• YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (603/2767/4)

    Price

    £55

    GLH

    144 hours

    TQT

    211 hours

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    603/2767/4

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 March 2018

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    • Aged 16+

    Assessments

    • Multiple choice theory test
    • Assessment workbooks
    • Programming for client documents
    • On-course practical delivery of specific gym-based exercise
    • Observation of consultation and summative gym-based delivery
    • Programming from case studies Worksheets

    Endorsement

    Overview

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Gym Instructor, as set out within the CIMSPA professional standard.

    The purpose of this qualification is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills so they can engage, facilitate, educate and support clients in a gym or health club environment.

    Completing this qualification allows learners to access Gym Instructor jobs.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • Anatomy and physiology including:
      • the heart and circulatory system
      • the respiratory system
      • the digestive system
      • structure and function of the skeleton
      • musculoskeletal system
      • postural and core stability
      • the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
    • Principles of working in the gym environment, including customer service and how to maintain health, safety and welfare
    • How to conduct consultations and promote the health benefits of physical activity
    • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults, both individuals and groups.

    To achieve the YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Group Exercise Instructing, learners need to achieve 5 mandatory units. There are 9 assessment tasks across the 5 units:

    • Multiple choice theory test:
      • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors (K/616/7823)
    • Assessment workbook:
      • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors (K/616/7823)
      • Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment (M/616/7824)
      • Lifestyle management and health awareness (K/616/7949).
    • Programming for client documents
    • On-course practical delivery of specific gym-based exercise
    • Observation of consultation and summative gym-based delivery
    • Programming from case studies
    • Worksheets:
      • Gym-based programme planning and preparation (D/616/7950)

    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 Certificate in Gym Instructing can lead to employment as a gym instructor.

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

    • YMCA Level 2 Award in Group Exercise Instructing (603/7151/1)
    • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in the Foundations of Strength and Conditioning (Trainer) (603/3413/7)
    • 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 3 Apprenticeship in Personal Training
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) (603/2438/7)
    • 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 Business Skills for the Fitness Professional (600/1146/4)
    • 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 Programming and Supervising Exercise with Disabled Clients (600/5681/2)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates (Practitioner) (603/3855/6)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) (603/3617/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Performance Massage (610/0701/8)
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    K/616/7823Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors✔️✔️
    M/616/7824Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment✔️✔️
    K/616/7949Lifestyle management and health awareness✔️✔️
    D/616/7950Gym-based programme planning and preparation✔️✔️
    H/616/7951Gym-based programme delivery and professional instruction✔️✔️

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