Fitness Instructing leading to YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

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Start Date: 4 January 2022
Attendance: Part Time
Location: Tottenham Centre

Start Date: 3 January 2023
Attendance: Part Time
Location: Tottenham Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

If you are already working as a fitness instructor but need to gain qualifications to reach the next level in your career or if you want to become a fitness instructor then this course could be ideal for you.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Health, safety and welfare in the fitness environment
  • How to support your clients
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Understand the active leisure and learning sector
  • Understanding the employing organisation, and employment rights and responsibilities
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • Preparing and instructing a kettlebell session
  • Planning and instructing circuit sessions
  • Preparing and leading a walking session
  • Principles of customer service
  • Diet and nutrition for healthy living
  • Food groups and digestion

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and Maths or an equivalent Level 1 qualification at Merit (and Functional Skills in English and Maths)

All applicants must have an interview and audition to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

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.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On successful completion of this course you may progress onto Personal Training - Level 2 Diploma (YMCA) or Sport - Level 2 Extended Diploma.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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