Posted: 04 April 2019
Providing a fresh and inspiring way for learners to absorb information, we’re excited to announce the launch of our brand-new Exercise Referral eLearning!
Designed to support blended delivery of the Level 3 Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors (Y/503/7493) and Level 4...
Posted: 18 February 2019
The new ‘Level 2 Certificate in the Foundations of Strength and Conditioning (Trainer)’ has been launched by YMCA Awards.
Previously, strength and conditioning (S&C) training qualifications were only accessed by an exclusive group of elite athletic, football and professional sports club coaches...
Posted: 13 November 2018
We are delighted to announce that Paula Wells, former Operations Director of fitness education provider - Premier Global NASM, joined YMCA Awards on 22nd October as our new Director.
Regarded as the international gold standard in the active leisure sector, YMCA Awards qualifications are delivered...
Posted: 10 September 2018
As industry leaders, YMCA Awards are delighted to announce that, as a registered End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO), we are now able to offer End-Point Assessment (EPA) for the Level 3 Leisure Duty Manager Standard.
This is the first standard in our plan, with more to come over the coming...
Posted: 23 August 2018
We're getting in touch to let you know that we're withdrawing the YMCA Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity (501/0118/3). We're replacing this qualification with the YMCA Level 3 Award in Nutrition to Support Physical Activity (603/3098/3), which is already available.
Posted: 03 August 2018
Welcome to the August edition of YMCA Awards' newsletter!
Fair pricing for all
Earlier this week, we got in touch with main centre contacts to announce our new fair pricing strategy. We believe that some awarding organisations over-complicate qualification fees through...
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.