Fitness Instructing (Gym) Level 2 Certificate

Fitness Instructing (Gym) Level 2 Certificate

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Fitness Instructing (Gym) Level 2 Certificate

Fitness Instructing (Gym) Level 2 Certificate

Become a fitness instructor and you can plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective fitness instruction sessions via the context of gym-based exercise.

After successfully completing this qualification, you will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2.

Duration 34 Weeks
Study mode Full time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code 74905-01
Fee 16 - 18 free, 19+ students £811 plus exams fee

What You Learn/Units

Course themes:

• Anatomy and physiology for exercise

• How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

• Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

• Principles of exercise, fitness and health

• Planning gym-based exercise

• Nutrition for health and performance

Benefits/Skills You Will Develop

You will develop a wide range of skills that will benefit you in a career in fitness. These will include: communication, organisation, leadership, teamwork, presenting, researching, customer service and emergency first aid. Applicants must be willing to work flexibly with their placement in order to achieve their work experience hours.

How You Will Be Assessed

  • Written reports
  • Presentations
  • Examination
  • Video evidence
  • Interviews
  • Blog and Diary Entries
  • Practical Demonstrations



Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade D including English and/or ideally Maths or equivalent (eg Level 1 Functional Skills). Or satisfactory completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Level 1 with a minimum of 37 credits.

All applicants must have a genuine interest in working in the fitness industry, be prepared to participate in physical activities, work in a team, overcome personal challenges and have an enthusiastic approach to learning.

Where is the course delivered

This course is delivered at Park Lane Campus.

What’s Next

This course will enable you to work as a fully qualified fitness instructor, but students can return to college and do the Level 3 In Personal Training or enter into an apprenticeship. Students can also continue their studies onto the Level 3 Diploma in Sport Development and Fitness.

To work with children (under 18) or vulnerable adult’s students you will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application. The college will organise this for you, but you may have to pay. The estimated cost of the check is £44. Full details regarding payment and documents required will be provided prior to enrolment.

There is the opportunity to be involved in the Colleges Sports Academies and there will be a number of residential trips taking place throughout the year.

Campus Locations

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
West Yorkshire
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite