• Posted: 01 August 2018
    YMCA Awards has launched the new YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Group Exercise to Music (Freestyle) - the first qualification in our new Group Exercise suite, mapped to the CIMSPA Core Group Exercise Instructor professional standard. The YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Group Exercise to...
  • Posted: 01 August 2018
    */ This year, we’re celebrating twenty years of awarding qualifications. We were the first awarding organisation in the fitness and active leisure sector and we’re not going anywhere. We believe that some awarding organisations over-complicate qualification pricing through inflated advertised...
  • Posted: 05 April 2018
    Last week, YMCA Awards hosted the second in our series of Vanguard Group receptions in the Houses of Parliament and officially launched our brand new, CIMPSA endorsed, Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing, Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Level 3 Comined Diploma in Gym Instructing and...
  • Posted: 28 February 2018
    YMCA Awards has become the first awarding organisation to achieve endorsement from the Chartered Institute of the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) having embraced the organisation’s new professional standards in three new gym instructor and personal training qualifications. Our...
  • Posted: 27 November 2017
    YMCA Awards is one of the leading qualification providers in the fitness sector, having had years of delivering quality educational products that are used across the globe. Our success is based not only on the partnerships and relationships we form, but most of all, on our ability to listen and...
  • Posted: 21 November 2017
    YMCA Awards and many of our partners have had enormous successes lobbying policy-makers, but what if we could combine our efforts and provide a platform whereby the industry’s highest performing providers and sector experts could speak as one? It was this question that prompted us to launch the...
  • Posted: 13 October 2017
    Even small changes can make a big difference when it comes to enhancing the learner experience, and following key stakeholder feedback, we’ve made some significant improvements to the finer details of one of our top qualifications.   As of 23rd October 2017:  • Learners will no longer need to...
  • Posted: 13 October 2017
    To support the development of new qualifications and education products, we need your help to gather input from the wider fitness professional market. CIMSPA and other industry bodies are effectively gathering the feedback and views of employers and training/education partners to develop new...
  • Posted: 13 October 2017
    Why develop a new qualification?   As industry leaders it’s a matter of pride for us to make sure our qualifications are not just fit for purpose but also follow the very latest standards and guidelines. We want to be able to offer you the most up to date material and the decision to bring out a...
  • Posted: 13 October 2017
    Points make new relationships possible! YMCA Awards is always looking for new, creative and innovative ways of supporting our customers, and we are very pleased to announce that YMCA Awards have now partnered with CIMSPA to offer CPD points on all programmes that gain endorsement approval. Centres...

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