Course Details


A ‘must have’ certificate for the aspiring fitness professional, this is the standard entry route qualification for a career in the fitness industry. This course provides you with the key skills to work as a fitness instructor, or to progress onto more advanced instructing or personal training.

This course consists of six modules:

Entry Requirements
There is no formal entry requirement for this qualification, however candidates should have some awareness of using the gym or equivalent. Learners must be over 16.

Who is it for?

This qualification is particularly relevant for candidates who wish to work in the health and fitness industry. It is also suitable for individuals who would like to learn more about the benefits of exercise and develop their individual training techniques.

Candidates will learn: 
Exercise and fitness knowledge covering:

·         The Respiratory System

·         The Heart and Circulatory System

·         The Postnatal and Core Stability

Instructing Gym Based Exercise covering:



Internationally recognised and accredited certificate:  YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

REPS Points: 20 

Allows candidates to enter the REPs at Level 2
Candidates may wish to progress on to any of the following courses: