Prices from
£699
Locations
Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Leicester, London, Manchester, Nottingham
Accreditations
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 REPs and CIMSPA accredited and is internationally recognised.

Takeaways

  • This course is delivered full-time (weekdays) or part-time (weekends)
  • 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.

Offer and payment options

  • 0% finance available - spread the cost with interest free monthly payments
  • Get 10% on our full-time classroom 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

Leicester

London

Manchester

Nottingham

Course details

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

Full-time / Weekdays

  • 9 days face-to-face tuition
  • 1 day practical assessment

Part-time  / Weekends

  • 4 days face-to-face tuition
  • eLearning home study
  • 1 day practical assessment

eLearning home study is supported by our Learning Support team who will provide you with revision plans, training tips and ongoing support throughout the Anatomy and Physiology and Healthy Eating modules. You will also get access to our eLearning portal as soon as you book your place.

What you will learn

Theory modules

  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology (Level 2)
  • Healthy Eating

Practical modules

  • Level 2 Gym Instructing

Develop your gym knowledge to provide a positive customer experience

  • 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
  • Promote wellness and exercise
  • Learn the skills needed to deliver one-to-one consultations and group inductions

Develop your knowledge of the body with the anatomy and physiology modules to

  • 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 both the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and will give you a total of:

  • 20 REPs points and entry to REPs at Level 2
  • 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

Call us on 0844 417 2349 to book your course or fill out our request a call back form.

Payment options

We accept debit or credit cards over the phone or in person at our London head office. Our office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can either pay the full amount or by setting up an interest free direct debit in three monthly installments.

Special offer

*Terms and conditions apply. The full offer discount listed only applies when you pay in full at the time of booking. This offer cannot be used with any other discount.

Early payment discount

Save 10% on course fees when you book and pay the classroom/face-to-face course in full - two or more months in advance of the course start.

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.