Level 2 Gym Instructor Course

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QUALIFY AS A LEVEL 2 GYM INSTRUCTOR FROM £599

Also known as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor or Level 2 Personal Trainer course, this accredited course is an entry-level qualification designed for those wishing to work within a gym or fitness environment.

Students are taught the essential skills and knowledge required to instruct and evaluate gym-based programmes. This course lays the foundation for qualifying students for UK or international employment and allows them to progress to a Level 3 Personal Training Course.

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Our internationally-recognised Level 2 Gym Instructor course has been adapted to provide students with all the essential industry-standard knowledge and skills needed to have a successful career in the rapidly changing and booming fitness industry.

Our CIMSPA endorsed course gives students everything they need to confidently work within a fitness environment and prepare them for a career as a gym instructor including being able to plan, instruct, and evaluate gym-based sessions.

Course Length: Full-time students can qualify within 2 weeks. Our part-time course can be completed in an average of 6 weeks and online study takes approximately 8 weeks.

Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, students must be aged 16 and over.

Accreditations: CIMSPA, and Focus Awards.

Cost: From £599, with no hidden fees for registration, examination, or certification. Exam resits are also free!

Offer & Payment Options: Spread the cost of your course with flexible payment plans and 0% interest on all study methods.

What You’ll Qualify With:

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym-Based Exercise (RQF)
10 CIMSPA points

In order to be an effective gym instructor, you’ll need to know more than which machines are best for which muscle groups. This course gives you the skills needed to confidently support gym members by providing expertise across a variety of topics covering anatomy, training, and psychology.

Specifically, you’ll learn about:

Motivating Groups and Individuals

It’s easy for individuals new to fitness to lose confidence and motivation, even experienced gym-goers can feel like they’ve hit a wall sometimes. You will learn how to train individuals in a way that keeps them both engaged by the content of your training and motivated to keep pushing themselves to new heights.

Planning and Instructing Gym-Based Sessions

This course will teach you how to successfully plan and instruct gym-based exercise sessions. Specifically focusing on how you can use consultations and health assessments to offer effective workouts for gym goers.

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Understanding how the body works is fundamental to successful gym instruction. This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to keep your training plans safe and effective, covering the heart and circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems.

Principles of Exercise and Fitness

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of exercise, including effective warm-up/cool-down exercises, cardiovascular activities, bodyweight and free-weight movements, as well as resistance training concepts’ including how to include them in an effective, varied training plan.

Health, Safety and Welfare

Safety is paramount in fitness environments. As such you’ll learn how to identify and control risk factors, how to appropriately safeguard children and vulnerable adults, and what emergency procedures exist within a gym or fitness environment.

Learning the Business

How does a successful fitness instructors market themselves? How do they maximise business opportunities? During the course, you’ll develop a great understanding of the advertising, marketing and self-promotion essentials which are fundamental for a successful career within the fitness sector.

Practical assessments are run every month from each of our nationwide locations and are a requirement for all students to qualify with your Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate.

Online & Part-Time Course Assessments

Those completing part-time & online fitness courses will be expected to complete the following assessments:

  • Multiple Choice Open Book Online Exam on Anatomy and Physiology – 90% pass required
  • Multiple Choice Open Book Online Paper on Principles of Exercise and Health – 90% pass required
  • Practical Assessment on Delivering a Gym-Based Induction – Pass required

For the in-person practical assessment, students need to travel to one of the many OriGym venues located across the UK.

Full-Time Course Assessments

In order to qualify as a Level 2 Gym Instructor, full-time students are also expected to complete three assessments:

Multiple Choice Exam on Anatomy and Physiology – 70% pass required
Multiple Choice Paper on Principles of Exercise and Health – 70% pass required
Practical Assessment on Delivering a Gym-Based Induction – Pass required

To improve your chances of passing the first time and succeeding in your course, you’ll be fully supported by OriGym’s qualified team of tutors. We also offer unlimited free exam resits for all students.

At OriGym, we are proud of our ability to offer study methods to our students, enabling anyone to complete their fitness instructor courses online or in a classroom setting.

The practical elements of our Level 2 Gym Instructor course are taught at our nationwide venues across the UK, each with excellent transport links. All of our state-of-the-art venues are handpicked to provide the best learning experience, putting you at a distinct advantage upon graduation over other newly qualified gym instructors from alternative training providers.

Online

OriGym’s online fitness training courses are delivered via our award-nominated e-learning platform. Once enrolled, students gain access to a series of interactive modules, quizzes, e-books and lectures to support their studies. The only time a student’s physical attendance is needed is during one final practical assessment.

Our online fitness courses are entirely self-paced, meaning students can take as little or as long as they require to complete the qualification. Despite working virtually, online students will also have constant support from our team of dedicated tutors via phone, email, or chatbox!

Part-Time

Part-time provides a blended learning experience, combining in-person tuition with online study. This is one of the most popular options for many OriGym students as it perfectly balances the benefits of online fitness courses with attending regular practical workshops.

These practical sessions take place in small groups and are run from locations across the UK, ensuring you get the absolute maximum out of each day spent training. The practical elements can be completed at a student’s own pace around existing professional and personal commitments.

Full-Time

The full-time gym instructor course is 2 weeks of intensive study where you will learn in a classroom setting from 9am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday. From OriGym’s bespoke training centres, you will be able to study uninterrupted by gym members and staff to focus on your qualifications.

Only our most experienced tutors teach our full-time courses and you will study in groups of no more than 12 to maximise your learning experience. Keeping the full-time course engaging and practically based, you will be on the gym floor every day as well as learning in our designated, custom-built classroom during the theory elements of the course.

After graduating from the Level 2 Gym Instructor course, you can take your first steps into a new fitness career. As you begin this journey, OriGym will continue to provide assistance, encouragement, and advice about your future.

Careers Support

OriGym graduates will continue to receive a host of support from our post-course team, all of which will help kickstart your career in the fitness industry.

We’ve worked hard to build strong relationships with fitness brands and independent gym chains across the UK. Following the completion of your course, we’ll analyse and distribute your CV to these organisations, whilst also offering interview preparation including mock job interviews.

Progression Routes

There are multiple ways to continue growing in your new fitness career and improve your future earning potential after graduating. One of the most popular routes for our students after completing the Level 2 Fitness Instructor is to advance onto the Level 3 Personal Training course.

Gaining the Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualification enables you to work as a personal trainer within gyms or fitness institutions. In the role, you will work with clients on a one-to-one basis creating bespoke workout programmes to help them achieve their fitness goals.

If you’d like to become a Personal Trainer, our Diploma in Personal Training combines the Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer awards.

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Packages with Level 2 Gym Instructor Course

  • Gold Personal Trainer

    • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
    • 10 CPD Courses

    Was £1698

    Now £1399

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

  • Platinum Package

    • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
    • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
    • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity & Weight Management
    • 10 CPD Courses

    Was £3096.00

    Now £1999

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

  • Master PT and Nutrition Specialist

    • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
    • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
    • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
    • 10 CPD Courses

    Was £3396.00

    Now £2199

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Gold Personal Trainer

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • 10 CPD Courses

Was £1698

Now £1399

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Platinum Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity & Weight Management
  • 10 CPD Courses

Was £3096.00

Now £1999

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Master PT and Nutrition Specialist

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
  • 10 CPD Courses

Was £3396.00

Now £2199

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long After Completing the Level 2 Gym Instructor Course do I Have to Wait For my Certificate?2024-05-16T16:21:31+01:00

If your course has been paid in full, your certificate will be requested from the awarding body. This typically takes between 6-8 weeks, but you will receive an internal Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification in the meantime.

If you’re on a payment plan, your certificate will be dispatched once your balance has been cleared. If you wish to receive your certificate sooner, you can pay your remaining balance upfront at no extra cost.

I Want To Complete My Level 2 Fitness Courses Online, Will I Get The Same Level of Support?2024-05-16T16:21:21+01:00

Yes! If you want to study online you’ll receive the same amount of support as students who opt for the full and part-time learning methods.

Our expert tutors will be on hand to answer any of your course-related questions 7 days a week via phone, email or chatbox.

This level of support extends beyond the duration of your online health and fitness courses too. Our post-course team will then take over, offering services such as CV optimisation and interview preparation to all students, regardless of how they completed their course.

Why Is OriGym’s Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Cheaper Than Competitors?2024-07-02T16:45:47+01:00

We believe that fitness education and training should be both accessible and affordable, which is why we do not apply unnecessary admin fees. For example, unlike many of our competitors, we also offer unlimited FREE exam resits.

How Long Does It Take To Complete The Level 2 Fitness Instructor Course?2024-05-16T16:20:37+01:00

If you’re a full-time student you can qualify with a Level 2 fitness instructor qualification  in as little as 2 weeks.

Whereas if you opt to complete your health and fitness courses online or on a part-time basis you can work entirely at your own pace with no deadlines. On average, students who choose this study option earn their qualification in 6 or 8 weeks respectively.

What Study Options Are Available For Level 2 Students?2024-05-16T16:21:00+01:00

There are 3 study methods to choose from for our Level 2 Fitness Instructing course: Full-time, Part-time, and Online.

If you choose to study full-time, you’ll attend an OriGym centre from Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm over 2 weeks. During this time, you’ll be taught by our expert tutors in a classroom-like environment and attend a specialist personal training studio for practical learning and assessments.

If you opt to complete your fitness training courses online, you’ll learn via our interactive learning platform which is made up of an extensive range of resources, including online lectures, interactive quizzes, and eBooks. You will also have unlimited access to the support of our in-house tutors, who are here 7 days a week to answer any questions you might have about the course. This support is available over the phone, via email, and by our instant chat box service.

Our part-time course combines online and practical learning by providing students full access to our award-nominated interactive learning platform and unlimited support from our expert tutors, as well as the opportunity to attend regular practical workshops at one of the 12 OriGym venues located across the UK.

Are There Any Prerequisites For The Level 2 Gym Instructor Course?2024-05-16T16:20:25+01:00

No prior qualifications are required to study the Level 2 Gym Instructor course. It is specifically designed to be an entry-level qualification for anybody wanting to work in the fitness industry.

A basic level of Maths and English are required to understand the course content and as there are some practical elements, a basic level of physical fitness is necessary.

As with all OriGym courses, students must be aged 16 years or older to enrol.

Who Is The Level 2 Fitness Course Accredited By?2024-05-16T16:20:13+01:00

Our Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification is endorsed by CIMSPA. The course is also awarded by Focus Awards and regulated by Ofqual.

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Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Success Stories

  • Elliot Hughes

    Elliot Hughes

    ‘Since becoming a qualified level 2 gym instructor and level 3 personal trainer through Origym, I have started working at David Lloyd’s gym. At David Lloyd I work on the gym floor where I take various classes, one of them being a circuit training class. As a personal trainer I help with inductions to the gym, helping people with technique and form and also 1 on 1 personal training sessions.’

  • Shannon

    Shannon

    “After many years of struggling to be consistent and confident in the gym I found myself a PT and soon enough I found my love for fitness. Experiencing the positive impact it had on me I wanted to help others do the same so I decided to get my qualification with Origym. Since qualifying I have landed my self a position at a gym gaining the best business support, meeting / interacting with people each day. Becoming a PT has been the best decision I’ve made, I can wholeheartedly say I love my job!”

Elliot Hughes

Elliot Hughes

‘Since becoming a qualified level 2 gym instructor and level 3 personal trainer through Origym, I have started working at David Lloyd’s gym. At David Lloyd I work on the gym floor where I take various classes, one of them being a circuit training class. As a personal trainer I help with inductions to the gym, helping people with technique and form and also 1 on 1 personal training sessions.’

Shannon

Shannon

“After many years of struggling to be consistent and confident in the gym I found myself a PT and soon enough I found my love for fitness. Experiencing the positive impact it had on me I wanted to help others do the same so I decided to get my qualification with Origym. Since qualifying I have landed my self a position at a gym gaining the best business support, meeting / interacting with people each day. Becoming a PT has been the best decision I’ve made, I can wholeheartedly say I love my job!”

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