Sports and Fitness

Intermediate Certificate in Fitness Instructing

18 Weeks , Day time , East Ham Campus
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Is the Course for me?

This course will enable you to obtain a level two qualification in fitness.

This course will provide you with the opportunities in knowledge and skills in the fitness sector and to facilitate progression onto a Level-3 course, apprentice and/or employment.

What is involved?

The YMCA Fitness Instructing Certificate consists of 6 units: Practical, theory and desk based units. During the course you will study a range of health and fitness units to gain knowledge in a variety of components.

Volunteer Hours
You will have the opportunity to complete 30 hours working with the college sport enrichment team in supporting sport events, weekly sport and exercise enrichment sessions and supporting activities in the fitness suite.

Enrichment Activities
A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Examples of Enrichment activities conducted are sport activities, workshops, outings and debates. There is also the opportunity to request other enrichment activities that you have an interest in.

i - Learning Sessions
This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning.

Support Tutorials
Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course. Support tutorials are at flexible times to meet your needs. This could occur during the daytime and evenings.


On completion of this qualification, you may want to progress into employment or complete another qualification at Newham College London. If you are staying within sport's ever growing industry the follow courses may be of interest to you:

Access to HE in Sport Science Level 3
YMCA Certificate in Personal Training

Course Requirements

70% on pre entry test

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