GYM)

This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.

Throughout the course candidates will learn:

  • 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
  • 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 a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults – both individuals and groups.

Accreditation

REPs CPD Points: 20 points

Assessment

  • multiple choice theory paper
  • practical examination
  • worksheets

Entry Requirements

None

Progression Routes

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Course Prices

£680 £495

£680 £445 – Student Rate

A £100 (non-refundable deposit) is required to secure a place on this course.

Gym Instructor and Personal Training package:  £1600 (£1400 student rate) when booked together.

Payment plan

12 Month 0% interest payment plan available on request.

Course Dates

Stirling | 11,12,13,14 May 2019 | Spaces Available

Glasgow | 1,2,8,9 June 2019 | Spaces Available

Aberdeen | 29,30 June & 13,14 July 2019 | Spaces Available

Ayr | 28, 29 September & 26,27 October 2019 | Spaces Available

Hamilton | 26,27 October & 9,10 November 2019| Spaces Available

Stirling | 2,3,16,17 November 2019 | Spaces Available

Aberdeen | 23,24 November & 7,8 December 2019 | Spaces Available

Ayr | 1,2,15,16 February 2020 | Spaces Available

Hamilton | 29 February & 1,14,15 March 2020| Spaces Available

Edinburgh | 11,12,18,19 April 2020 | Spaces Available

Stirling | 8,9,11,12 May 2020 | Spaces Available

Glasgow | 6,7,20,21 June 2020 | Spaces Available

Aberdeen | 27,28 June & 11,12 July 2020 | Spaces Available

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