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Professional Qualification: YMCA Fitness Instructor Theory Certificate

The YMCA Fitness Instructor Theory Certificate Level 2, provides the underpinning knowledge for all practical instructor courses. This course is a requirement in order to gain the full qualification as a Gym, Exercise to Music, Children’s Fitness or Aqua Instructor.

You will learn through both theory and practical sessions taught by a team of highly qualified, professional and experienced teachers, trainers and assessors and you will be assessed through multiple choice examination and worksheets. To study this course you must be enrolling onto one of our Level 2 practical pathways.

If you prefer to study your theory online via e-learning you can work through the units at your own pace from home. This option will not be suitable for all, so please discuss this with a tutor at your interview.

To study this course, you must be enrolled on one of our Level 2 practical pathways.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
CT2FIT1S Paignton Campus 01/02/2020 - 21/03/2020 - 6 £300.00 FC Apply Now
CT2FI41P Paignton Campus 31/10/2019 - 13/02/2020 THU 09:00:00:0 - 12:30:00:0 14 £300.00 FC Apply Now
CT2FIT1PNA Offsite 08/11/2019 - 28/02/2020 FRI 09:00:00:0 - 12:30:00:0 14 £300.00 FC Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

"I teach across all of the sports courses on offer at the College. Before pursuing a career in teaching, I was a Physical Trainer with the RAF for seven years. I am a strong advocate for the outstanding learning environment and inspirational teaching available to students at the College. I encourage students to study additional qualifications, unique to the College, to enhance further study and employment options."Danny Gaze

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