Level 2 Fitness Instructing
Type: Professional Qualification
Mode: Evening
Start Date: 12th September
End Date:
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Duration: 20 weeks
Cost: £315 (fee remission may apply)
Course Overview

This course is aimed at anyone aged 19+ looking to enter into the profession of personal training or fitness instructing or who is currently working in the fitness industry and wanting to upskill to become a Level 3 Personal Trainer. This programme is suitable for beginners.

What will I learn?

Students will complete an NCFE Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing. This qualification aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective fitness instruction sessions of gym-based exercise. Learners successfully completing this qualification will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 2.

You will complete a series of units which may include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Planning gym-based exercise
  • Instructing gym-based exercise
How will the course be assessed?

A mixture of written booklets and practical assessments. There are no examinations.

Materials and other information

Appropriate sportswear will be required.


Students can progress directly onto the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification.


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