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YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling Sessions


This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective group indoor cycling sessions.

Learners will cover:

  • The benefits of group indoor cycling
  • Health and safety in relation to group indoor cycling
  • How to design and teach safe and effective group indoor cycling sessions
  • The principles and variables used within a group indoor cycling session
  • How to monitor and motivate participants during group indoor cycling sessions
  • How to use music during group indoor cycling sessions
  • How to reflect on providing group indoor cycling

Indoor cycling
Our rates are competitive and courses are delivered by our experienced tutors, who are practical and hands-on in their approach.

YMCA is one of the UK's leading awarding bodies in fitness, health and well-being.




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Teaching and learning

Entry requirements

We recommend a prerequisite qualification of Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) or any qualification within the Physical Activity Advisor category on REPs, for example Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Walking. This qualification does not provide entry to REPs.

How to apply

To book your place on the course, download and complete the booking form and return by email to

Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis, your place will only be confirmed on receipt of full payment and completion of the application form.

Once you have returned the booking form, you can pay by card at our online store or come into the LSBU Sports Centre to pay in person.

Course 1:



8 December 2018



9 December 2018


Course 2:



1 March 2019



2 March 2019


Fees and funding

The price of the course is £149.

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All participants will be given details about the course prior to attending, including; the time, location and course structure.

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Tel: 0800 923 8888

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6100

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