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Sports, Health and Fitness
Water based exercise.
Aqua Aerobics

This course is designed for any age or ability with high and low impact options to suit individual needs. Water is a safe way to exercise if you have joint…

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Exercise to music students.
Cardio and Body Conditioning

This course is designed for any age group or ability and high and low impact options are offered to suit individual needs. A short burst of cardio work is followed…

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Fitness Instructor Theory Certificate (Online) Level 2

The Fitness Instructor Theory Certificate (Online) Level 2 provides the underpinning knowledge for all practical instructor courses. This course is a requirement in order to gain the full qualification as…

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Two ladies stretching
Flex and Tone

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to keep muscles toned and the body stretched and supple and enjoys the company of like-minded individuals and a friendly working environment….

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Pilates for beginners class.
Pilates for Beginners

This course is designed for complete beginners. Why not join us and learn how to use breathing techniques, set up positions and which muscles to use! Pilates allows the body…

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Pilates for Improvers

Take it to the next level and challenge some moves you have learnt or just perfect them! Pilates allows the body to redress the balance in muscle tone, lengthening tight…

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Ante-natal student
YMCA Adapting Exercise for Ante-natal and Post-natal Clients Award Level 3

If you hold a YMCA Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification and are looking to develop your skills and knowledge, this is the perfect course for you! This course will give…

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Water based exercise.
YMCA Aqua Water-Based Exercise Instructor Certificate Level 2

This qualification is the practical element for those wishing to work in the health and fitness industry in the context of Aqua/water-based exercise. The aim of this course is to…

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Chair based exercise.
YMCA Chair Based Exercise Instructor Award Level 2

This qualification is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and competence required to work in an unsupervised capacity with older adults and disabled adults. The YMCA Chair Based Exercise Instructor…

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YMCA Children’s Fitness Instructor Certificate Level 2

The YMCA Children’s Fitness Instructor Certificate Level 2 is available to those who wish to run health related exercise sessions for children and those who are already running such sessions…

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Circuits.
YMCA Circuit Training Instructor Award Level 2

The YMCA Circuit Training Instructor Award Level 2 is aimed at individuals who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills required to plan and instruct safe and effective group circuit…

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Exercise referral student.
YMCA Exercise Referral Diploma Level 3

The Exercise Referral Diploma Level 3 is aimed at qualified fitness professionals who wish to learn how to provide assistance/advice and design exercise programmes for people with certain medical conditions….

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Exercise to music students.
YMCA Exercise to Music Instructor Certificate Level 2

The YMCA Exercise to Music Instructor Certificate Level 2 is the practical element to become an Exercise to Music Instructor. You will learn through a mixture of practical and theory…

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Students in fitness theory lesson.
YMCA Fitness Instructor Theory Certificate Level 2

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…

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YMCA Group Indoor Cycling Instructor Award Level 2

This qualification is aimed at individuals with a passion for fitness and who wish to design and deliver safe and effective group indoor cycling sessions. It is an ideal add-on…

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Two students training in the gym.
YMCA Gym Instructor Practical Certificate Level 2

The YMCA Gym Instructor Practical Certificate Level 2 is the practical element of the full Gym Instructor qualification for those wishing to work in the health and fitness industry. To…

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Students in a circle training.
YMCA Instructing Boot Camp Fitness Training Award Level 3

The aim of this qualification is to provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to plan and deliver safe and effective boot camp fitness training sessions that incorporate the…

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Tutor instructing Pilates
YMCA Instructing Pilates Diploma Level 3

This course is perfect if you’re looking to learn how to programme and deliver Pilates sessions as well as developing your knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology. You will…

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YMCA Leisure Management Certificate Level 3

This course provides the knowledge and skills required to prepare you for employment as a first line manager in the Active Leisure sector. You will also learn how to deal…

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Fitness theory session.
YMCA Personal Training Certificate Level 3

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for you to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one…

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Coaching sports performance and development students in the gym.
YMCA Personal Training Diploma Level 3

This course is part of the full qualification required to become a personal trainer. To fully qualify for the diploma you will have to pass and complete the Fitness Instructor…

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sports massage
YMCA Sports Massage (Soft Tissue) Diploma Level 3

The Sports Massage Diploma Level 3 is available to those who wish to improve their knowledge and skills to enable them to deliver sports massage. The course is made up…

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sports massage
YMCA Sports Massage Therapy Certificate Level 4

The YMCA Sports Massage Therapy Certificate Level 4 provides you with the skills and knowledge required to work as a sports massage practitioner providing safe and effective treatments for injured…

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Exercise to music students.
YMCA Step Exercise to Music Award Level 2

This qualification is particularly relevant for individuals already instructing who wish to improve their knowledge and skills to enable them to deliver Step Exercise to Music sessions. You need to…

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Group of people doing yoga
Yogalates for All

This course is for anyone who wants to improve their health and well-being in a warm and friendly environment. The sessions are designed for all ages and capabilities and learners…

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