Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym)

Are you looking for a new challenge or career change?
Do you have a passion for fitness?
Become qualified as a Fitness Instructor with DTT

The aim of this Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor.

Entry Requirements
Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learner should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Course Content
This qualification comprises of 6 mandatory units;

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. Preparing for gym-based exercise
Unit 6. Instructing gym-based exercise

Course Duration & Timings
3 Weekend, including Assessments: 10.00-5.00pm

Course Cost & Next Available Dates
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3 weekends; including Assessment

2020       TBC

Examination Process/Case Studies
Multiple Choice Examination
Portfolio of Evidence

Progression Routes
This qualification provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become personal trainers.

Learners may also progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside gym instructing in the health club environment.

Learners may also broaden their knowledge and skills by progressing to Level 2 qualifications in Instructing Circuits, Group Exercise Instructor  and Aqua.