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Online Level 2 Certificate Fitness Instructor

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Online Level 2 Certificate Fitness Instructor

Online Level 2 Gym Instructor

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Study online then complete a video-based assessment. No need to attend a class or travel to an assessment centre – fast, simple hassle-free study.

Fitting study around your schedule is easy with the REPs recognised NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.

It’s ideal for fitness enthusiasts without any formal qualifications, giving you the professional skills to plan and deliver effective exercise programmes. Once completed, this course will allow you start working in a gym or even set up your own business.

What You'll Learn:

  • The basics of anatomy and physiology and why these are important to exercise and fitness
  • The best way to plan safe gym sessions that deliver real results for your clients
  • How to support and motivate clients to perform to the best of their ability
  • Develop the personal and customer service skills the industry requires
  • Key health and safety knowledge to keep you and your clients safe
  • Essential principles of exercise, fitness and health and how they underline fitness instructing

Your first step towards the fitness career you have always wanted

Online Level 2 Certificate Fitness Instructor

Learn anywhere, anytime you want with distance learning and practical assessment via video.

I work full time, so it was great that the FitLearn course was accessible to me. The staff were excellent and always available when I needed help. I’m looking at doing another course already!

Shaun M

COURSE DETAILS

This course is specially designed for distance learning.

When you sign up with FitLearn, we provide you with a fitness tutor and an induction webinar to get you started on the right foot.

The webinar gives you a complete overview of our service, together with the instructions on how to get the best out of your course and access support if you need it.

Get the following resources

  • Unlimited tutor support by telephone and email
  • Hard copy training manuals, created by fitness professionals
  • Access to a purpose-built online training portal where you can complete multiple choice exams and submit video-based assessments

With easy-to-follow materials, flexible study and tutor support, FitLearn set you up for success.

ENTRY, QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

Anyone over the age of 16 can study with us.

Completion of this course will give you the following qualifications:

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

Our qualifications are industry recognised and on successful completion, you will be able to join REPs at Level 2 and become a CIMSPA member.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based) qualifies you to work as a fitness instructor within a gym.

As a fitness instructor, you will collect and analyse client information to design and implement exercise programmes for clients’, as well continually motivate them to help them achieve their individual goals.

Our careers service will start your career

Choose a package with career services, and you will be assigned a Career Manager offering 12 months support into work after you’ve completed your course, including:

  • A Careers Line to your dedicated Career Manager – Your dedicated Career Manager will answer any questions obout getting your foot on the career ladder.
  • A CV Editing Service – Send us your current CV, we will edit it to make it fit for purpose for the fitness industry.
  • Exclusive Job Access – Receive exclusive invitations to our Recruitment & Assessment Days hosted by our employment partners who seek to employ FitLearn graduates into their gyms and health clubs across the country.

We aim to make every aspect of the study as flexible as possible – including our assessments. We believe you should be able to take your exams and practical sessions when it suits you – no booking involved.

Our five assessment paths  

  • Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP) – Fill in your LAP when you complete modules. Submit your answers, work with your tutor and achieve.
  • Multiple choice exams – Take your exams online when you choose, using our simple multiple choice format.
  • Video practical sessions – With FitLearn you can take your practical assessments in your own gym so there’s no hassle of travelling to a distant assessment centre. Just pick a training partner and then use your phone to video yourself performing a session. You can then upload the result directly from your phone through our specially built training portal. Your tutor will watch the video, and give you feedback on what you’ve done well and where you can make things better. You can even do it again if you don’t get it right the first time.
  • Case study ­– Test your skills on a training partner. Build a client profile for them and create an exercise programme. Deliver the programme and then evaluate the results. Just like you will be doing for clients when you’re working as a professional.
  • Practical Hours/Workshop – Gain practical experience! Choose between either 20 hours work experience with a REPs professional in your local gym and complete your logbook to record a variety of observations and tasks that you have witnessed and shadowed. Alternatively, attend a workshop with a FitLearn tutor and spend a whole day with an industry expert gaining invaluable hands-on experience in a gym environment!

This course is specially designed for distance learning.

When you sign up with FitLearn, we provide you with a fitness tutor and an induction webinar to get you started on the right foot.

The webinar gives you a complete overview of our service, together with the instructions on how to get the best out of your course and access support if you need it.

Get the following resources:

  • Unlimited tutor support by telephone and email
  • Hard copy training manuals, created by fitness professionals
  • Access to a purpose built online training portal where you can complete multiple choice exams and submit video-based assessments
  • Straightforward digital workbooks

 The Level 2 course will take a minimum of 2 weeks to complete, but we allow up to a year so you can easily fit it around other commitments. We can even organise an extension for a small fee if you need it. The approximate guided learning hours for this course is 157 hours.

With easy-to-follow materials, flexible study and tutor support, FitLearn sets you up for success

Outcomes

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Eligible for entry onto Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
  • Permitted to obtain public liability insurance as a gym instructor
  • Eligible to become a CIMSPA member
  • Start working in a gym, or set up your own business
  • Gives you the perfect foundation to move on to the Level 3 Personal Trainer course

Support When You Need It

FitLearn gives you proven materials that contain all the information you need. But if you’re still struggling, take advantage of our unlimited 1-2-1 support to help you over any hurdles in the course. Our professionals have been through the same learning as you – so there’s not a challenge you can’t beat together.

ASSESSMENT ANYWHERE, ANYTIME

We make studying as adaptable as possible, so you can complete your coursework and multiple-choice exams online, whenever you want. You can even film your practical assessments at your own gym and then upload them to us to grade.

Graduate Interview Guarantee

With a FitLearn qualification behind you, clubs know you’ll have the skills to work with their customers. We can guarantee that all of our graduates are offered an interview through our network of partners at their closest available gym.

FAQs

WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED TO ENROL ON THE COURSE?

No previous qualifications are required to enrol on this course. We recommend that you have experience of gym-based exercise and fitness, including free weights. Basic personal and communication skills are also important, although we’ll help you polish your customer service skills as you go through the course.

DO I HAVE TO SIT AN EXAM?

FitLearn require all students to be properly assessed. You will be expected to complete 2 multiple choice exams through our online portal.

I WORK FULL TIME – WILL THIS COURSE BE RIGHT FOR ME?

This course has been constructed with flexibility in mind, and is designed to fit around a busy life. Complete your course learning when it suits you and take assessments on your schedule. What’s more you can work entirely from distance and you get 12 months to complete the course.

ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS?

NCFE charge a registration fee for each qualification you take with them. Registration fees are payable at time of requesting your certificate once all study has been completed.

The registration fee for the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is £66.

WILL FITLEARN ACCEPT STUDENTS BASED OUTSIDE THE UK?

We regularly work with students on a global basis. This course can be completed entirely through distance learning and online assessment.

HOW WILL MY TUTOR SUPPORT ME THROUGHOUT THE COURSE?

You can contact your tutor via or telephone to ask about any aspect of the course.

Additionally we provide you with a step-by-step guide to assist you through the study and assessment process –if you haven’t studied in a while, it’s the perfect aid to get you up to speed.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE COURSE?

You receive all the FitLearn written learning materials needed to study this course at your home – together with full tutor support for 12 months.

I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION – WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

We are happy to answer any questions you have, just call 020 3322 7111.

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