What is it?
An 8-week Help for Heroes course run in conjunction with YMCA’s InstructAbility Programme, designed to support wounded, injured & sick veterans and serving personnel in securing future employment in the fitness and leisure sectors.
The Diploma programme is split into two phases. The first phase is a 15-day Gym Instructor Course which enables candidates to gain an internationally recognised qualification (CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing) in order to begin a fitness career.
The second phase (6 weeks) leads to completion of a Diploma in Personal Training and the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a Gym which may lead to a future job offer as a Personal Trainer.
Who is it for?
Wounded, injured and sick Veterans and Service Personnel, who are passionate about fitness and want a career in the fitness industry.