Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those wishing to acquire an level 2 fitness instructor certificate. On this course you will learn how to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective sessions and gain entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2.


Is this course for me?

Although anyone can enrol on this course, a degree of physical fitness is required due to the physical exertion and individual participation that are essential to obtaining the certificate. Learners should also have a basic level of communication skills, as they will be expected to discuss, present, read and write.


What does this course entail?

Learners must undertake the mandatory units for this 24-credit qualification, These include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise (6 credits)

  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (2 credits)

  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (2 credits)

  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health (4 credits)

  • Planning gym-based exercise (4 credits)

  • Instructing gym-based exercise (6 credits)


How is this course delivered?

As with all of our courses here at the Gym Unique Academy, this programme is delivered nationwide on a blended learning basis, meaning that it is partly delivered online and partly via in-person training days. Our courses here are delivered in such a way as to be suitable for those unable to commit to a full-time course of study. This enables learners to study in locations and at times to suit their specific requirements. Full support is available from a dedicated tutor seven days a week, with the use of technology and tools such as calls, emails and Skype seminars. We also offer training workshops at our centre, state-of-the-art training facility and classrooms. Finally, students will be invited to an assessment weekend, at which they will complete all of their theoretical and practical assessments before graduating as a fitness professional. Graduates then enter the career transition stage, at which they continue to benefit from training and mentoring from us, designed to assist them into their first role as a fitness instructor.

How will I be assessed?

  • Coursework

  • Multiple Choice Exam

  • Practical Observation


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