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Certificate in Teaching Yoga

This qualification is particularly relevant for individuals who wish to pursue a career in teaching Yoga. It is also relevant for those already running such sessions without a formal qualification.

Candidates will learn:

  • how to plan, teach and evaluate a safe and effective yoga training session
  • appropriate health and safety considerations
  • Yoga training approaches and techniques
  • how to set up a class
Structure
Mandatory units Hours
Advanced Exercise and Fitness Knowledge 50
Philosophy and Fundamentals of Yoga 90
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Yoga Session 50
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Yoga Session 50
Total GLH 240
Prerequisites
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however it is expected that candidates have a basic level of knowledge and experience of practising Yoga prior to entry.

It is recommended that centres offering this qualification should have access to an appropriate practical facility and that all courses leading to the certificate should be run with a practical bias.

Assessment
Internally assessed via: Externally assessed via:
  1. Professional practice diary
  2. Worksheets
  3. Session plans
  4. Progressive programme
  5. Observed assessment
  6. Reflective logbook
  1. Theory paper
Fees and certification codes
 

CYQ code

Fee

Overarching certificate QC3CTEY01 £82
Unit certificates (optional)    
Advanced EFK QU3AEFK01 £22
Philosophy and Fundamentals of Yoga QU3PFOY01 £15
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Yoga Session QU3PIYS01 £15
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Yoga Session QU3IMAE01 £15
Resources
Syllabus

£20

Syllabus (bound copy)

£26

QCA information
Qualification accreditation number 500/1136/4
Accreditation start date

1st September 2006

Accreditation end date

31st December 2011

Certification end date

31st December 2013

Mandatory units
Unit title

QCA code

Advanced Exercise and Fitness Knowledge D/500/7007
Philosophy and Fundamentals of Yoga J/500/3078
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Yoga Session L/500/3079
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Yoga Session F/500/3080
REPs

Allows students entry to REPs at Level 3REPs 20 CPD point logo

Allows candidates to enter REPs at Level 3

Performance points (SCAAT)
157.50