Introduction to Fitness leading to Level 2 YMCA Diploma in Fitness Instruction

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Start Date: 7 September 2022
Attendance: Full 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.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

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.

Topics covered can include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • Planning and instructing circuit sessions
  • Preparing and leading a 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.

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?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. 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.

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 Level 3 YMCA Diploma in Personal Training - Level 3 Diploma (YMCA) or Sport - Level 3 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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