Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Our Level 2 Fitness Instructor (gym based) courses are our most popular qualification and are the starting point for a career in the fitness industry.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Sport, Fitness and Outdoor Adventure
  • Qualification Active IQ Certificate
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length 10 weeks
  • Start Date Various - Please see below*
  • End Date Various - Please see below*
  • Day Tues/Thurs (10 weeks)
  • Times 18.00-21.00
  • Fee £500
  • Reduced Fee None
  • Course Code E2DYFFT0/9/1

This course will open many doors to employment and offer progression onto roles such as personal trainer and exercise specialist. Fitness instructors are the foundation of the fitness industry and as such they will always be required and subsequently represent a great career opportunity.

Coursedates (10 weeks) are:

Tuesday & Thursday 24-Sep-19 05-Dec-19 18:00 – 21:00 Victoria House 
Tuesday & Thursday 03-Mar-20 21-May-20 18:00 – 21:00 Victoria House

To find out more please contact:
Telephone: 01392 400170

What topics will I study?

Part Time (blended learning) fitness instructor course comprises of workshops completing modules/assessments on:

  • Anatomy and Physiology (1 x 60 minute multiple choice examination)
  • Principles of Exercise and Fitness (1 x 60 minute multiple choice examination)
  • Practical delivery (1 x summative practical assessment with your subject)
  • Health and Safety (2 x worksheets)

Next steps: 

The course allows for progression on to roles such as personal trainer and exercise specialist.

Entry Requirements

This is a beginner’s course, open to all who have an ambition and desire to work in the fitness industry.


College classrooms and Central fitness, (college gym) a fully equipped purpose built fitness centre.

Additional Costs

None – the course costs £500.00 which includes ACTIVEIQ registration and certification.

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