Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (GYM) (Weekend) | Loughborough College

Level 2 Certificate - Weekend in
Fitness Instructor (Gym)

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This qualification is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to teach cardiovascular and resistance training in health and fitness clubs, leisure centres or as part of a personal training service.

Course Content

The course covers:

  • The theory of bones and joints, muscles and muscle actions, cardio-respiratory systems, energy systems and components of fitness.
  • Planning and teaching cardiovascular and resistance machines, and free weight exercises.

A comprehensive theory and practical manual, as well as DVD's, are used to assist students with the course.

Assessment comes in the form of a multiple choice theory paper, written plans and practical observations.


Two weeks intensive course plus assessment

  • Weekend course (this course also involves some home study)
  • Distance learning plus workshop sessions / assessment (please note all distance learning students must speak to a tutor prior to enrolling on this course).

The course costs £420.

Entry Requirements

Over 18 with an interest in gym instruction.

Progression Opportunities

On completion of the CYQ Gym Instructor course, graduates will hold an accredited qualification, allowing them to work in a variety of sporting environments throughout the country.

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Current Vacancies on Indeed

Company: Nuneaton & Bedworth Leisure Trust

Location: Nuneaton


Company: Nuneaton & Bedworth Leisure Trust

Location: Nuneaton


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An 3.0% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.


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Key Facts


  • Various

Mode of Attendance:

  • Part Time Day Only (PT)



Course Duration:

21 - 30 Weeks

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 17/18TYG6680

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