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Fitness Instructing CYQ Level 2 Certificate (YMCA)

  • L2
  • EHCP

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.


Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications or experience to start.

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles of Exercise
  • Health & Safety
  • Barriers to Participation
  • Resistance Training and Cardiovascular machines

Assessment methods

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.

Additional information

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.

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
15 week(s) 19/09/2017 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £347 Cauldwell Street H1133S1 Course in progress
15 week(s) 21/09/2017 Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £347 Cauldwell Street H1133S2 Course in progress
15 week(s) 06/02/2018 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £347 Cauldwell Street H1133S4 Apply
15 week(s) 01/02/2018 Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £347 Cauldwell Street H1133S5 Apply

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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