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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing


This programme is a practical-based qualification and offers a direct pathway into the exercise and fitness industry. This qualification will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2. This course is suited to people who would like a career change and for people who are looking to study around a full time job.

What will I learn?

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective gym based sessions.

Example modules
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness
Principles of exercise, fitness and health environment

How will I be assessed?

You will carry out a range of assignments, which will be assessed through coursework, x2 Multiple Choice Examinations and Practical Demonstrations.

Entry requirements

You will need to show a high level of commitment to learning and a keen interest in Exercise and Fitness.

Additional information

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.


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Career opportunities

Fitness Instructor / Lifestyle Consultant

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 2
Hours per week: 3
Mode of study: Part-Time Courses
Days of the week: Monday
Start date: September
Course code: PL2CTFITN
Duration (weeks): 16

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Fees are subject to change without notice.

If you require more information please call admissions on 01296 588595.

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