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YMCA Awards: a regulated awarding organisation.

As experts in education, health and wellbeing we've been developing UK-regulated and globally-recognised qualifications for 20+ years.

Our regulated health, fitness and wellbeing qualifications are designed with industry experts and employers. Whether you're are looking to take your first steps into the industry or are established fitness professionals, we have a qualification to help you get ahead.

Select an option from the navigation above or explore topics below for more information on our offer.


Careers in Fitness

We've developed job profiles to show some of the exciting roles learners can pursue within the fitness industry as well as a careers quiz to help you decide on the right career path.

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Find a training provider

We regularly update our list of approved training providers, which you can use to find YMCA Awards courses in your area.

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Online learning

 Our engaging, bitesize online short courses and eBooks put you in the driving seat allowing you to explore subjects such as muscle physiology, bones and joints, weight management, principles of fitness and a whole host of other topics.

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Our customer support specialists are on hand to support with all your approval questions.

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