YMCA Health Fitness & Exercise Instruction Diploma Level 2





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About the course

If you are looking for a full time course to allow you to work in the health and fitness industry then look no further! This course is recognised by the fitness industry and is an excellent start to a rewarding career. We will show how the body operates, how to plan a fitness session in the gym and how to communicate with your clients. All tutors, on the programme, work within the fitness industry and their knowledge will help you on your way to great success. 

Entry Requirements

 You will need:

  • Minimum Grade D / 3 GCSE Maths  
  • Minimum Grade D / 3 GCSE English  
  • Minimum Grade D / 3 GCSE Science plus one other in any subject
  • A desire to succeed
  • A positive attitude towards excellent attendance and meeting assessment deadlines.


What will I do on this course?

You will study a variety of topics including:

  • How to plan and prepare group exercise sessions
  • How to communicate with and motivate your clients
  • How to instruct a variety of exercise sessions
  • Understand the benefits of a balanced diet
  • How to programme a variety of sessions for a range of clients

You will also study English and Maths GCSE and work towards achieving a Grade C in both subjects ( if not achieved at School) 

Who is it for?

If you are passionate about health and fitness and looking to develop a career in this fast growing industry, then this is the perfect course for you! You will need to be:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work on your own and as a part of a team
  • Self motivated
  • Committed to becoming and staying fit and healthy
How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Assignment based
  • Presentations
  • Practical
  • Tests 
What could I do next?

Once successful, you may progress onto:

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer course
  • Level 3 BTEC Sport (Outdoor Adventure)
  • Level 3 BTEC Public Services 
Additional cost

 Uniform/ gym wear £40.00 plus appropriate footwear. 


 You will need an interview for this course 



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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