Sport Fitness and Gym: Gym Instruction
Certificate • Level 2
About the course
The YMCA Level 2 Gym Instructing Certificate will provide you with the best possible kick start for a career within the health and fitness industry. If you are keen to begin training for a career in Gym Instruction, or you want to enhance your qualifications in fitness and health, then this is the ideal intermediate level course for you.
Our course is delivered face-to-face by nationally recognised instructors in a state of the art facility providing you with the best training to develop your confidence and skills in instructing health and fitness. The course has been developed to meet the latest industry standards set by CIMSPA and is internationally recognised as a benchmark for training in the industry and will qualify you to work in any gym across the UK.
Type of LearningAdult Learning
Study ModePart Time
Learners must have some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights. 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 learner should have basic skills in communication.
- Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors - Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment - Lifestyle management and health awareness - Gym based programme planning - Gym based programme delivery and professional instruction
You will have a combination of practical assessment, exams and a portfolio of evidence.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you can progress to a Level 3 Personal Training qualification or why not widen your skill base as an instructor applying for our Les Mills courses in Body Balance, Grit and Body Pump or our Level 2 Group Exercise Instructing courses in Indoor Cycling (Spinning), Circuit Training, Studio Resistance Training, Kettlebell Training or Strength and Conditioning.
Information About Fees
This course is eligible for funding as a Local Flexibility Course. Apply today and we’ll be in touch to give you the individualised support you require to ensure you get the funding you’re entitled to. The maximum amount payable would be £299.