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Join one of the UK's leading health and fitness awarding organisations

Read the YMCA Awards brochure to find out how your centre can work with YMCA Awards.

Why YMCA Awards?

Offering a YMCA Awards qualification is a signal to potential students that your centre provides highly respected qualifications, backed by industry experts and employers.

Relevant qualifications

Along with establishing qualifications in new areas, YMCA Awards continually check and review content, syllabuses and resources to ensure they remain industry relevant.

Respected and recognised

Our qualifications are highly respected amongst industry experts, employers and students both nationally and internationally. In addition to all our qualifications being regulated by Ofqual, a range are also:

High quality resources

YMCA Awards offers a comprehensive range of resources for tutors and learners including manuals, workbooks and DVDs. Detailed assessment and internal quality assurance documentation is also available.


Our team offers extensive support over the phone, via email and in person. YMCA Awards also offers centre training and syllabus support days throughout the year.


As well as being available in standalone format, YMCA Awards' vocationally related qualifications can be used within Apprenticeships and Study Programmes. In addition, YMCA Awards' suite of Level 1 qualifications has been designed to integrate with a host of other qualifications including GCSEs and NVQs.