Become a Pilates Teacher

YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates

This qualification enables you to work as a Pilates teacher in a range of environments including employed studio-based settings as well as self-employment offering group or even 1-2-1 Pilates sessions with clients. This qualification also awards 10 CIMSPA points and 20 REPs points.

Courses in Midlands and South East UK

Pay course in full: from £849

Or pay a £125 deposit to use our 3, 6 or 9 month interest-free payment plan

How to book using our payment plan?

Course Information

During the course, you will cover;

  • Anatomy and physiology specific to needs of exercise and health professionals

  • Maintaining health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments

  • Programming safe and effective sessions for a range of clients - including health benefits and healthy eating

  • Effective communication with clients in order to motivate and provide a client-focused approach

  • How to programme and teach Pilates in an unsupervised capacity, including planning safe, effective sessions, instructing and self-assessment.

  • The concept and vital elements of the principles of Pilates within each exercise of the Pilates Method

  • The breathing engagement concept

  • Techniques of Pilates within each exercise of the Pilates Method

  • The 34 Original Pilates exercises including their goals, adaptations and modifications.

Entry Requirement: A basic understanding of anatomy & physiology and experience in Pilates practice.


Unit 1 - Anatomy & Physiology For Exercise And Health - assessed via a multiple choice exam

Unit 2 - Health, Safety And Welfare In A Fitness Environment - assessed via a worksheet

Unit 3 - Principles Of Exercise And Health - assessed via a multiple choice exam

Unit 4 - Know How To Support Clients Who Take Part In Exercise And Physical Activity - assessed via a worksheet

Unit 5 - Programming A Pilates Teaching Session - assessed via a worksheet, client profile, goal setting, 12-week progressive programme, group session overview and plan.

Unit 6 - Delivering A Pilates Teaching Session - assessed via a worksheet, practical delivery, evaluation and reflection.

Study Options

What course materials will I receive?

  • Course manual,

  • Learner Achievement Record for all units,

  • Online elearning for Anatomy & Physiology unit (Unit 1)

  • Online elearning for Level 2 Mandatory Units (Units 2, 3 and 4)

  • Further comprehensive reading list

  • Plus resources associated with any add-on course chosen.

Some written coursework is completed as pre-course study and for homework during the workshop dates.


Multiple choice exams and practical observations are completed during the course days.

How will I be assessed?

Compulsory Attendance Dates

If enrolling on the Pilates Diploma with add-on courses, please also check the individual add-on course pages for those course dates. Please select your Pilates attendance dates below.


4th, 18th March, 1st, 29th April, 13th May, 10th June 2020.

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