Distinction Fitness and EducationFitness Center in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Distinction Fitness and Education are a newly established business which is delivering Central YMCA Qualifications with an emphasis on quality. Our goal is to introduce enthusiastic, knowledgeable and qualified students to the leisure industry and also to provide existing gym instructors and personal trainers with high quality, affordable developmental training. We will deliver this high quality by only using tutors who are not only well qualified in the industry, but also have industry working experience and suitable teaching qualifications. Our main strategy is to establish excellence in an area where we feel that the quality of training has declined.
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Gym Instructor Award, Level 2, Central YMCA Qualifications
Qualification: Central YMCA Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Exercise)

Course Content

This qualification covers all of the knowledge and skills you will require to become a instructor. More specifically -gym based level 2 course will teach you:

  • Anatomy, physiology and Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Planning and Instructing gym-based exercise

Route to Qualification and Assessment Methods

Step 1

Your course will begin 4 weeks prior to the first weekend of your instructing workshop. During this period you will undertake home study based work to cover the modules:

  • Anatomy, physiology and Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Step 2

You will then attend your four day workshop which will be spread over two weekends. This will enable you to fully absorb the theoretical content of the course and practice the practical elements of the gym instructor course. The workshops will cover:

  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Planning and Instructing gym-based exercise

During this time you will carry out two multiple choice theory exams and complete two worksheets.

Step 3

Final assessment. Following completion of the four day workshops you will be assessed five weeks later, teaching a variety of gym-based exercises to your client. This assessment will last approximately 60 minutes and will be observed directly by one of our assessors.

Support

As a student of Distinction Fitness and Education you will receive tutor help throughout the duration of your studies. You will have regular contact with your tutor and you may contact them at anytime.

Pre-requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this qualification however you will need some experience of using a gym. You will also need to be over 16 in order to complete the practical assessment.

REPS Information

This qualification is worth 20 points with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

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Price495
Personal Trainer Award, Level 3, Central YMCA Qualifications
Qualification: Central YMCA Level 3, Award in Personal Training

Course Content

This qualification covers all of the knowledge and skills you will need to become a Personal Trainer, over a period of 18 weeks. This course will teach you:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Delivering personal training sessions
  • Programming personal training with clients (including customer lifestyle and fitness testing and assessment)
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

Route to Qualification and Assessment Methods

Step 1

You will be required to attend a two day workshop which will cover the nutritional elements of the personal trainers award. The workshop will cover:

  • Applying the principles of nutrition of a physical activity programme

On week 10 of your course you will be required to complete one multiple choice theory exam (70% pass) and hand in nutrition case study

Step 2

You will then undertake 4 weeks home study based work to cover the modules:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

Step 3

You will be required to attend five workshops which will be spread over two weekends to allow you to fully absorb the theoretical content and practice the practical elements of the advanced instructor course. The workshops will cover:

  • Delivering and programming personal training with customers
  • Client lifestyle and fitness testing and assessment

On week 11 of your course you will complete one multiple choice anatomy and physiology theory exam (70% pass)

Step 4

Final Assessment (Week 18).It will last approximately 90 minutes and will be observed directly by one of our assessors.

Assessments will include:

  • Undertaking a variety of physical measurements from your client and correctly reporting the data
  • Undertaking a variety of training approaches (cardiovascular and resistance training) with your client
  • Submission of 12 week case study and VIVA (professional discussion)

Support

As a student of Distinction Fitness and Education you will receive tutor help throughout the duration of your studies.

Pre-requisites

You will be required to have already completed and passed a Certificate in Fitness Instructing, Level 2 qualification. You will also need to be over 16.

REPS Information

This qualification is worth 20 points with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)

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Price985
Circuit Training Award, Level 2, Central YMCA Qualifications
Qualification: Central YMCA Level 2, Award in Circuit Training

Course Content

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.

Learners will cover:

  • How to design and teach safe and effective circuit training sessions
  • The principles of warm up, the aerobic curve and cool down
  • Working to music
  • Motivating participants
  • A variety of group teaching skills
  • How to respond to health and safety issues

Step 1

Your course will begin with a two day in-depth practical workshop where you will learn how to incorporate and adapt exercise components to plan and deliver a range of muscular strength and endurance and cardiovascular exercises in a group based setting.

Step 2

You will then have four weeks in which to plan and practice developing your teaching skills within a group based circuit training session before attending a practical assessment. The practical assessment will last approximately 60 minutes.

Support

As a student of Distinction Fitness and Education you will receive tutor help throughout the duration of your studies. You will have regular contact with your tutor and you may contact them at anytime.

Pre requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this qualification however you will need some experience of using a gym. You will also need to be over 16 in order to complete the practical assessment.

REPS Information

This qualification is worth 20 points with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

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Price240
Nutrition for Physical Activity, Level 3, Central YMCA Qualifications
Qualification: Central YMCA Level 3, Nutrition for Physical Activity

Course Content

This covers all of the knowledge and skills you will need to gain your Level 3 Nutrition for Physical Activity qualification. More specifically, this qualification will teach you:

  • Principles of nutrition
  • Digestive system, structure and function
  • Macro and Micro nutrients
  • Hydration
  • Food groups
  • Calorific values
  • Interpreting food labels
  • Healthy eating and food preparation
  • The dangers of fad diets
  • Nutrition and physical activity

Route to Qualification and Assessment Methods

You will be required to attend Distinction Fitness and Education's two day workshop. The workshop will cover:

  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Collecting, analysing and utilising nutritional information
  • The principles of nutritional goal setting with clients
  • Providing nutritional advice in line wih nationally recommended best practice

You will then have eight weeks home study in which to complete a case study, thereinafter you will attend an assessment to:

  • Carry out one multiple choice theory exam (70% pass)
  • Hand in nutrition case study

Note: Assessment will be weekend 1 of the Personal Trainers Award

Support

As a student of Distinction Fitness and Education you will receive tutor help throughout the duration of your studies. You will have regular contact with your tutor and you may contact them at anytime.

Pre-requisites

You will be required to have already completed and passed a Certificate in Fitness Instructing, Level 2 qualification. You will also need to be over 16.

REPs Information

This qualification is worth 20 points with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

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Price265
Sports Conditioning Award, Level 3, Central YMCA Qualifications
Qualification: Central YMCA Level 3, Award in Sports Conditioning

Course Structure

The aim of this qualification is to equip the learner with the skills required to provide fitness programmes to improve performance across a range of sports and sporting events.

You will be required to:

Attend a two day Distinction Fitness workshop

Produce a Case Study

During your workshop you will learn skills such as:

Sport analysis

Movement analysis

Periodisation

Power and Plyometrics

Speed

Agility

Quickness

Support

As a student of Distinction Fitness and Education you will receive tutor help throughout the duration of your studies. You will have regular contact with your tutor and you may contact them at anytime.

Pre-requisites

You will be required to have already completed and passed a Certificate in Fitness Instructing, Level 2 qualification. You will also need to be over 16.

REPS Information

This qualification is worth 3 points with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) ....

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Price295
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