Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching


Course Title: Level 2 Gym Instructor Qualification
Course Code: OR166

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable students to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective sessions and will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2. The Gym Instructor Course contains a mixture of practical and theoretical study including use of Kingston Maurward's "Peak Fitness Centre". This course can also be taken through an eLearning option and assessed in the work place.



Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF)

Course Content

Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

Unit 2 - Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

Unit 3 - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Unit 4 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Unit 5 - Planning gym-based exercise

Unit 6 - Instructing gym-based exercise

Entry Requirements

A base level of and enthusiasm for fitness A minimum of Level 1 maths and English and basic IT skills.

Next Steps

The Level 2 Gym Instructor (Fitness Instructor) Course allows you entry to the REPs Register. Level 3 Fitness Instructor.

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the course you will be suitably qualified to gain employment as a Fitness Instructor within a gym or health centre.