Level 2
Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym)

Price: £495.00
Number of Sessions: 8 sessions
E-learning is available on this course.

About the course

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based Exercise) has been designed to provide learners with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work unsupervised as a gym-based fitness instructor with healthy adults of all ages.

It is ideally suited to individuals who currently work as a fitness instructor but have no formal fitness qualification, individuals seeking a career change who require a recognised qualification, and exercise and fitness enthusiasts aiming to become fitness instructors.

 

You will be

    • Involved in or looking for entry into the health and fitness industry
    • Empathetic to the abilities and goals of others
    • Able to work independently and enthusiastically
    • Motivating and energetic

What you will learn

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, health and fitness
  • Planning gym-based exercise
  • Instructing gym-based exercise

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for entry onto this qualification.  However, as this is a practical based course a level of general fitness and willingness to participate practically is essential.  There is also an element of communication (discussion, presenting, instructing, reading and writing) involved and learners should have a basic skills in communication pitched at Level 2.

Assessment Methods

  • Externally set multiple choice question papers
  • Worksheets
  • Client interview
  • Session plans
  • Programme cards
  • Formative observed practical sessions
  • Summative observed practical sessions
  • Self-evaluation

Progression

This qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for entry on to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor (Gym-based Exercise) and as an affiliate member of CIMPSA. Learners who successfully complete this programme will be equipped to work as a gym-based fitness instructor in a variety of contexts throughout the sport and active leisure industry.

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based Exercise) provides progression opportunities to the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates
  • Level 3 Award in Adapting Physical Activity for Older Adults
  • Level 3 Award in Adapting Physical Activity for Disabled Clients
  • Level 3 Award in Adapting Physical Activity for Antenatal and Postnatal Clients
  • Level 3 Award in Sport Specific Conditioning

Course Dates

Upcoming training course dates/locations.

Date Venue
23rd March 2019 - 25th May 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Runs one day a week on a Saturday Study Weeks 6th and 13th April
Sound Mind and Body
The Exchange, Front St
Longbenton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7XE
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23rd March 2019 - 25th May 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Runs one day a week on Saturdays
Sunderland
The Exchange
Hope Street
Sunderland
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