Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym (ACTIVE IQ)

This Level 2 qualification is designed for those wishing to work within a gym environment, private health clubs, cruise ships or leisure centres. This qualification is recognised by the UK Register of Exercise Professionals and is a prerequisite to all UK Personal Training courses. This qualification will enable you to set up and teach your own group exercise classes, or progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course.

 

Course Content

       •   Anatomy & Physiology
       •   Planning & Instructing Gym Based Exercises
       •   Planning & Instructing Studio Cycling Sessions
       •   Planning & Instructing Kettlebell Sessions
       •   Planning & Instructing Circuit Sessions
       •   Customer Service, Health & Safety and Professional & Personal Development

 

Learning Tools

  • Course folder & manual - Active IQ course manual to support your learning

  • Integrated work experience within our College Arena health club - instructing group and one-to-one inductions

  • Free Arena Gym membership

  • Employability opportunities

  • Experienced, fun and engaging teaching staff

 

Entry Requirements

 

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4-9 (C or above) including English or maths at grade 4-9/C or above.  The course is aimed primarily at learners aged 16-18.  Applicants aged 19 or above at the start of the course are welcome to apply, but will be liable to pay fees.  Entry is also subject to successful interview and an excellent reference. 

Duration and Delivery

One year, full time. 

Progression

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 qualification learners will be able to progress onto the Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training course, or gain employment in the industry.  The Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course has both September and January start dates, so students do have the option to achieve the Level 2 certificate in Fitness Instructing and Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training in one academic year.

Additional Information

Students will be challenged throughout the course by additional work experience that could include instructing adults with special needs and the elderly as well as showcasing instruction skills at employability conferences.

Campus

Kingston Hall Road

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