Level 2 gym instructor course online
Become a qualified gym instructor with our fully online course.
This level 2 gym instructor course is the industry's most popular online entry-level qualification and a must-have if you want to advance your fitness career to become a gym instructor or personal trainer.
No attendance required
Ofqual regulated qualification
Study at own pace
There are a handful of positions in the active leisure industry you could describe as ‘cornerstone roles’, and the gym instructor is certainly one of these. Find out more about our fully online gym instructor course below.
Our online level 2 gym instructor course is the perfect entry-level route, providing a highly flexible training solution that you can complete around your existing work and family commitments. With this online course, all of your studies, theory and practical, are completed from the comfort of your own home and gym, including the lectures, coursework, practical workshops and online theory workbooks.
With the practical assessments, once you feel ready to undertake these, you simply need to film yourself teaching a client in your local gym, health club or fitness centre.
Supported by an extensive range of comprehensive training materials, including print and digital training manuals, video lectures, practical workshops and demonstrations, this fully online gym instructor course provides a world-class route to becoming a qualified gym-based fitness instructor.
Gym instructors have a dynamic and varied role making the position appealing to those who enjoy working with people, especially those looking to break away from the 9-5 routine. Some of the duties of a gym instructor include, but are not limited to inducting new members, consulting with clients, performing fitness assessments, planning exercise programmes, teaching gym-based exercise sessions, maintaining equipment, and occasionally, a spot of cleaning.
There are no entry requirements for this programme. Anyone aged 16 and over is eligible to enrol.
This Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing course leads to a full Ofqual regulated qualification and is recognised by all fitness-industry employers, here in the UK and around the world. It's also endorsed by CIMSPA.
For some, becoming a gym instructor is often a stepping stone to other positions in the fitness industry, like personal training, exercise referral, or managerial roles. For others, it provides an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling job in its own right.
This qualification is fully mapped to CIMSPAs professional standards and is worth 10 CIMSPA CPD Points.
Throughout your studies and beyond, you'll be supported by our amazing support team. Whenever you have a question about your course, or you need some friendly career advice, our tutors will be there when you need them.
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One of the standout features of our online gym instructor course is that both the theory and practical assessments can be completed entirely online and at your convenience from wherever you are in the world.
Worksheets and lesson plans are accessed within LES and with this qualification, there are no formal exams. Instead, we assess your knowledge with a range of online, multiple choice/option workbooks. All you need to do is to complete these workbooks at your own pace to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding in key subject areas. When you're ready to be assessed practically, you simply film yourself teaching and submit this to us for grading. This is an area where our fantastic support team will be able to offer the greatest assistance.
Here’s just a quick breakdown of what you’ll need to complete to qualify as a gym instructor with this course:
Join the graduates of our online gym instructor courses who are now working with some of the UK's leading health clubs, gyms and leisure facilities. Including...