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£559
Locations
Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Guildford, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, York
Accreditations
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Level 2 courses as a gym instructor and exercise instructor or Level 3 courses in personal training and yoga teaching.
About this course

The Level 2 Gym Instructing Certificate will provide you with the best possible foundation to start your career within the fitness industry.

Our gym instructing course is delivered with face-to-face training to give you the confidence and practical experience of communicating, motivating, and interacting with customers. We believe that training you in a gym environment will give you the right experience and provide you with the qualification you need to get employed.

This course has been developed to meet the latest industry standards. It's CIMSPA accredited and is internationally recognised.

Takeaways

  • This course is delivered full-time (weekdays) or part-time (weekends/weekdays/evenings)
  • Learn how to deliver basic health assessment techniques such as blood pressure and BMI tests
  • Gain the tools to develop and plan gym programmes to a wide range of customers
  • Learn the skills needed to deliver one-to-one consultations and group inductions
  • This course will qualify you to work in any gym across the UK.

This course will qualify you to work in any gym across the UK.

Offer and payment options

 

  • 0% finance available - spread the cost with interest free monthly payments
  • Get 10% off our full-time route when you pay in full at least 2 months before the start date

 

If you are thinking of becoming a personal trainer we have two personal training courses that combine this Gym Instructing course with the Level 3 Diploma.

Upcoming dates

Birmingham

Brighton

Bristol

Cambridge

Guildford

Leicester

London

Manchester

Milton Keynes

Nottingham

Oxford

York

Course details

The course is delivered full-time or part-time at our locations around the UK.

Full-time / Weekdays

  • 7 days face-to-face tuition
  • More face to face content with one online unit to study at home
  • 1 day practical assessment

Part-time / Weekends or Weekdays or Evenings

  • 3 days face-to-face tuition
  • More online course content to study at home than the full-time format to give you a more flexible learning experience
  • 1 day practical assessment

What you will learn

Theory modules

  • Anatomy and Physiology (Level 2)
  • Gym Based Planning, Preparation, and Delivery
  • Providing a Positive Customer Experience
  • Lifestyle Management and Health Awareness

Practical modules

  • Level 2 Gym Based Programme Delivery and Professional Instruction

Develop your gym knowledge to provide a positive customer experience

  • Learn how to instruct effective exercise sessions in the gym in a safe environment
  • Learn how to deliver basic health assessment techniques such as blood pressure and BMI tests

Develop and plan gym programmes to a wide range of customers (including 13-18 year olds and older adults)

  • Learn how to maintain health, safety and customer welfare

Develop your communication skills

  • Learn how to communicate with customers effectively and motivate them to follow their programmes
  • Learn how to promote wellness and exercise to a wide range of clients
  • Learn the skills needed to deliver one-to-one consultations and group inductions

Develop your knowledge of the body with anatomy and physiology modules

  • Understand the heart and circulatory, respiratory and digestive system
  • Understand the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise

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:

  • YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Who can do this course

  • Anyone over 16
  • Must have experience using cardiovascular equipment as well as fixed and free weights within a gym environment
How to book
Open evenings

Come along and meet member our course advisor team to one of our free open evenings, which run throughout the year.

Find out more on:

  • The different training routes available to you
  • The training and support you'll receive whilst studying
  • Career paths once you're qualified
  • Continuing professional development

You'll also get the opportunity to see the course venue, course manuals and meet other students.

It's free to book, so just call our Course Sales Advisors on 0844 346 0036 to reserve your place today.