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Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (RQF)

Overview

By studying this qualification, you will gain the fundamental knowledge you need to work in a gym or run a group fitness class. Our course will teach you all about exercise and the human body and has been designed in an enjoyable and engaging way. Once completed, you will be a qualified Gym Instructor, taking your first step in the health and fitness industry.

You will learn about human anatomy and physiology from our dedicated team of industry leading personal trainers, providing you with a foundational knowledge to build upon. Then, you will learn how to plan and deliver gym programmes, as well as how to conduct client consultations. At the end of this course, you will be ready to begin a new career as a Gym Instructor, with the Leap Academy team offering continued support.

The main topics covered in the course include:

  • Physiology and human anatomy
  • How to plan and implement gym programmes
  • How to run client consultations
  • Client engagement and how to maximise their experience

The tabs above will provide you with further detail about the course contents and our team, as well as the potential career paths you can take. Alternatively, register your interest on the form to your right and we will send you the information you need.

As opposed to other training providers, our courses are developed and run by industry experts who are leading the way in their industry, setting us apart from our competitors. You will learn through a combination of written materials, course videos, and interactive learning elements, teaching you the information you need in an exciting and engaging way. Watch the video below to get a taste of the content you can expect.

BRADLEY SIMMONDS

Celebrity Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Bradley Simmonds
Logo 6-mens-health-color.png Logo 6-under-armour-logo.png Logo 6-GQ-logo.png
BRADLEY SIMMONDS

Celebrity Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Brad is a professional PT and coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal Training qualifications. He is one of the most successful and best known PTs in the UK with incredible experiences and knowledge to share. Read all about his career and story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
TALILLA HENCHOZ

Online Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Talilla Henchoz
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TALILLA HENCHOZ

Online Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Talilla is an online fitness instructor and coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing, L3 Personal Training and L4 Advanced Sports Nutrition qualifications. She has an extensive career in the fitness industry and has built her own online health and fitness club from scratch. Read more about her amazing journey below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology
JAMES MIDDLETON

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of James Middleton
Logo 6-under-armour-logo.png Logo 7-nike-logo.png Logo 7-headspace-logo.png
JAMES MIDDLETON

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


James is an online fitness coach and teaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing, L3 Personal Training and L4 Advanced Sports Nutrition qualifications. His online coaching has a strong emphasis on a 360 approach to health including mindset and nutrition based on his own personal journey. Read more about his story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
WES SANTOS

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Wes Santos
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WES SANTOS

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Wes is a professional personal trainer who has launched two small-group PT gyms in south London. He coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal Training qualifications, bringing a huge wealth of personal experiences and knowledge to the courses. Read more about his story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 2: Client Consultations and Lifestyle Management
HELOISE NANGLE

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Heloise Nangle
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HELOISE NANGLE

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Heloise is a professional personal trainer who has launched three fitness studios in London. She coaches our L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal training qualifications bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience. Read more about her career and journey below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
  • Unit 4: Maximising the Customer Experience

Modules

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • The structure and function of the cardiorespiratory system 
  • The structure and function of the skeleton
  • Understanding the muscular system and its life-course
  • The energy systems of the human body
  • The role of the nervous system and the principles of muscle contraction 
  • The function of the digestive system
Unit 2: Client Consultations and Lifestyle Management
  • The client consultation process in the gym environment
  • The role of health screening, fitness testing and risk stratification
  • Lifestyle and health promotion
  • Understand the prevention and management of common health conditions
  • Principles of behaviour change and exercise adherence
  • Be able to conduct consultations and assessments
Unit 3: Maximising the Customer Experience in the Exercise Environment
  • How to assess customer needs in a gym environment
  • The role of customer service in the gym environment
  • Communicating with customer and colleagues
  • Professional practice
  • Cleaning and waste management in the gym environment
Unit 4: Planning and delivering Gym Programmes
  • The components of fitness and programming variables
  • Understanding gym-based exercise training 
  • Planning and delivering gym-based training
  • Reviewing gym-based training

Entry Requirements

This is an entry-level qualification that does not require any previous experience or qualifications to enrol. Full training is provided.

Minimum age restriction

16

Average completion timeframe

The average completion time for this course is 3- 4 months however it can be successfully completed in as little as 6 weeks by studying full-time. You have up to 24 months to complete this course.

Assessment requirements

Assessments are completed through a combination of external multiple choice exams (taken online and closed book), written assessments, self-reflection, and video assessments. The video assessments require access to appropriate equipment - details of which can be provided upon request.

Placement or Practical required

No placement or face-to-face practical is required. Assessments are completed via video submission and learners will be required to record themselves and evidence of their work and progess, and upload it for review. See the guidance document for more information.

If placement or practical required, when?

No placement is required but learners should have access to a gym or gym equipment. Learners will also need to have access to a demonstration client for the video assessment.

Exams required

Unit 1 is an external online exam.

Is Membership Required?

No Membership

Certification Timeframe

Please allow up to 12 weeks from your course completion date for your certification to arrive. Please note this can be longer if an EQA sample is required

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

A minimum course payment of 25% must be paid before we are able to register you on the course and book your unit 1 exam. Until this threshold is met, you will be unable to sit your unit 1 exam, although you are welcome to continue working your way through the course content.

Equipment Requirements:

For you to sit a remotely invigilated assessment, you’ll need the following equipment/environment:

  • Laptop/desktop with webcam and microphone (Microsoft Windows or a Mac, Chromebooks cannot be used)
  • Wi-Fi connection (Min 1Mbit/s upload | Min 10Mbit/s download)
  • Smartphone or tablet (Apple iOS 8.0 / Android 4.1 or higher)
  • Suitable test environment (quiet room with no distractions)

Your laptop/desktop will run the assessment software and your smartphone or tablet will be used to record you and the assessment. The assessment itself cannot be sat on a smartphone or tablet.

Laptop/desktop Requirements:

You’ll need to have access to a laptop/desktop that has the following set-up:

  • Broadband speed/bandwidth: - Minimum 1Mbit/s upload speed - recommended upload speed is 1.5Mbit/s - Minimum 10Mbit/s download speed - Tethering via a mobile phone is not supported. Tip: You could try connecting your computer directly to your Wi-Fi router using an ethernet cable to improve and/or guarantee your connection. You can test your broadband speed/bandwidth here: https://www.speedtest.net/ The operating systems supported are Windows 8 or higher, and MAC OS X (latest and previous releases). Chromebooks are not supported therefore shouldn’t be used
  • Wi-Fi connection – you should be positioned where the signal is strongest
  • Web browser – you’ll need the latest version of Google Chrome
  • Webcam required – maximum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • Microphone required
  • Audio required
  • If possible, turn off any updates on devices
  • Ensure that your laptop/desktop is plugged in for the duration of the assessment

Note: Attempting to use a laptop or device that is intended for work purposes may have restricted access and admin rights installed. This may cause issues when trying to access the ProctorExam platform and therefore it is recommended that you use a personal laptop or device.

Review the following list of technology not currently supported by ProctorU.

Not Supported: 

  • Connecting from within a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam
  • Apple Boot Camp
  • Remote Access Software
  • Inactive Version of Windows and Test Builds/Test Mode
  • Microsoft Edge browser 
  • Windows 10 and 11 in S mode or Surface RT
  • Linux operating systems
  • Google Chromebooks (with Guardian Browser)
  • Google Chromebooks for Live+ or Review+
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Smartphones

Guidance from Proctor U

Review the following minimum and recommended requirements for your camera, operating system, upload/download speeds, RAM, ports, microphones, and browsers. 

TYPE

MINIMUM

RECOMMENDED

Internet Connection

Wifi Connection

Wired Connection

PC Users

Windows 10 (Windows 10 S mode is not supported) The Guardian browser requires 64-bit Windows 10

Windows 10 (10 S mode is not supported)

Mac Users

MacOS 10.13 (Oldest Still Maintained Version)

MacOS 10.15

CPU

more than 2 core CPU less than 85% CPU Usage

more than 4 core CPU less than 50% CPU Usage

Webcam

640x480 resolution

1280x720 resolution

Internet Download Speed

1 Mbps

12 Mbps

Internet Upload Speed

1 Mbps

3 Mbps

RAM

4 GB less than 95% Ram Usage

16 GB less than 90% Usage

Connectivity Ports

1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

Screen Resolution

1366 x 768

1920 x 1080 and above

Chromebook Users (Only available for Record+ service utilizing the ProctorU Chrome or Firefox extension)

Chrome device is running the latest version of Chrome OS.

Chrome device is running the latest version of Chrome OS.

Additional Requirements: 

  • A functioning microphone (some web cameras have them built-in); the microphone should not be part of headphones.
  • Headphones are generally not permitted,  check with your testing organization to determine if headphones are permitted
  • A compatible browser: Guardian (If applicable), Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox
  • If you are using a work-issued device, Admin access is required to Download

Review the following list of technology not currently supported by ProctorU.

Not Supported: 

  • Connecting from within a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam
  • Apple Boot Camp
  • Remote Access Software
  • Inactive Version of Windows and Test Builds/Test Mode
  • Microsoft Edge browser 
  • Windows 10 and 11 in S mode or Surface RT
  • Linux operating systems
  • Google Chromebooks (with Guardian Browser)
  • Google Chromebooks for Live+ or Review+
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Smartphones
The course is assessed through a variety of methods, depending on the unit. We have outlined the assessment structure below:
 
The first unit is assessed through:
  • Multiple-choice theory exam (*You will be provided with a mock exam to help you prepare for the assessment)
Later units are assessed through a combination of:
  • Written assessments
  • Video submissions
  • Programme cards
  • Reflection documents
Please note that each assessment will be explained when you reach them during your studies.
 
*Please note that you will need to have paid 15% of the overall course cost before we are able to book your first examination.

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

Upon successful completion of our Gym Instructing course, you will be awarded with the Level 2 Certificate for Gym Instructing (RFQ), accredited by Innovate Awarding.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

To work in a gym or lead group fitness classes in the UK, you must have an accredited Level 2 Gym Instructing qualification.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Career

Anyone who wants to embark on a career in the health and fitness industry will benefit from this course. It is a brilliant starting point, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to engage, educate, enable, and support clients in a gym environment.

You may decide to begin your career path working as a Gym Instructor getting accustomed with leading client consultations, interacting with clients on the gym floor, and planning and delivering gym programmes. Alternatively, you may want to teach group fitness classes at your local gym or online.

As this qualification is a great starting point, you can use the knowledge gained to progress on to further study, enrolling on one of our other related courses. This will give you the ability to assist clients in a wider sense. Most of our students choose to eventually complete their L3 Personal Training qualification so that they can take that next step forward and train clients on a one-to-one basis.

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Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (RQF)

Overview

By studying this qualification, you will gain the fundamental knowledge you need to work in a gym or run a group fitness class. Our course will teach you all about exercise and the human body and has been designed in an enjoyable and engaging way. Once completed, you will be a qualified Gym Instructor, taking your first step in the health and fitness industry.

You will learn about human anatomy and physiology from our dedicated team of industry leading personal trainers, providing you with a foundational knowledge to build upon. Then, you will learn how to plan and deliver gym programmes, as well as how to conduct client consultations. At the end of this course, you will be ready to begin a new career as a Gym Instructor, with the Leap Academy team offering continued support.

The main topics covered in the course include:

  • Physiology and human anatomy
  • How to plan and implement gym programmes
  • How to run client consultations
  • Client engagement and how to maximise their experience

The tabs above will provide you with further detail about the course contents and our team, as well as the potential career paths you can take. Alternatively, register your interest on the form to your right and we will send you the information you need.

As opposed to other training providers, our courses are developed and run by industry experts who are leading the way in their industry, setting us apart from our competitors. You will learn through a combination of written materials, course videos, and interactive learning elements, teaching you the information you need in an exciting and engaging way. Watch the video below to get a taste of the content you can expect.

Team

BRADLEY SIMMONDS

Celebrity Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Bradley Simmonds
Logo 6-mens-health-color.png Logo 6-under-armour-logo.png Logo 6-GQ-logo.png
BRADLEY SIMMONDS

Celebrity Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Brad is a professional PT and coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal Training qualifications. He is one of the most successful and best known PTs in the UK with incredible experiences and knowledge to share. Read all about his career and story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
TALILLA HENCHOZ

Online Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Talilla Henchoz
Logo 2-WIT-logo.png Logo 2-womens-health-logo.png Logo 2-foodspring-logo.png
TALILLA HENCHOZ

Online Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Talilla is an online fitness instructor and coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing, L3 Personal Training and L4 Advanced Sports Nutrition qualifications. She has an extensive career in the fitness industry and has built her own online health and fitness club from scratch. Read more about her amazing journey below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology
JAMES MIDDLETON

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of James Middleton
Logo 6-under-armour-logo.png Logo 7-nike-logo.png Logo 7-headspace-logo.png
JAMES MIDDLETON

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


James is an online fitness coach and teaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing, L3 Personal Training and L4 Advanced Sports Nutrition qualifications. His online coaching has a strong emphasis on a 360 approach to health including mindset and nutrition based on his own personal journey. Read more about his story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
WES SANTOS

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Wes Santos
Logo 9-lululemon-logo.png Logo 9-instate-logo.png
WES SANTOS

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Wes is a professional personal trainer who has launched two small-group PT gyms in south London. He coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal Training qualifications, bringing a huge wealth of personal experiences and knowledge to the courses. Read more about his story below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 2: Client Consultations and Lifestyle Management
HELOISE NANGLE

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Photo of Heloise Nangle
Logo 10-fresh-fitness-food-logo.png Logo 10-pure-logo-new.png Logo 10-tenzing-logo.png
HELOISE NANGLE

Personal Trainer + Business Owner


Heloise is a professional personal trainer who has launched three fitness studios in London. She coaches our L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal training qualifications bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience. Read more about her career and journey below:


MODULES:
  • Unit 3: Planning and Delivering Gym Programmes
  • Unit 4: Maximising the Customer Experience

Modules

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • The structure and function of the cardiorespiratory system 
  • The structure and function of the skeleton
  • Understanding the muscular system and its life-course
  • The energy systems of the human body
  • The role of the nervous system and the principles of muscle contraction 
  • The function of the digestive system
Unit 2: Client Consultations and Lifestyle Management
  • The client consultation process in the gym environment
  • The role of health screening, fitness testing and risk stratification
  • Lifestyle and health promotion
  • Understand the prevention and management of common health conditions
  • Principles of behaviour change and exercise adherence
  • Be able to conduct consultations and assessments
Unit 3: Maximising the Customer Experience in the Exercise Environment
  • How to assess customer needs in a gym environment
  • The role of customer service in the gym environment
  • Communicating with customer and colleagues
  • Professional practice
  • Cleaning and waste management in the gym environment
Unit 4: Planning and delivering Gym Programmes
  • The components of fitness and programming variables
  • Understanding gym-based exercise training 
  • Planning and delivering gym-based training
  • Reviewing gym-based training

Entry Requirements

This is an entry-level qualification that does not require any previous experience or qualifications to enrol. Full training is provided.

Minimum age restriction

16

Average completion timeframe

The average completion time for this course is 3- 4 months however it can be successfully completed in as little as 6 weeks by studying full-time. You have up to 24 months to complete this course.

Assessment requirements

Assessments are completed through a combination of external multiple choice exams (taken online and closed book), written assessments, self-reflection, and video assessments. The video assessments require access to appropriate equipment - details of which can be provided upon request.

Placement or Practical required

No placement or face-to-face practical is required. Assessments are completed via video submission and learners will be required to record themselves and evidence of their work and progess, and upload it for review. See the guidance document for more information.

If placement or practical required, when?

No placement is required but learners should have access to a gym or gym equipment. Learners will also need to have access to a demonstration client for the video assessment.

Exams required

Unit 1 is an external online exam.

Is Membership Required?

No Membership

Certification Timeframe

Please allow up to 12 weeks from your course completion date for your certification to arrive. Please note this can be longer if an EQA sample is required

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

A minimum course payment of 25% must be paid before we are able to register you on the course and book your unit 1 exam. Until this threshold is met, you will be unable to sit your unit 1 exam, although you are welcome to continue working your way through the course content.

Equipment Requirements:

For you to sit a remotely invigilated assessment, you’ll need the following equipment/environment:

  • Laptop/desktop with webcam and microphone (Microsoft Windows or a Mac, Chromebooks cannot be used)
  • Wi-Fi connection (Min 1Mbit/s upload | Min 10Mbit/s download)
  • Smartphone or tablet (Apple iOS 8.0 / Android 4.1 or higher)
  • Suitable test environment (quiet room with no distractions)

Your laptop/desktop will run the assessment software and your smartphone or tablet will be used to record you and the assessment. The assessment itself cannot be sat on a smartphone or tablet.

Laptop/desktop Requirements:

You’ll need to have access to a laptop/desktop that has the following set-up:

  • Broadband speed/bandwidth: - Minimum 1Mbit/s upload speed - recommended upload speed is 1.5Mbit/s - Minimum 10Mbit/s download speed - Tethering via a mobile phone is not supported. Tip: You could try connecting your computer directly to your Wi-Fi router using an ethernet cable to improve and/or guarantee your connection. You can test your broadband speed/bandwidth here: https://www.speedtest.net/ The operating systems supported are Windows 8 or higher, and MAC OS X (latest and previous releases). Chromebooks are not supported therefore shouldn’t be used
  • Wi-Fi connection – you should be positioned where the signal is strongest
  • Web browser – you’ll need the latest version of Google Chrome
  • Webcam required – maximum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • Microphone required
  • Audio required
  • If possible, turn off any updates on devices
  • Ensure that your laptop/desktop is plugged in for the duration of the assessment

Note: Attempting to use a laptop or device that is intended for work purposes may have restricted access and admin rights installed. This may cause issues when trying to access the ProctorExam platform and therefore it is recommended that you use a personal laptop or device.

Review the following list of technology not currently supported by ProctorU.

Not Supported: 

  • Connecting from within a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam
  • Apple Boot Camp
  • Remote Access Software
  • Inactive Version of Windows and Test Builds/Test Mode
  • Microsoft Edge browser 
  • Windows 10 and 11 in S mode or Surface RT
  • Linux operating systems
  • Google Chromebooks (with Guardian Browser)
  • Google Chromebooks for Live+ or Review+
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Smartphones

Guidance from Proctor U

Review the following minimum and recommended requirements for your camera, operating system, upload/download speeds, RAM, ports, microphones, and browsers. 

TYPE

MINIMUM

RECOMMENDED

Internet Connection

Wifi Connection

Wired Connection

PC Users

Windows 10 (Windows 10 S mode is not supported) The Guardian browser requires 64-bit Windows 10

Windows 10 (10 S mode is not supported)

Mac Users

MacOS 10.13 (Oldest Still Maintained Version)

MacOS 10.15

CPU

more than 2 core CPU less than 85% CPU Usage

more than 4 core CPU less than 50% CPU Usage

Webcam

640x480 resolution

1280x720 resolution

Internet Download Speed

1 Mbps

12 Mbps

Internet Upload Speed

1 Mbps

3 Mbps

RAM

4 GB less than 95% Ram Usage

16 GB less than 90% Usage

Connectivity Ports

1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

Screen Resolution

1366 x 768

1920 x 1080 and above

Chromebook Users (Only available for Record+ service utilizing the ProctorU Chrome or Firefox extension)

Chrome device is running the latest version of Chrome OS.

Chrome device is running the latest version of Chrome OS.

Additional Requirements: 

  • A functioning microphone (some web cameras have them built-in); the microphone should not be part of headphones.
  • Headphones are generally not permitted,  check with your testing organization to determine if headphones are permitted
  • A compatible browser: Guardian (If applicable), Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox
  • If you are using a work-issued device, Admin access is required to Download

Review the following list of technology not currently supported by ProctorU.

Not Supported: 

  • Connecting from within a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam
  • Apple Boot Camp
  • Remote Access Software
  • Inactive Version of Windows and Test Builds/Test Mode
  • Microsoft Edge browser 
  • Windows 10 and 11 in S mode or Surface RT
  • Linux operating systems
  • Google Chromebooks (with Guardian Browser)
  • Google Chromebooks for Live+ or Review+
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Smartphones
Excellent Marking

Assessment

The course is assessed through a variety of methods, depending on the unit. We have outlined the assessment structure below:
 
The first unit is assessed through:
  • Multiple-choice theory exam (*You will be provided with a mock exam to help you prepare for the assessment)
Later units are assessed through a combination of:
  • Written assessments
  • Video submissions
  • Programme cards
  • Reflection documents
Please note that each assessment will be explained when you reach them during your studies.
 
*Please note that you will need to have paid 15% of the overall course cost before we are able to book your first examination.

Qualifications

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

Upon successful completion of our Gym Instructing course, you will be awarded with the Level 2 Certificate for Gym Instructing (RFQ), accredited by Innovate Awarding.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

To work in a gym or lead group fitness classes in the UK, you must have an accredited Level 2 Gym Instructing qualification.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Career

Anyone who wants to embark on a career in the health and fitness industry will benefit from this course. It is a brilliant starting point, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to engage, educate, enable, and support clients in a gym environment.

You may decide to begin your career path working as a Gym Instructor getting accustomed with leading client consultations, interacting with clients on the gym floor, and planning and delivering gym programmes. Alternatively, you may want to teach group fitness classes at your local gym or online.

As this qualification is a great starting point, you can use the knowledge gained to progress on to further study, enrolling on one of our other related courses. This will give you the ability to assist clients in a wider sense. Most of our students choose to eventually complete their L3 Personal Training qualification so that they can take that next step forward and train clients on a one-to-one basis.

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