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Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award Level 1

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    Part Time

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    One Year

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    Boston

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    September 2020

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The Level 1 Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award is designed for students who wish to gain a fitness qualification to further their career aspirations in the fitness industry, or prepare them for further training or education.

As well as a standalone qualification, this course is also offered to current sport students as an additional qualification to their courses.

What will I do?

To gain the Level 1 Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award you will need to complete modules in:

  • Exercise and fitness knowledge
  • Participating in physical activity
  • Exploring personal fitness
  • Understanding the health and fitness industry
  • Assist in the delivery of an exercise session

Teaching and learning will take place in both the gym and classrooms.

In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE grade.

The entry qualifications for the Level 1 Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award are an active interest in fitness training and demonstrate a proven commitment and enthusiasm for the profession in the form of a positive reference. However, relevant Key Stage 4 qualifications will also be considered.

The Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award will take you one year to complete. You will attend Boston Colleges Peter Paine Performance Centre for two hours, one day a week.

The Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £272.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

The Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award is assessed through workbooks, practical individual work and an examination.

Successful completion of the Level 1 Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award should enhance your prospects of finding a career within the fitness industry.

How to Apply.

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Creating an account is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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