Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (ONLINE)

£750.00

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.

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Description

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.

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.

Target Learners:

  • Aged 16+.
  • Wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as gym-based fitness instructors.
    (Please note: 16–18-year-olds may need to be supervised in the workplace, once they have achieved the qualification).

Progression:

This qualification provides progression to:

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

Other related Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualifications:

  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuits.
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells.
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Suspended Movement Training.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Group Exercise).
  • Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Well-Being.
  • Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health.