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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction, Harlesden

This OFQUAL regulated qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective sessions. This qualification will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2 and can be achieved in the context of gym, exercise to music, water-based exercise and physical activity for children.

We are approved to deliver level 2 gym instructing by the NCFE and YMCA Awards awarding organisations.

The course consists of:

  • Anatomy and physiology including; the heart and circulatory system
  • the respiratory system
  • structure and function of the skeleton
  • musculoskeletal system
  • postural and core stability
  • the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults - both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14-16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group. Client groups also covered are older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed.

The Units included are:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health
  • Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Planning Gym-Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym-Based Exercise

The course is assessed by:

  • Practical examination
  • Assessment workbook

Once you have completed this course you can go onto study the level 3 personal training and GP referral qualifications. You can choose to do this as a stand alone course or part of one of our exciting packages.

See the Course Offer page for more details.

Choose from over 200 towns and cities to study in. Learners have the choice of doing the assessments 1 to 1 with a mentor at the mentors venue or at our designated assessment days which are held nationwide.

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92 Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, England B15 1AU, United Kingdom

Hours Open:
Monday-Friday 09:00 – 19:30 Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

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