We’re updating our qualification to align to CIMSPA professional standards

Developed by employers and industry experts, CIMSPA professional standards redefine what learners need to know, understand and demonstrate to be ‘work-ready’ when completing a qualification.

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The table below shows the full list of YMCA Awards qualifications mapped to CIMSPA professional standard. Click the qualification title for more information.

Key

CGEI Core Group Exercise Instructor professional standard
GI Gym Instructor professional standard
PT Personal Trainer professional standard
A Alligned to professional standard (shares content with an endorsed qualification)
E Endorsed against professional standard

 

Qualification title CGEI GI PT
YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Group Circuit Training (603/3751/5) E    
YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling (603/3813/1) E    
YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (603/2767/4)   E  
YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Group Circuit Training (603/3752/7) E    
YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling (603/3817/9) E    
YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Group Exercise to Music (Freestyle) (603/3406/X) E    
YMCA Level 3 Award in Nutrition to Support Physical Activity (603/3098/3)     A
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (603/3103/3)     A
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (Practitioner) (603/2921/X)   E E
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing, Personal Training (Practitioner) and Portable Equipment (603/3504/X)   E E
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) (603/2438/7)     E
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner), Outdoor Exercise and Sports Conditioning (603/3510/5)     E
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner), Outdoor Exercise, Sports Conditioning and Portable Equipment (603/3505/1)     E
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates (Practitioner) (TBC) (Coming December 2018) TBC    
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) (603/3617/1) TBC