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This is the industry's most popular entry-level qualification and a must-have if you want to advance to Level 3 and become a personal trainer.
Join our personal training graduates working with some of the world's leading gyms, health clubs and PT management companies.
This is the industry’s most popular entry-level qualification and a must-have if you want to become a gym instructor or advance to the level 3 personal training qualification.
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 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.
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.
From theory to practical, you’ll learn exactly what it takes to become a leading gym instructor. Below is a selection of the topics you’ll encounter on course:
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.
Our Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing course includes a broad range of study materials that have been designed specifically to help you get the most out of your learning experience.
Available in print and digital copies, our training manuals are packed with everything you need to know to complete the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.
Containing an abundance of resources, workbooks, mock exams, multiple-choice tests and online lectures presented by experts and subject specialists.
Navigate your way through the course with a detailed study guide, making it easy to track your progress.
With our dedicated learner support tutors, you can rest assured you’re in safe hands for any support you may need.
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.
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