Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

The Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills that are needed to plan, deliver and supervise safe but effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

This course is a full cost recovery course, full course fees are applicable with NO concessions accepted.

What Will I Learn?

You will study five units that will cover:

• Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
• Health and safety in the fitness environment.
• The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
• The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
• Professionalism for fitness instructing.
• Personal and professional development.
• Delivering exceptional customer service.

Entry Requirements

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.
You will be invited to attend an informal interview where you can meet the course tutors for Q&A.


• Coursework/Project.
• Multiple Choice Examination.
• Portfolio of Evidence.
• Practical Demonstrations

Career Progression

On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to a Level 3 award such as an Advanced Instructor Certificate or a personal trainer. You will be able to enter a career in the leisure and fitness industry. This qualification is recognised worldwide so the opportunities to work abroad are plentiful.

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Course Details
Level:Level 2
Mode:Part Time Evening
Start Date:11/09/2023
Time:18:00 - 21:00
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:08E202YA
Cost Recovery Registration & Examination: £103
Cost Recovery Tuition Fee: £256

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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