Gym Instructing - Level 2 YMCA Diploma in Exercise and Fitness Instructing (Daytime - Enfield)

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Start Date: 6 September 2023
Duration: 36 Weeks
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Location: Enfield Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

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.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • Planning and instructing circuit sessions
  • Preparing and leading a fitness walking session
  • Preparing and instructing studio resistance sessions
  • Preparing and instructing exercises to music sessions
  • Preparing and instructing step exercise sessions
  • Principles of positive customer service
  • Mental health awareness
  • Lifestyle management
  • Working within the community
  • Working with inactive people

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.

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and Maths or an equivalent Level 1 qualification (eg. City & Guilds or Functional Skills)

All applicants must have an interview 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?

You will need to wear sport-related clothing and footwear.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

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.

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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