The programme offers disabled people, free training and qualifications and a work placement, where students gain experience and work to engage more disabled people in the local community to get physically active. The placement is a compulsory part of the programme and candidates must be available for all training and placement dates.

Successful candidates will gain YMCAfit Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification and a CPD Module in Function Fitness to deliver inclusive exercise.

Work placements will be undertaken prior and after training. Candidates are invited to state preferences when they apply and centres are allocated after enrolment. Qualification certificates are withheld until the placement and community engagement tasks have been completed.

Training Venue: Kensington Leisure Centre, Silchester Road, London, W10 6EX

Programme Dates:

Induction Day

Tuesday 11th December 10:30-16:30 - an induction will be arranged separately if you have applied after this date.

January: 4 Week Work Placement (Days and times negotiated)

Level 2 Gym Instructor Training - 10:30-16:30

February: 5th, 7th, 19th, 21st

March: 5th, 7th, 19th, 21st 

April: 2nd, 4th, 16th, 17th, 18th

FUNction Fitness Training - 10:30-16:30

2nd May

Level 2 Gym Exam Resit

16th May

GLL Fitness Instructor Starter Course

Date TBC (2 days)

Starting from April: 12 Week Placement & Community Outreach (3 days/week, days and times negotiable)

Download the GLL Course Dates Sheet

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