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Level 2 - Gym Instructor Course

Distance Learning - Level 2 Gym Instructor Course - ONLY £399

(includes Tutor Support by Phone.)

In-Doors - Level 2 Gym Instructor Course - ONLY £499

(Hurry up, the usual price for this course is £999.)

Course Description:

This REPs recognised – Active IQ - Level 2 gym instructor certificate is aimed at people looking to start working as a gym instructor and/or gym supervisor. Gym instructors will perform inductions to new gym members, design fitness programs and look after “health and safety” aspects of the gym such as general maintenance of gym equipment and gym supervision. You will motivate clients to achieve their fitness goals in a safe and effective way. You will learn how to safely plan and deliver fitness sessions including several training methods, such as: resistance training, cardiovascular exercises, core & stability training, stretches, etc.

Course Structure and Course Units:

This course can be completed via intensive training (face-to-face) studying for 10 days by one-to-one training or group classes followed by a theory exam and a practical exam; or via blended learning - completing the theory part of the course via distance learning (tutor support is available) followed by a theory exam, plus up to 5 practical sessions followed by a practical exam.

There are 6 units included on the gym instructor course:

1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise

2. Know how to support clients in exercise and physical activity

3. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

4. Principles of exercise fitness and health

5. Plan a gym based exercise session

6. Instruct a gym based exercise session.


The Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate will allow you to enrol into more advanced courses such as: level 3 Personal Trainer and Level 3 Exercise Referral.


Prior to enrol into this course you need to be over 16 years old and you should have sound experience exercising in a gym environment (resistance training, free weights, cardiovascular exercises, etc.)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

Let us know if you already completed any fitness courses, as you may be eligible to be exempted from units that you might have completed as part of your achieved fitness courses (this would include NVQs or Degrees), contact us for more details.


Enrol into our courses by e-mail at [email protected] or alternatively call us for FREE on 0800 612 4798.

Awarding Body: 

This qualification's Awarding Body is the Prestigious Active IQ.

ASSESSMENT DATES: (Assessments are available every month at all our venues, these are the next dates available for the next few months - contact us for alternative assessment dates and/or venues)

- EAST LONDON VENUE: Apples Health Clubs: Newbury Park, Essex. IG2 6PE

  • Assessments are available throughout the year. This venue holds personal tuition courses for all courses. Students can choose the dates for their exams.

- SOUTH EAST LONDON VENUE: The Gym Group Ilford, 970 Romford Road, London E12 5LP.

  • Assessments are available throughout the year. This venue holds personal tuition courses for all courses. Students can choose the dates for their exams.