Level 2

Gym Instructing


2 weeks


Rush Green


Jan 2022


Adult 19+



Thinking about a career in the health and fitness industry, either as a gym instructor or personal trainer?

Knowing how to look after your own health and the health of others is important, and there is a growing demand for fitness coaches and personal trainers.

Whether you want to help people focus on their health and fitness goals or support them to prevent injuries, this two-week course can help you take that next step towards a fulfilling career.

Real work experience

We’re working in partnership with leading fitness provider, DW Fitness, to provide this qualification. As part of the course, you’ll complete work experience in one of their local fitness clubs so you’ll have the chance to put your learning into practice.

On successful completion of the course, you’ll be guaranteed an interview for a role at DW Fitness, which could be a great opportunity to get your career in the fitness industry started.

On this course you'll learn about:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • the customer experience in a gym environment
  • how to support client health and wellbeing
  • how to conduct gym inductions
  • instructing and supervising exercise programmes

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. You’ll just need to show a keen interest in health, fitness and nutrition.

On completion of this course, you’ll be awarded a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing and can progress to the Level 3 in Personal Training to further your skills and knowledge.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.