The Level 2 Gym Instructor course is your starting point within the fitness industry and from where you can continue to develop your career as a personal trainer. The gym instructor course provides you with foundation level theoretical and practical knowledge to work in a gym or in a fitness environment. This underpinning knowledge is the pre-cursor to the Level 3 Personal Training qualification.
You will learn all the essential knowledge and skills to enable you to confidently plan, instruct and evaluate successful one-to-one gym programmes.
Ideally suited for those with a passion for health and fitness, this course is nationally accredited and once qualified, you will become a gym instructor, also known as a fitness instructor and can gain employment in a gymnasium or fitness centre in the UK or internationally.
The Level 2 Gym Instructor course is worth 20 CIMSPA CPD points.
This diploma is delivered in a blended learning format, i.e. digital e-learning content to support the theoretical elements and practical, tutor-led workshops to hone your practical abilities.
This newly updated (2020) Level 2 qualification is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and was one of the first to meet the CIMSPA Professional Standard for Gym Instructor.
As well as workshops manuals, there is a high volume of resources available for learners across our e-learning, student zone and social media platforms.
Completing this course will enable you to register as a "Sport and Physical Activity Practitioner" in the category of Gym Instructor/ Fitness Instructor.
We offer more practical courses around the country and course dates throughout the year than any other provider, giving you more choice and flexibility to build a training programme to suit your needs.
Level 2 Gym Instructor Diploma
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We make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without compromising on the quality of your learning experience or even more importantly, your future career. Don't be fooled by companies offering cheaper, diluted training which you might live to regret.
At Future Fit we offer a high-quality training experience with lots of face-to-face practical workshops, first class student support services and real-life assessments that will prepare you for a long and successful career in the fitness industry.
If you are unable to pay for your training upfront, simply tell us how much you can afford each month and we’ll look to find a payment plan which is tailored to suit your needs.
There are a variety of roles and job titles within the fitness industry, and if can be difficult to figure out exactly which role is right for you. We've outlined a few key features of each role below and written an article which talks about the differences between becoming a Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer.
Level 2 Gym Instructor - This is the very first step into the fitness industry and it allows you to start the Level 3 Complete Personal Training Diploma.
You will be qualified to start working as a Fitness Instructor
Level 3 Personal Trainer - This is the industry level standard qualification you'll need start working as a salaried or freelance Personal Trainer.
As a qualified Personal Trainer you will be able to:
Talk to one of our PT career advisers.
Our Level 3 Complete Personal Training Diploma and Level 4 Total Immersion Diploma qualifications are recognised by employers internationally and students can also work abroad with REPs and EREPs recognition.
The International Confederation of Registers of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs) is a partnership between the various registration bodies which means qualifications gained in those countries are transferable and recognised: UK, Ireland, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE, Canada.
The simple answer is yes. Within the School of Personal Training, we have teamed up with some respected companies to make your move from student to fitness professional even easier. Many offers guaranteed interviews to our Personal Training Diploma graduates for available positions as fitness instructors, studio-based instructors and personal trainers on completion of your relevant training programme. We also have some great tips on personal trainer careers, to help with writing a successful CV, preparing for an interview, or getting your new career or business venture moving in the right direction.
Yes, our extensive Tutor Support team are on hand by phone, email and Facebook to answer any questions that you may have about your training to ensure you are always fully supported and on track.
The qualification you’ll receive at the end of your course will be awarded by Transcend. Transcend Awards are proud to be recognised by Ofqual as a regulated and industry specialist awarding organisation. Our courses are also fully REPs and CIMSPA approved.
Future Fit Training is actually a founding member of REPs. Membership of REPs enables fitness professionals to prove they have attained an industry recognised level of skill, knowledge and competence in their chosen field of expertise. Being CIMSPA certified means you will work in a respected industry, where standards are regulated, and your qualifications are valued.
Students who have previously completed Sports Science or Dance degrees do seem to have an advantage when it comes to studying as there are some elements that they may have touched on in their degree.
Contact our Career Advisers on the numbers at the top of this page and we can discuss your prior qualifications.
Our level 3 personal trainer course is made up of the following:
Unlike other providers, our training isn’t merely a
collection of online videos. It’s a comprehensive blend of
e-learning and practical workshops, which we customise
for each student based on their circumstances, time
commitments and career goals.