Is this course for you?
The qualification allows you to follow a flexible programme with a mix of distance and contact learning to suit your own needs.
This course is aimed at learners who have a passion for health and fitness and want to pursue a career as a personal trainer in the context of gym-based exercise. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective programmes of exercise working on 1 to 1 basis with clients. This course will give you a qualification that is recognised within the fitness industry and by employers, as a key measure of achievement.
The YMCA qualification is a vocationally related qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 on the qualification and credit framework (QCF). It also provides access onto the register of exercise professionals (REPs) at Level 3 as well as CIMSPA.