Level 2 gym instructor course
Kickstart your career and become a fully qualified gym instructor
This level 2 gym instructor course is the fitness industry's most popular entry-level qualification and a must-have if you want to advance to level 3 and become a personal trainer.
no entry requirements
Take the steps to becoming a qualified gym instructor to start changing lives on the gym floor. Read on to learn more about the contents of this course and where your gym instructing career could take you.
Gyms, leisure centres and health clubs are vibrant and fast-paced places to work. Every client that walks through the door is different and for a fitness instructor, no two days are ever going to be the same.
Many see becoming a gym instructor as a stepping stone to advancing to personal training, and while it is an entry requirement for that course, it’s an incredibly rewarding job in its own right. Day to day, gym instructors find themselves performing inductions for new members, maintaining exercise equipment, giving dietary advice, planning training sessions, supporting clients with their goals, ensuring that the environment is clean and tidy, and much more.
Our level 2 gym instructor course includes a broad range of study materials that have been designed specifically to help you get the most out of your learning experience.
Every fitness professional has to start somewhere and as this is an entry-level course, there are no formal entry requirements or prerequisites. What will help you get off to flying start however is some experience of using cardiovascular and resistance equipment, as well as free weights, in your local gym.
Our Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing course is fully accredited by YMCA Awards and recognised by CIMSPA, which means the door is open to use this qualification internationally. Delivered via blended learning, this flexible training programme combines home study with unlimited phone and email support, bespoke learning resources, and practical attendance at one of our nationwide venues.
You will still have access to all the help and support you need even after your studies have finished, from advice on promoting your business to writing a CV. You will also have access to our flagship CV Connect programme which instantly connects you to thousands of potential employers.
This qualification is fully mapped to CIMSPAs professional standards and is worth 10 CIMSPA CPD Points.
Join the graduates of our level 2 gym instructor course and personal training courses who are working with some of the world's leading gyms, health clubs and PT management companies.
The course is split into multiple units which are each assessed in a variety of theory and practical ways. Regardless of your learning style and speed, you’ll receive as much support as you need in order to pass this course.
This is a brief breakdown of the components which make up our level 2 gym instructor course.
To get a real feel for what to expect on your course, be sure to watch our video demonstrating each of the assessment types.