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Certificate in Gym Instructing – Level 2 – Online Course


Become a Gym Instructor with this CIMSPA endorsed Level 2 course where you will learn the fundamentals of gym instruction. This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a gym instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.

Learners will cover

To achieve the YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing, learners need to achieve 5 mandatory units.

Unit(s) Assessment(s)
Anatomy & physiology for exercise & fitness instructors
  • Multiple choice test
  • Assessment workbook
Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment
  • Assessment workbook
  • Observation of practical skills
Lifestyle management & health awareness
  • Assessment workbook
Gym-based programme planning and preparation
  • Portfolio of evidence (Learner assessment record)
Gym-based programme delivery and professional instruction
  • Portfolio of evidence (Learner assessment record)
  • Observation of practical skills


By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Gym Instructor, as set out within the CIMSPA professional standard.


Entry Requirements

To have at least a recreational background in exercise, sports and a drive to help others realise their health and fitness goals. Minimum age 16.


Fit2Train’s online course is completed with the help of an interactive electronic learning platform (Moodle Cloud), combined with digital resources, Y-Mark access via YMCA Awards, a monthly Action Plan and regular contact with a tutor.



Book your place

Certificate in Fitness Instructing QCF (Level 2) - Online Course£50.00

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