YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Walking

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to lead safe and effective walking sessions for groups of people with varying fitness and skill levels. The combination of the Level 2 mandatory units and walk leading units, provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to plan and deliver fitness walking sessions.

Learners will cover:

 

Structure: 

Mandatory units

(Learners must complete all units to achieve 18 credits)

Credits GLH
Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise  6 41
Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health  4 28
Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment  2 16
Know how to Support Clients who take part in Exercise and Physical Activity  2 13
Plan and Prepare a Walking Session  2 10
Lead a Walking Session  2 16
Prerequisites: 

Learner prerequisites

  • none

Staff approval requirements

Assessment: 
  • coursework
  • multiple choice examination
  • practical demonstration/assignment
Fees and resources: 

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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:

  • Syllabus
  • Learner Assessment Record

 

Progression routes: 
  • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
Qualifications: 

Award in Delivering Seated Recreational Physical Activities

This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required of an individual in order to work in an unsupervised capacity, including the values and principles of adult social care and the ability to plan and deliver seated recreational physical activities.

Designed for social care workers, activity organisers/coordinators and volunteers, who may include parents, carers, relatives, peer mentors or peer motivators.

Learners will cover:

Structure: 

Mandatory units

(Learners must complete all units to achieve 4 credits)

Credits GLH
Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care 1 10
Plan and Deliver Seated Recreational Physical Activities 2 11
Considerations for the Safe Delivery of Seated Recreational Physical Activities 1 8
Accreditation: 

  • REPs CPD points: 16
Prerequisites: 

Learner prerequistes 

  • none

Staff approval requirements

Assessment: 
  • coursework
  • practical demonstration/assignment
Fees and resources: 
Qualifications fee
Award In Delivering Seated Recreational Physical Activities £30
Unit fees
Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care £15
Plan and Deliver Seated Recreational Physical Activities £15
Considerations for the Safe Delivery of Seated Recreational Physical Activities £15
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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:

  • Syllabus
  • Learner Assessment Record

 

Progression routes: 
  • Level 2 Award in Walk Leading
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Walking
Qualifications: 

Book a direct observation

Submission of performance based video evidence is required for the following courses:

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment

Where you are unable to provide video evidence, a CYQ approved assessor may perform a direct observation for an additional fee. Please click here for details of CYQ assessors.

Internal Quality Assurer Gold

Intended for those who manage a team of internal quality assurers. Learners will have all the skills to effectively manage a team of internal assurers in addition to gaining practical experience of ensuring the internal integrity and quality of assessment. A three-unit qualification delivered via eLearning, a one-day face-to-face workshop and distance learning.

Please note, to be eligible for this qualification, learners must have access to at least two candidates to gather assessment evidence. 

Internal Quality Assurer Bronze

Develop an understanding of the principles and requirements for internally maintaining the quality and integrity of the assessment process. This single-unit qualification is intended for those who simply wish to know about internal quality assurance within any requirement to practise. The qualification is delivered entirely via eLearning. Have a look at the show reel to preview the eLearning resource. 

Structure

Unit 4: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
Total credit value = 6

Assessor courses

Acquire the skills you need to support and assess candidates in a work based and/or learning environment.

The Assessor course is divided up into four learning packages Bronze, Silver (Option 1 or 2) and Gold. The packaged options allow learners to study at a time and pace which is most suitable to them. Click on the options below to find out more.  

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