Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Our fully funded course in Exercise and Fitness Instructing enables people to work and progress in the fitness industry.

The YMCA Level 2 Diploma in Exercise and Fitness Instructing qualification provides learners with the skills, knowledge and competence neeed to follow a areer as an exercise and fitness instructor.

Learners will meet the requirements of occupational, population and environments specialisms, allowing access to jobs working in the exercise and fitness sector in a range of settings and with a range of clients.

There are no specific entry requirements.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have skills in communication pitched at level 2.

A seperate fully funded course in Functional Skills English is available for those that require support to improve communication skills.

Page last reviewed/updated: 27.11.2023

This course is delivered over a 6 week period.

By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a multi-disciplined Fitness Instructor, meeting the requirements of a range of CIMSPA professional standards.

We can provide this course as a fully funded individual programme and also when participating in our English and/or Maths qualification. 

Awarding body: YMCA Awards