Gym Instructor

Our Gym Instructor Course is a fantastic first step into the fitness industry and the foundation for further progression to becoming a personal trainer. It will make you desirable for employment in any gym across the UK.

You will receive comprehensive learning resources and all the guidance and support needed to pass the course.

Here are some of the career options available to you as a qualified Gym Instructor:

  • Work full-time or part-time as a gym instructor within a health and fitness club
  • Become a gym supervisor or fitness manager within a health and fitness club
  • Deliver popular group classes (by taking CPD modules) including Strength and Conditioning, Kettlebells or Core Stability
  • Build towards becoming a personal trainer by completing the remaining personal trainer modules
  • Specialise in working with older adults or prenatal and post-natal women

The length of the course is 5 days and these are spread over weekends.

Brief breakdown

Day 1 - Qualification introduction and face to face learning

Day 2 - Multiple choice theory papers

Day 3 - Face to face learning

Day 4 - Face to face learning

Day 5 - Final practical assessments

Price - £700.00

This price is the total you will pay and includes:

  • YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise)
  • Recognition from REPs
  • 20 REPs points
  • Over 25 hours of face-to-face learning
  • Full course materials
  • Exam papers
  • Online support
  • Small group and personal learning

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