Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing Course

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing is at Level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Entry Requirements:

  • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
  • The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.
  • Must be over 16 years of age

Purpose

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. During the qualification learners will cover:

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.
  • Personal and professional development.
  • Delivering exceptional customer service.

How you will be assessed

A combination of practical and written assessment methods including:

  • Practical assessments
  • Multiple choice theory papers
  • Worksheets

What you qualify with

This combined course is accredited and endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and will give you a total of:

10 CIMSPA points

The certificate you will receive is:

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing. This will qualify you to work in any gym across the UK.

 

Level 2 Gym Instructors Certificate

Course Style & Duration

Study through blended learning, which combines in-person training with independent e-learning study. This balances learning from home and attending regular practical workshops. This provides you with the opportunity to attend face to face instruction with a Tutor, then study and revise online at your own pace.

 

Course 1: Attendance in person is required from 9.00am to 5.00pm on the following days:

Friday 15, Monday 18, Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 July

Follow up in person: Monday 15 and Wednesday 17 August

Assessment days: Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 or Friday 26 August

 

Course 2: Attendance in person is required from 9.00am to 5.00pm on the following days:

Monday 1, Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3, Thursday 4 and Friday 5 August

Follow up in person: Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August

Assessment days: Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 or Friday 26 August

 

The qualification is assessed by completing a coursework portfolio and a face-to-face practical assessment. Once you have completed your coursework using an interactive E-learning platform you will be invited to attend a practical assessment day.

Purpose

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and

supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. During the training learners will cover:

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise

adherence and a healthy lifestyle.

  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.
  • Personal and professional development.
  • Delivering exceptional customer service.

Progression

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise Programmes.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients.

Qualification structure

Learners must complete the five mandatory units.

1 Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness

2 Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors

3 Health and safety in the fitness environment

4 Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change

5 Planning and instructing gym-based exercise

How You’ll Be Assessed

To qualify with your Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate, you will be required to complete a selection of assessments.

Multiple choice Open book online exam on anatomy and physiology – 70% pass required

Multiple choice Open book online paper on principles of exercise and health – 70% pass required

Practical Assessment on delivering a gym-based induction – Pass required

Confirming the Identity of all Learners

To confirm the unique identity of all learners, Liberty Leisure Ltd. will ensure that the identity of learners is confirmed for both the learning element and assessment.

Please bring one of the following acceptable forms of identification to the first training day and again to your assessment day:

  • Passport – A valid passport of any nationality with your photograph and signature
  • Photo Card Driving Licence – A valid UK only driving licence with a photograph and signature
  • Non UK Driving Licence – Showing a photograph and printed full name
  • EU Country ID Card – Showing a photograph and printed full name
  • CSCS Scheme Card or partner card showing the CSCS logo (Hologram)- Showing a photograph and printed initial and surname
  • Citizen Card – Showing a photograph and printed full name
  • British Armed Forces Card – Showing a photograph and for employee of Armed Forces
  • New Veterans ID Card
  • Proof of Age Card – Cards issued nationally in the UK by the Portman Group. Showing a photograph and signature

If you have any questions prior to the start of the course, please feel free to contact your course trainer using the details below.

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Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing - Course 1
Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing - Course 1 Friday 15 July 9am-5pm, Monday 18 July 9am-5pm, Tuesday 26 July 8.30am-4.30pm, Wednesday 27 July, 9am-5pm, Thursday 28 July 9am-5pm | Follow up in person Monday 15 August 9am-5pm, Wednesday 17 August 9am-5pm | Assessment days Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 or Friday 26 August
£ 449.00
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Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing - Course 2
Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing - Course 2 Monday 1 to Friday 5 August 9am-5pm daily | Follow up in person Thursday 18 August 9am-5pm, Friday 19 August 9am-5pm | Assessment days Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 or Friday 26 August
£ 449.00
12 available

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Date

15th July 2022 to 26th August 2022

Time

09:00 to 17:00

Location

Kimberley Leisure Centre
Newdigate Street
Kimberley
Nottingham
NG16 2NJ

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0115 9173366
kimberley@lleisure.co.uk

Price

449