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.
It is ideal for those whom are:
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:
There will be continual assessment throughout the course through a combination of portfolio work and practical assessments.
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Instruction)
The course will enable you to register on to the REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) at Level 2 and gain entry to employment within the fitness industry.
Upon completion options for further study include:
As well as employment opportunities within the leisure industry that include; Lifeguard, Membership/Sales Consultant, Leisure Industry, Sales Assistant,
Sports Coach, Nutritionist, Gym Manager/Owner.
Some of these employment opportunities may require additional study.
You will need to purchase a Gym Instructor polo/t-shirt.
There will be continual assessment throughout the course. the course is a 1 day (full day course) 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.