• YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) (603/3617/1)

    This qualification is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a yoga instructor. It recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required of an individual to work in an unsupervised capacity to plan, instruct and evaluate a safe and effective yoga session.

    YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) (603/3617/1)
    PriceGLHTQT
    £65217367

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    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    603/3617/1

    Availability

    Operational start date – 12 November 2018

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    • Aged 16+

    Assessments

    • Assessment workbooks
    • Multiple choice theory papers
    • Worksheets
    • Yoga practice journal
    • Session plan
    • Progressive programme and viva
    • Observation of performance/session evaluation

    Endorsement

    Overview

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Group Exercise Instructor – in the context of yoga – 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 yoga sessions. Completing this qualification enables learners to access jobs instructing unsupervised yoga sessions.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • Anatomy and Physiology required when exercise programming and design 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 philosophy and fundamentals of yoga 
    • How to programme a yoga session
    • How to instruct a yoga 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
    • philosophy and fundamentals of Yoga’
    • Yoga practice journal
    • Session plan
    • Progressive programme and viva
    • Observation of performance/session 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.

    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 Pilates (Practitioner).
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (Practitioner)
    • Specialist yoga 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✔️✔️
    Y/503/0317The philosophy and fundamentals of YogaWorkbook
    A/617/3044Plan and deliver a Yoga session
    K/616/7823Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors.✔️✔️

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