Gym Instructing YMCA Certificate Level 2
This course provides students with the opportunity to be taught and assessed in a real working environment. There will be theory sessions linked to practical sessions which will enable you to understand the physiological effects of exercise on the body. Students can take advantage of the on-site fitness suite at Sutton Coldfield College to enhance learning of the working environment.
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Providing a positive customer experience in the fitness environment
• Lifestyle and health awareness management
• Gym-based programme planning and preparation
• Gym-based programme delivery and professional instruction
Anatomy and Physiology provides an insight into the structure and function of the human body, covering the musculoskeletal system, cardiorespiratory system, digestive system and nervous system. Learners will also explore the principles of exercise, fitness and health with a focus on how physical activity will benefit individuals and help to reduce the risk of various conditions and illnesses
You will also gain an understanding of health and safety in the work environment to ensure safe participation in exercise. This will cover elements of client screening and risk assessment of equipment and the work environment.
As part of the practical element of the course, learners will be required to demonstrate excellent customer service and competency within the gym environment. You will learn how to structure a safe and effective, balanced training programme to be delivered to your client. All of which will assist your transition into the working environment.