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Gym Instructing

Certificate Level 2

Study mode Part time
Location Moulton
Level Level 2
Start date 5 October 2023
Duration 10 teaching weeks

Become a Certified Gym Instructor!

Aimed at the aspiring fitness professional, our level 2-gym instructor course is a nationally recognised qualification, and is an essential pre-requisite for anyone that wants to work within the fitness industry. The qualification is endorsed by the Charted Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

This qualification is designed using a blended learning approach. The practical aspects of this course will be delivered in face-to-face lessons by our expert lecturers, and the majority of the theoretical work will need to be completed in the learners own time throughout the duration of the course.

This course will teach you the fundamentals skills and knowledge needed to become a gym instructor and to work within the fitness industry. You will learn how to safely demonstrate and instruct a wide range of exercises and how to complete gym inductions for new members of the public wanting to sign up to a gym and/or exercise sessions.

Modules you will study include:

  • Gym-based programme planning and preparation
  • Gym-based programme delivery and professional instruction
  • Lifestyle management and health awareness
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors
  • Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment

Course fees for our part-time courses are dependent upon the availability of government funding, your current income and your existing qualifications. It may also be possible for you to apply for Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course fees.

Please contact our Student Services Team to discuss fees and any support that you may be entitled to.

Lessons will run on Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm-8:30pm, where you will be taught in a practical gym environment. It is also expected that you study the a few hours each week for the duration of the course.

  • Online Assessment workbooks
  • Observations
  • Worksheets
  • Multiple choice exam

You could progress onto our Level 3 Personal training qualification or an apprenticeship. Alternatively, you may go to work in the industry as a qualified fitness instructor.

  • English GCSE grade 3 or above (or equivalent)
  • Learners must be aged 19 or over
  • Ideally have some form of experience of gym-based exercises
  • Learners must be fit and able enough to demonstrate exercises and be able to communicate with clients

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