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What are the career opportunities available to me?

There are a range of career opportunities from freelance Fitness Instructors, Studio Co-ordinators, Health club based Fitness instructor to Personal Trainer. There is also an opportunity to progress in operations and health club management or even develop to be a qualifications verifier or industry consultants

Do I need to be very fit to attend the course?

The courses primarily focus on developing skills in fitness instruction and coaching, however an interest and a participation in fitness prior to attending the course will help you get ahead.

Who is YMCA Awards?

YMCA Awards formally awards health and fitness qualifications, which are on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), officially approved by Government organisations the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the sector skills council SkillsActive. YMCA Awards works to ensure quality qualifications are delivered via approved centres and actively works to develop new qualifications to meet industry and employers needs.

Are the qualifications internationally recognised?

Impact British Training Solutions aims to offer courses that are nationally and internationally recognised ensuring that your investment in our courses makes sense.

Are YMCA Awardss accepted by employers?

Employers within the health and fitness industry recognise YMCA Awards qualifications. Students who have achieved a YMCA Awards qualification are legible for automatic registration on to the industry register, REPs - now often a perquisite of many employers.

Are there different study options?

Impact training can offer distance learning and classroom based options. At present the Certificate in Fitness Instructing- Gym, can be studied as a distance learning module, the rest of the modules are classroom based for ETM. Classroom based courses are offered either as a weekly or intensive basis.

How academic do I need to be to attend the course?

There are no academic pre-requisites for the course as the skills for a fitness instructor are extremely practical and enthusiasm for fitness counts. The theoretical nature of the course is found within the Exercise and Fitness knowledge module, and at impact training we pride ourselves on our ability to transfer this knowledge to you.

What are the average age of students?

To attend the course you need to be over 18. The courses attract many people who are looking for a career change and thus students often range from between 25-50 years of age. However there is no upper age limit and enthusiasm and motivation mean so much more than a number.

What if I fail the course?

At Impact we pride ourselves on our success some reason you do get referred you do get opportunities to re-take after some additional support/tuition. We charge NO REASSESSMENTS (except Diploma level 3)