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Level 2 Instructing Fitness

Level 2 Instructing Fitness

Level 2 Instructing Fitness


This course is aimed at students who want to pursue a career as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective programmes of exercise, and gives them a chance to implement these skills through a real work activity whilst on placement.


Anatomy and physiology including:

  • The heart and circulatory system
  • The respiratory system structure and function of the skeleton
  • Musculoskeletal system, postural and core stability and the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade D/3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.


Fitness Practical Kit, A4 Lever Arch Folder x2, pens and a USB.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 2

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSEs. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form, we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There may be free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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The qualification will provide knowledge and practical skills to enable progress on to other qualifications such as the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or a range of BTEC qualifications at NWSLC. Alternatively, you could progress to employment as a Gym Instructor in the health and fitness industry.

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