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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction
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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction

This qualification is an entry-level qualification for anyone who is wanting to get into the fitness industry. In holding this qualification, you will be able to work as a gym receptionist and take gym inductions with new members. You will also be able to take classes that you are qualified to do also. The usual progress that you make after this course is onto the Level 3 Personal Training Certificate.

What will I learn on this course?

This course offers to introduce the learner to the fitness world by gaining good foundational knowledge in subjects such as the human anatomy and the way that it works in relation to exercise. The learner will also gain an understanding in developing basic training programs for clients to prepare them for practical work in the industry. This is an Active IQ certificate that is REPSs recognised qualification.

  • Unit 1- Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Unit 2- Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Unit 3 – Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Unit 4 – Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Unit 5 – Preparing for gym-based exercise
  • Unit 6 – Instructing gym-based exercise

Part-Time Course

This course would be completed over 3 weekends at one of our Part-Time locations that we have available. See Below for available course dates!

  • July 1st 2017 – July 30th 2017
  • August 5th 2017 – September 3rd 2017

Online Course

This course would be completed over 1 assessment day at one of our available locations. You will be also be given an online dedicated tutor to help you every step of the way!

Assessment days are every two weeks so email your tutor for the closest dates!


The price of this course is £600 we also have 0% interest monthly payments available!


Study to become a Fitness Instructor through an apprenticeship with Velocity PT Academy!

The Level 2 apprenticeship in Fitness instruction is designed as a perfect entry level for anyone wanting to begin work as a fitness instructor in a gym setting. A fitness instructor’s role includes planning, instructing and evaluating gym based inductions and ongoing client/member programmes. They should also assist more qualified instructors in the delivery of personal training programmes. A fitness instructor should also actively encourage potential clients/members to join and adhere to regular exercise programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies to achieve this.

On completion of the Level 2 Instructing and Exercise Fitness Apprenticeship the Learner will achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Fitness Instruction
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS): independent enquiry, creative thinking, reflective learning, team working, self-management and effective participation.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills

To achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Fitness instruction you must complete a minimum of 37 credits which all come from the 5 mandatory units and 2 optional units which are:



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