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Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based) ( Level 2 Certificate)


Course Overview

This award is suitable for those wishing to gain entry into employment within the fitness industry.The YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is widely recognised as the industry’s minimum requirement to practice as a fitness instructor. It is for those who want to develop the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career in sport and active leisure as an employed/self-employed fitness instructor within one of the following disciplines. This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16+ age group. It is based on fitness National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised as the industry minimum requirement by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and employers. It also enables progression on to further learning within the health and fitness sectors.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    15 Weeks
  • Campus

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2022

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based) Ref S051
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue: 1:30PM-4:30PM Thu: 1:30PM-4:30PM)
    Full £144.00
    Concession £58.00
    Examination £37.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strabane
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No prior qualifications are required, learners need to be aged 16+.

Additional Information

Modules you will study: - Principles of exercise, fitness and health - Anatomy and physiology for exercise - Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment - Planning Gym-Based exercise - Instructing Gym-Based exercise


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    There’s such a social and friendly atmosphere at the college. My lecturers are extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
  • Image of Linda McGlinchey (Photography)
    This course had a huge impact on my life. Not only did it give me the confidence to start my own photography business, but I also gained friends for life!
    Linda McGlinchey (Photography)

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