Sports Apprenticeships

YMCA Level 2 Apprenticeship in Fitness Instruction

One of the most popular health and fitness qualifications, gaining a YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is a great way to start your career in the Health and Fitness Industry. It is recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2 and widely respected by employers throughout the industry in the UK and abroad.

This is a great starting point for those wishing to work in the leisure and fitness industry, in a gym, health club or leisure centre. From here you can progress to a Personal Trainer or further opportunities for development.

YMCA Level 3 Apprenticeship in Personal Training

This qualification is particularly relevant for individuals seeking to increase their knowledge base and programming skills.

Candidates will learn:

Advanced exercise and fitness knowledge covering:

  • Bones and joints
  • Muscles and muscle actions
  • Core stability
  • Principles of progressive training and professionalism
  • How to plan a safe and effective progressive programme/advanced session
  • How to instruct a safe and effective progressive programme/advanced session
  • How to evaluate a safe and effective progressive programme/advanced session
  • Award in Outdoor Fitness
  • Award in Sports Conditioning
  • Award in Business for the Fitness Professional

As Reynolds Apprenticeship Courses are government funded learners are required to meet basic entry criteria. The framework of the qualifications includes tutorial for Level 2 and 3 curriculum, a certificate in Industry Organisation Awareness, Appointed Persons First Aid Certificate, Key skills and work based learning.


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