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Instructing Kettlebell Training Sessions

Course Code: YMKBT

Level: 2
Subject area: Sport & Leisure
Awarding body: YMCA
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two days
When you'll study: Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am - 4.30pm

About the course

This qualification is aimed at qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers who wish to acquire the additional knowledge and competencies required to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions.

What you'll learn

The course covers the following areas:

  • the history and origins of kettlebell training
  • the benefits of using kettlebells
  • health and safety considerations for kettlebell training
  • how to incorporate kettlebell training into resistance sessions.
Entry requirements

You will need to hold a level 2 Gym Instructor qualification for this course. 


You will be assessed via a short assignment that combines both a practical and written element. 

What's next?

You may wish to progress to a variety of level 3 fitness qualifications offered at City College. This course would be appropriate as part of your yearly professional development requirement and you may wish to add to this by studying for additional qualifications.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: YMKBT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £100

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.