Outdoor Yoga

Lead Outdoor Fitness Sessions

The Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness Sessions is accredited by YMCA Awards and recognised by CIMSPA.

It will equip instructors with the skills to lead outdoor fitness sessions, making activities, imaginative, progressive and effective.

Online Course
Pay course in full: £199
Or pay a £125 deposit to use our 3, 6, 9 or 12 month interest-free payment plan.
How to book using our payment plan?

What will I learn on the Outdoor Fitness course?

What will I be able to do by the end of the course?

- Lead imaginative, progressive and effective outdoor fitness sessions;

- Understand the considerations involved in working with groups in an outdoors environment;

- Understand how to plan a range of exercises relevant to groups of participants outdoors , using bodyweight, environment and small equipment;

- Plan appropriate exercise sessions, taking into account the opportunities and limitations presented by the environment.

What are the qualification units and how are each assessed?


UNIT 1 - Planning and delivering group exercise sessions in an outdoor environment.

Assessed via a 45-60 minute session plan, practical observation (video evidence) and knowledge questions worksheet.

What topics are covered during the course?

Health and safety; Legal requirements; Code of conduct implications; Environmental features and small equipment; Developing sessions to reflect participants goals; Using group, team and partner work to enhance participant experience; Managing a group giving appropriate advice, correction and praise.

What is the entry requirement for this course?

You must have a recognised Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification in order to complete this course or you can complete them in conjunction with each other.

Study & Assessment Options

This qualification is offered as a DISTANCE LEARNING course. 

The DISTANCE LEARNING course includes an outdoor fitness text to study from, assessment guidance and templates, digital submission of coursework and video evidence. 

All students have up to 12 months to complete and pass all assessments in order to achieve the qualification.

Outdoor Aerobics


Course Content

Level 3 Outdoor Fitness

DISTANCE LEARNING course - course manual, digital coursework submission and video evidence.



Outdoor Yoga


Course Content

Level 3 Outdoor Fitness plus Level 2 Gym Instructor/Exercise to Music



What support will I receive?

Distance Learning Course

  • ​YMCA Awards Outdoor Fitness manual,

  • Assessment paperwork and templates,

  • Personal tutor;

  • Access to our Facebook Study Support Group;

  • Full guidance on how to submit video evidence.

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