Course Overview

Do you have an interest in exercise, training or the fitness industry? Maybe you’re thinking about starting a brand-new career, and are looking for an effective way to widen your existing fitness knowledge? If so, then our Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing was made for you! Fully accredited by NCFE, it’s suitable for beginners without prior qualifications or training, and will help you develop the skills and confidence to work with clients to help them reach their full fitness potential.

This course breaks down the basics you need to know before starting out. First, you’ll explore the key frameworks and systems that make up the human body. Then, you’ll go on to study the role of a gym instructor in detail – you’ll learn how to support the health and wellbeing of your clients by working on tailored fitness plans, discover safe exercise plans for all ability levels, and find out how to conduct health screenings to make sure you’re offering your clients the very best advice. After you’ve completed this course, you can progress to our NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training to enhance your skills and knowledge.

On this NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing course, you will:

  • Gain insight into anatomy and physiology and how it relates to exercise and fitness
  • Develop your ability to plan and deliver safe and effective gym-based exercise programmes
  • Discover how to conduct consultations and promote the health benefits of physical activity
  • Gain the knowledge and practical skills required to work as a gym instructor
  • Acquire awareness of health and safety in an exercise and fitness environment
  • Find out how to communicate effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme.

 

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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This course is awarded by Northern Council for Further Education.

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On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

60mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 185 hours, which is around 60 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

NCFE are a national awarding organisation, passionate about designing, developing, and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

Who is CIMPSA?
CIMPSA are the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sports and Physical Activity. They have committed to inspire people to become more active through supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed.
Shaping the way people feel about sports, their purpose is to be a respected, regulated and recognised sector that everyone wants to join, and that others are confident interacting with. Their mission is to allow people to recognise their potential and create a clear route into and through the sport and physical activity sector. They ensure quality and relevant learning and development opportunities are available.

The History of CIMPSA?
Dating as far back as 1921, CIMPSA have worked towards becoming a trusted practice for organisations, professional, and practitioners operating in the Sports and Physical Activity Sector. In 2013, CIMSPA was awarded its Chartered Status and has since began its expedition to becoming a respected, regulated and recognised sector that people want to be a part of.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll receive a Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing from NCFE. These training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.

This qualification is endorsed by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity), meaning that after completion, you’ll be able to gain entry to their Exercise and Fitness Directory as an Affiliate Member.

Our course code
X203
Qualification Code
603/3931/7
Official Qualification Title
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
Credits
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Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level two: the equivalent difficulty of a GCSE, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements

We recommend that you have some experience of gym-based exercise, including free weights, and basic level communication and personal skills.

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