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Unlike other Level 2 courses to become a gym instructor, our course is more similar to a Level 3 Personal Trainer course which means if or when you choose to undertake the higher qualification you are well prepared.
This course is a standalone qualification in itself, enabling you to work as a Gym Instructor, and is also an essential element of the Level 3 Personal Trainer Course qualification. As such it is included within all of our other personal training courses.
The Level 2 Gym Instructor course (sometimes referred to as a Level 2 Fitness 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 Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing 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.
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 newly updated (2020) Level 2 fitness instructing course 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.
You will learn all the essential knowledge and skills to enable you to confidently plan, instruct and evaluate successful one-to-one gym programmes.
This is the starting point for all fitness professionals, understanding the theory of anatomy and physiology and what happens to the body when we exercise.This course gives a fundamental understanding of exercise benefits, programme design and good working practice, including health and safety considerations. It is foundational knowledge for everyone embarking on a career in the fitness industry
This course prepares students to plan and instruct exercise sessions and basic programmes in a gym. Students will learn the principles of exercise prescription and how to teach clients to safely use a variety of equipment.
This module will provide you with the skills and knowledge they need to safely and effectively instruct clients in key functional movement patterns and training principles, with range of equipment found in health club and leisure centre facilities, as well as minimal equipment and bodyweight.
This module covers the safe and effective delivery of group activity prescription (e.g. circuit classes, small group training or boot camps)
Formative assessment is completed at the workshop where teaching practice is observed while students deliver a circuit class
This course 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.
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.
Level 2 Gym Instructor is the very first step into the fitness industry and it allows you to start working and progress onto the Level 3 Personal Trainer Course.
Completing this course will enable you to register as a "Sport and Physical Activity Practitioner" in the category of Gym Instructor/ Fitness Instructor.
As you are joining the forever industry, you'll be pleased to know that you will receive lifetime support from our specialists and advisors. Once you train with Future Fit, you become part of the family where our aim is to help you succeed in as many ways as we can.
You will be qualified to start working as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Our genuine commitment to your career success is why we don’t offer “one size fits all” pricing options. To find out the price for this course, download our price guide or speak to our careers advisors on 01329 829444 who will go through the costs involved. Here are a few options when it comes to funding your course.
Pay the full ammount for your training in one whole lump sum, nice and simple.
Put down a deposit and then spread the cost of your training with 0% finance*
Put down a deposit and then pay the remaining balance in one lump sum at a later date.
Put down a deposit and then pay for the rest of your training in monthly payments.
To find a Gym Instructor Course near you, download the price guide and speak to one of our experience careers advisors.
Yes! Our Level 3 Personal Trainer Course and Level 4 Elite Personal Trainer Course qualifications are recognised by employers internationally and students can also work abroad with REPs and EREPs recognition.
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.
Yes. We provide guaranteed interviews through some of the top fitness companies once you qualify.
Many give guaranteed interviews for available positions as fitness instructors, studio-based instructors and personal trainers on completion.
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.
You most likely won't need your own insurance if you are employed by a gym or fitness centre. however as insurance is faily low cost taking out your own insurance might be useful. For more information about what to get covered in your gym instructor insurance, be sure to download a copy of our How to Become a Fitness Instructor guide.
A gym instructor will spend a lot of their time circulating the gym, making sure that members are having a good experience. They will also usually be responsible for leading several exercise classes depending on their skill set and level of personal training qualification.
A typical day might involve