If you are looking to kick start your career in the health and fitness industry, this nationally accredited qualification is for you. The Level 2 Fitness Instructor Course is the minimum qualification that you need to gain employment as a fitness instructor in a gym environment. The course will give you the skills and confidence to safely plan and instruct exercise sessions within a gym environment using a combination of cardiovascular equipment, resistance machines, free weights and body weight exercises.
This level 2 fitness instructor course is delivered on a one to one basis with a tutor, which gives you the opportunity to begin studying immediately and the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments. Once you have registered, you are assigned your own personal tutor who guides you through your qualifications, assessing you throughout the courses whilst giving you support via email, telephone and face to face tutorials. All your tutorials and practical assessments can be booked in Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm. The course takes approximately 6-8 weeks to complete but can be fast tracked if needed.
The qualification is broken down into 6 units:
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 Fitness, Exercise and Health
Unit 5 – Planning Gym-Based Exercise
Unit 6 – Instructing Gym-Based ExerciseThis accredited qualification is for anyone
Successful completion of these units will also allow you entry onto our Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
You must also produce a portfolio of evidence that includes client screening forms and a prescribed exercise programme that you will have written for your client.
The course requires some physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore some degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved, and candidates should have basic skills in communication. There is also an element of learning online involving the use of a PC and the Internet; therefore you should have a reasonably good understanding of Information, and Communication Technology.
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The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction is a well-regarded qualification that is popular with employers and businesses. It is the minimum qualification that allows you to take on work as a fitness instructor in a gym. If you wish to peruse your career further, our Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction & Personal Training allows you to explore a more diverse and challenging career path.