NCFE L2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (Part Time)

Course Length 22 weeks
Study Type Part time
Course Cost £450 (Adult) Financial support 19+
Start Date 12/09/2022
Course Code 77778-01

Course overview

The programme delivers the knowledge and skills needed to meet the Register of Exercise Professional Standards (REPS), which allows you to work as a gym instructor. It helps you develop a wide range of transferable skills and involves a work placement that can be conducted in a range of fitness settings. This year-long course provides you with the core skills required for working in the health and fitness industry. It combines both practical and theoretical elements to help you develop the knowledge and understanding employers look for, while preparing you for progression into further study or employment.

  • Entry Requirements
    • Minimum of four GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and/or ideally maths, or equivalent (eg. Level 1 Functional Skills)
    • Interest and experience in physical activity
    • Good level of fitness
  • Benefits/Skills

    Within this course, you will:

    • Develop your communication, leadership and fitness instructing skills
    • Complete a course that allows you to register with REPS
    • Develop an understanding of maintaining a healthy lifestyle
    • Take advantage of work placement opportunities in a variety of fitness settings
  • Who is this course for?
    Anyone who is interested in working in the health and fitness sector.
  • Units/Modules

    Below are the units covered in this course:

    • Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise
    • Maximising the Customer Experience in a Gym Environment
    • Supporting Client Health and Wellbeing
    • Conducting Client Consultations and Gym Inductions
    • Planning and Reviewing Gym-Based Exercise Programmes
    • Instructing and Supervising Gym-Based Exercise Programmes
  • Careers/Progression

    Progression could include:

    • Personal Training Level 3
    • Other Level 3 qualifications in the sports and fitness sector
    • Apprenticeship
    • Employment within the sports and fitness industry

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