Fitness Instructing Certificate Level 2

This qualification is designed to provide the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Gym Instructor in the sport and physical activity sector. This qualification is a prerequisite for Level 3 Personal Training qualifications which is also available to study as a follow on course.

  • This qualification is designed to provide the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Gym Instructor in the sport and physical activity sector. This qualification is a prerequisite for Level 3 Personal Training qualifications.
  • Seeking employment in the sector seeking access to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)
  • Seeking recognition for previous experience seeking to develop skills and knowledge in the sector.
  • Aged 17+
  • Learners who wish to undertake this qualification must also achieve the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Sport and Fitness Sessions qualification or a regulated equivalent.

Site

Lewes

Level

Level 2

Course Type

Adult

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Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee Overseas Fee
enquire apply 60214-01 21/09/22 30/11/22 Wednesday 09:00 17:00 £435 £884

What will I study?

Learn the skills required to instruct and lead in a Fitness/Gym based environment. You will learn the basics of anatomy and physiology, how to plan, conduct and evaluate a fitness gym induction session as well as how to deal with clients.

The following units are studied:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness professionals
  • Professional practice for exercise and fitness professionals
  • Exercise, fitness and lifestyle consultation and management
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise programmes

How will I be assessed?

To be awarded this qualification, learners must successfully achieve the following assessments: • External theory examinations • Practical observations • Portfolio of evidence

What qualification will I achieve?

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Gym-based Exercise

What can I do after completing this course?

This qualification is fully endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). Learners who achieve this qualification are eligible to become a fitness instructor and become a member of the chartered institute for the management of sport and physical activity (CIMSPA). As a personal trainer, learners could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts, which include:

  • Commercial gyms
  • Public leisure centres
  • Specialist personal training studies
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based training settings
  • Private health and fitness clubs
  • Armed forces
  • HM prison service
  • Cruise liners
  • Television, media and fitness

Are there any extra costs?

You will be required to purchase the fitness instructing kit package approximate cost of £60.

Additional Info

The course is a 1 day (full day course on a Wednesday) which allows for students to work alongside whilst they study.

Progression onto Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is not automatic and requires completion of Level 2, excellent attendance and studentship.