Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Start (w/c): 12/09/2022 Monday (18:00 to 21:00) Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

If you are interested in a career as a fitness instructor in either the private or public health and fitness sector, can demonstrate a lively, energetic and enthusiastic attitude with confident communication skills, have excellent presentation skills and a mature attitude to gaining the new standard in fitness instructing from the leading awarding body in health and fitness, then this course could be for you.

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

What Will I Learn?

This is both a theoretical and practical course. You will study four mandatory units:

• Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise & Health • Health, Safety & Welfare in a Fitness Environment • Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health • Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise & Physical Activity

The practical based units are: • Planning Gym-Based Exercise • Instructing Gym-Based Exercise

Entry Requirements

No formal academic qualifications. You will need good communication and personal skills. You will be invited to attend an informal interview.


You will be assessed in different ways which include written workbooks, multiple choice theory tests (externally set and marked by CYQ), continuous practical assessment and also a final summative practical assessment. This final assessment will involve planning, delivering and evaluating a gym-based session.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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

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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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