Sport and Fitness

YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training
Course Title
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
Grade 4 and above in GCSE English, maths and PE and an additional GCSE at grade 4 or equivalent industry experience. Assessment activities on day of interview.
Leads on to
You may choose to progress on to a relevant Level 4 qualification such as an HNC or Foundation degree. You may choose university, or seek an apprenticeship or employment within the Health & Fitness industry, or freelance work.
This course is aimed directly at those wishing to become professionals within the Health & Fitness industry. The programme brings together specialist study areas across a broad range of fitness and exercise disciplines, allowing the individual to maximise their knowledge, skills and potential. This course will run over 2 days a week. You will learn: Level 3 – Certificate in Fitness Instructing
Anatomy and Physiology for exercise
Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness environment
Planning Gym based exercise
Instructing Gym based exercise Level 3 – Certificate in Personal Training
Anatomy and Physiology for exercise
Applying the Principles of Nutrition as part of a Personal Training Programme
Programming Personal Training with clients
Delivering Personal Training sessions