• YMCA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (501/0519/X)

    Price

    £50

    GLH

    242 hours

    TQT

    370 hours

    YMCA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    501/0519/X

    Pathways

    Gym-based exercise; Exercise to music; Water-based exercise; Exercise and physical activity for children

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 July 2010

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    None, however, learners require access to clients and the appropriate facilities within a work environment

    Assessments

    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Performance at work (observations)
    • Role play/simulation
    • Products of work
    • Witness testimony
    • Reflective account
    • Tasks and projects Multiple choice questions

    Overview

    The YMCA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is a work-based learning qualification designed to confirm a fitness instructor’s ability to apply the knowledge, understanding and skills relating to one of the following disciplines: gym instructing, exercise to music, water-based exercise or children’s fitness

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • The heart and circulatory system
    • The respiratory system
    • Structure and function of the skeleton
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Postural and core stability
    • The nervous system
    • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
    • The health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
    • Motivating and communicating effectively with clients
    • Health, safety and welfare.

    This qualification is assessed through direct observation in the workplace and through a portfolio of evidence. Types of acceptable evidence include, but are not limited to:

    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Performance at work (observations)
    • Role play/simulation
    • Products of work
    • Witness testimony
    • Reflective account
    • Tasks and projects
    • Multiple choice questions

    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.

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    Benefits of YMCA Awards endorsement

    Realise extra value from existing, non-regulated training programmes

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