Fitness Instructing CYQ Level 2 Certificate (YMCA)
Leading to a recognised CYQ qualification, this practical course equips you with the skills you need to work as a Gym Instructor in a wide range of establishments.
You do not need any qualifications or experience to start.
During the course you will cover topics including:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Principles of Exercise
- Health & Safety
- Barriers to Participation
- Resistance Training and Cardiovascular machines
2 x multiple choice exams, 2 x worksheets, 1 x portfolio, 2 x practical assessments.
Further study and career options
Recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals, on successful completion you will be qualified as a Gym Instructor, and past students have gained work on cruise ships, in gyms, as personal trainers, managing fitness centres and training in specific sports.
Alternatively you can progress on to one of our Level 3 Fitness qualifications.
We regard appearance, conduct and attitude as an essential and on-going part of the course. You will be required to wear appropriate clothing and follow professional codes of appearance and conduct at all times.
You will need to attend College one evening a week. You will also be expected to research and practise skills covered in lectures during your own time.