Gym Instructing - Level 2 Certificate (YMCA)

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Start Date: 12 September 2022
Duration: 7 Months - This course runs in the evening
Attendance: Part Time
Location: Enfield 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.

You will study theory, anatomy, physiology, and practical work in areas such as resistance training and circuit training. The course will develop your skills, knowledge and competence to plan and teach unsupervised sessions to all ages.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course consists of two qualifications. You will cover an Introduction to Gym Instructing and the Gym Instructing - Level 2 Certificate (YMCA).

Topics covered can include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of training
  • Planning and delivering gym sessions
  • Working with clients
  • Health and Safety

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 1 or above or an equivalent Level 1 qualification

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

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed on your completed practical tasks, against industry standards. Written assessment will include multiple choice questions, paper-based exams and written assignments.

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?

You may progress onto a number of courses, including:•Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (learners must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Gym-based Exercise)•Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral for Specified Controlled Certificate in Personal Training •Level 3 Award in Programming and Supervising Exercise with Disabled Clients •Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga •Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates
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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