• YMCA Level 2 Award In Walk Leading (600/6202/2)

    The purpose of this qualification is to provide the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan and to lead safe, effective walking sessions for mixed-ability groups.

    Price

    £15

    GLH

    26 hours

    TQT

    40 hours

    YMCA Level 2 Award in Walk Leading

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/6203/4

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 August 2012

    Operational end date – 30 April 2022

    Certification end date – 30 April 2024

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Aged 16+

    Assessments

    • Multiple choice theory papers
    • Assessment workbooks
    • Planning documents
    • Observation of practical skills Evaluation

    Overview

    The purpose of this qualification is to provide the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan and to lead safe, effective walking sessions for mixed-ability groups.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • How to prepare, lead and evaluate a walking session
    • Structuring a walking session
    • The benefits of walking programmes for all levels of fitness
    • The link between walking and healthy living How to respond to health and safety issues.

    There are 3 assessment elements across the 2 mandatory units for this qualification:

    • Plan and prepare a walking session documents
    • Observation of practical skills
    • Evaluation

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    Our Level 2 Award in Walk Leading can lead to employment as a group exercise instructor.

    This qualification can also lead to further training at the same or higher levels including:

    • YMCA Level 2 Award in Engaging Children Aged 0-5 in Sport and Physical Activity (603/7218/7)
    • YMCA Level 2 Award in Engaging Children and Young People in Sport and Physical Activity (603/7216/3)
    • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Group Exercise Instructing (603/7154/7) (in further disciplines)
    • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (603/2767/4)
    • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in the Foundations of Strength and Conditioning (Trainer) (603/3413/7)
    • YMCA Level 3 Apprenticeship in Personal Training
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Business Skills for the Fitness Professional (600/1146/4)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (603/1902/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (603/1903/3)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness (600/1144/0)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Sports Conditioning (600/1145/2)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Older adults (600/5879/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Disability and Impairment (610/1559/3)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Perinatal (610/0829/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (Practitioner) (603/2921/X)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Performance Massage (610/0701/8)[ST1] 
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates (Practitioner) (603/3855/6) YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) (603/3617/1)
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    F/602/4084Plan and prepare a walking session
    J/504/1278Lead a walking session

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