• YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates (Practitioner) (603/3855/6)

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Group Exercise Instructor – in the context of Pilates – as set out within the CIMSPA Core Group Exercise Instructor professional standard.

    Price

    £65

    GLH

    215 hours

    TQT

    373 hours

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates (Practitioner)

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    603/3855/6

    Availability

    Operational start date – 12 December 2018

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Aged 16+

    Assessments

    • Assessment workbooks
    • Multiple choice theory papers
    • Worksheets
    • Progressive programme and viva
    • Session planning
    • Summative observation of practical teaching Evaluation and reflection

    Endorsement

    Overview

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Group Exercise Instructor – in the context of Pilates – as set out within the CIMSPA Core Group Exercise Instructor professional standard. The purpose of this qualifications is to enable learners to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective Pilates sessions. Completing this qualification enables learners to access jobs instructing unsupervised Pilates sessions.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • Anatomy and physiology required when exercise programming and designing for a range of clients.
    • Importance of professionalism, customer service, effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge and understanding of commonly occurring medically controlled diseases and health conditions.
    • Understanding the principles and fundamentals of Pilates.
    • How to plan and programme a Pilates session for groups and individuals. How to deliver a Pilates session.

    There are 10 assessment elements across the 6 mandatory units for this qualification, with an additional 2 assessment elements for the optional unit:

    • Assessment workbook
      • Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment
      • Lifestyle management and health awareness
      • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors (optional unit only)
      • Applied anatomy and physiology
    • Multiple choice theory paper
      • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors (optional unit only)
      • Applied anatomy and physiology
    • Worksheets:
      • Principles of planning and delivering group exercise knowledge questions
      • Fundamentals of Pilates
    • Progressive programme and viva
    • Session planning
    • Summative observation of practical teaching
    • Evaluation and reflection

    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.

    This qualification can lead to work as an employed or self-employed yoga instructor. It can also lead to further training at the same or higher levels including:

    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner).
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (Practitioner)
    • Specialist Pilates courses including antenatal and postnatal yoga.
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    M/616/7824Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment✔️✔️
    K/616/7949Lifestyle management and health awareness✔️✔️
    A/616/4747Applied anatomy and physiology✔️✔️
    R/617/1395Principles of planning and delivering group exercise✔️✔️
    K/617/3542Principles and fundamentals of Pilates✔️
    M/617/3543Plan and deliver a Pilates session
    K/616/7823Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors✔️✔️

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