L2 Certificate in Fitness Training – Gym-Based Exercise (19+ Only)


The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Gym-based Exercise is suitable for adult learners aged 19+ who are seeking a qualification which will enable them to teach gym-based exercise. this qualification is approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

Course Content - What will I learn?

You will complete 4 mandatory units:

Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness professionals,
Professional practice for exercise and fitness professionals,
Exercise, fitness and lifestyle consultation and management,
Planning and instructing gym-based exercise programmes

What Next?

This qualification can lead to employment as a L2 Fitness Instructor in gym-based exercise. You could also progress on to relevant L3 courses such as a L3 in Personal Training.

Our Sports courses will help you get to the ceiling of your ability and this could be Regional, National or even International level competition. You could also progress to University or into direct employment.

Potential careers:

  • Sports Professional
  • Sports Therapist
  • Sport and Exercise Scientist
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Coach, Physiotherapist
  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Leisure Centre Assistant
  • Outdoor Activities Instructor
  • Health and Fitness Instructor
  • Pool/Beach Lifeguard
  • Personal Trainer
  • Gym Instructor

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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