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.

During the qualification learners 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.

Target learners: Learners aged 16+

Progression: Learners can progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and other Level 3 qualifications in the fitness industry.

Awarding body: ActiveIQ

Assessment: Learner achievement portfolio, additional work products, multiple choice exam, practical observation.

Delivery: Blended learning (e-learning, online tutor led sessions, face to face).

Duration: 4 – 6 months

Cost: £699

Guided learning hours: 40

Total qualification time: 230

CIMSPA CPD points awarded: 20

Creative Sport & Leisure also delivers bespoke training to suit the needs of your setting. Please be in touch to discuss how we can create a course that works for you.


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