Sport and Fitness

YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction – Online Delivery
Course Title
YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction – Online Delivery
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
This course involves physical exertion and individual participation is essential therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. Access/membership to a gym is essential. Learners may find it helpful to have already achieved a qualification in English and maths.
Leads on to
You will gain the skills required for employment or career progression in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.
Number of Weeks
This course has been designed to cater for learners who are currently in employment or who are looking for a change in career. The course will be taught remotely, with students completing workbooks online. There will be 3 practical lessons that students must attend, as well as theory and practical assessments. They will be assigned a course tutor for guidance when studying online. Gain the confidence and practical experience in communicating, motivating and interacting with customers. This course will provide you with a great foundation for your career within the fitness industry. Modules may include:
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Health, safety and welfare
Principles of exercise fitness and health
Programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients
Communicating and motivating with clients
Planning gym-based exercise
Instructing gym-based exercise