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.
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:
To be awarded this qualification, learners must successfully achieve the following assessments:
• External theory examinations
• Practical observations
• Portfolio of evidence
VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Gym-based Exercise
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:
You will be required to purchase the fitness instructing kit package approximate cost of £60.
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.