VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise)


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Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is a substantial vocational qualification that develops the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career in sport and active leisure as an employed/self-employed fitness instructor. This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16+ age group. The qualification is based on fitness National Occupational Standards (NOS).



New course beginning every Tuesday evening 6-9pm May 7th  2024

Blended Learning


What does this qualification cover?

This qualification covers all the components required to work effectively and competently as a fitness instructor, which include: anatomy and physiology for exercise, principles of exercise, health and fitness, knowledge of how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment.

Gym-based exercise pathway
Learners will develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct exercise programmes for gym based exercise for apparently healthy adults of all ages; they will also learn how to provide effective support for clients who take part in exercise and physical activity.

Learners will select this qualification if gym instruction is the discipline route they wish to take and they want to study part time at a college or with a private training provider. Learners will choose the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (Gym-based Exercise) if they wish to pursue an apprenticeship route.