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Certificate in Gym Instructing (adult Fast Track) - Level 2

Certificate in Gym Instructing (adult Fast Track) - Level 2


Please note - This is a part-time course for adult learners aged 19+. Please click here to view the under 19s full-time course.

This bespoke level 2 programme offers an introduction to the different career pathways available within the sport and physical activity sector.

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress into employment within the sport and physical activity sector.

You will learn essential knowledge, skills and behaviours to be able to present yourself in a professional and approachable manner whilst understanding the importance of customer engagement and having the technical knowledge to support them.

Start dates and fees

Start date

  • September 2023.
  • This course last for 10 weeks, 6 hours per week


  • 12 - 3pm (Gym) and 4-7pm (College)


  • £885.

There will be a kit/uniform to purchase.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
18/09/20232693A1641£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Fitness instructor - level 2
  • Understanding fitness
  • Food hygiene
  • Health and safety
  • Full first aid

Entry requirements

  • Must be a confident swimmer *
  • A minimum of Level 1 functional skills in English.

* As part of the pre-requisites for the pool lifeguard, you must be able to achieve the following in a pool water test prior to commencing the course:

  • Jump/dive into deep water
  • Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits.

How long is the course?


How will I be assessed?

  • Practical and task-based work
  • Assignments
  • Assessor observations
  • Written portfolio work
  • Observations

What can I progress onto?

  • Employment in the fitness and leisure industry
  • Personal trainer - Level 3


How do I apply?

Apply online

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