FREE Fitness Instructor Course Guide
Fitness Instructor Certificate
Become a Fitness Instructor
Our cutting edge Fitness Instructor Certificate qualification will truly develop your talent. You’ll qualify as a CIMSPA and REPs recognised Fitness Instructor, the perfect stepping stone to your new career.
This course leads to your Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification. Once you’ve completed your study you’ll gain a fully industry recognised Fitness Instructor certificate ensuring you’re ready to work in a Fitness Instructor job role. Here you will use your skills to instruct exercise, supporting gym members with their fitness goals.
Key Course Features
Fully endorsed level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification
Gain 10 CIMSPA CPD’s & join as a CIMSPA affiliate
Gain 20 REPS CPD’s & join at REPs level 2
Our best value Fitness Instructor course
Qualify from 6 weeks
Flexible blended learning study format
Why choose our Fitness Instructor Certificate course?
This Fitness Instructor certificate course equips you with the skills to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise programmes for gym members.
Carefully designed to incorporate the very latest in exercise techniques our graduates gain a solid foundation in fitness from which they build a rewarding Fitness Instructor career.
Is this course for me?
This is an all-encompassing industry endorsed Fitness Instructor qualification ensuring you’re ready to secure work in a gym or leisure based role. The course comes with CIMSPA recognition which means once qualified you can decide to choose to become a CIMSPA affiliate. What’s more this course is also REPs recognised enabling you to join the REPs register as a level 2 Fitness Professional. If you’re looking to qualify from 6 weeks our best value Fitness Instructor course teaches you all the theory and practical knowledge you need to qualify and commence your exciting new fitness career.
Once your course is booked we will simply arrange your enrolment and course welcome and you’re ready to start. When qualifying with us here at the Academy of Fitness Professionals there’s also the peace of mind that course materials, tutor support, workbooks, assessments and certification fees are all included as standard.
Once qualified you’ll be a recognised Fitness Professional and are ready to start working in the fitness industry assisting your clients in achieving their personal goals.
Fitness Instructor Certificate – Course Overview
Fitness Instructor Certificate - Course Fees
Pay in full
A 20% saving on course fees
Pay over 3 months
£229.00 per month
Total course fees £687.00
Pay over 6 months
£115.00 per month
Total course fees £690.00
Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Personal Training Package
Pay in full
Saves you 20% compared to separate Level 2 & Level 3 fees
Fitness Instructor Certificate - Course Structure
Our Fitness Instructor certificate course equips you with the skills and confidence to plan and deliver effective exercise sessions for gym members. Graduates of this course have the talent, skills and expertise to plan, demonstrate and coach gym members on effective programmes, giving on the job advice and support along the way.
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Acquire the key Fitness Instructor knowledge of how anatomy and physiology relates to exercise programming for healthy adults of different ages.
How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Gain the must have on-going customer service skills to support a wide range of clients taking part in exercise and physical activity.
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Gain the knowledge and understanding that Fitness Instructors need to maintain health, safety and welfare in a fitness setting, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.
Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Learn how to programme safe, effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity together with the importance of healthy eating.
Planning gym-based exercise
Understand how to plan and prepare a gym based exercise programme for healthy adults, both individual and groups.
Instructing gym-based exercise
Develop your talents with instructing and supervising gym-based exercise for individuals and groups.
Fitness Instructor Certificate FAQ’s
The most common questions we’re asked about the Fitness Instructor certificate course are listed here. If your question isn’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Why choose this Fitness Instructor course?
If you’re seeking to become a Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor then this is the perfect course for you. You will be able to study at your own pace and build your own portfolio of evidence to showcase your new skills:-
- Qualify as an industry recognised Fitness Instructor
- Gain your Level 2 Fitness Instructing certification
- You can join CIMSPA and REPs as an industry accredited Fitness Instructor
- Develop the need to know skills and talent to succeed in a gym based role
- Progress to a Level 3 Personal Trainer course
As you progress through your course, the learning materials will develop your knowledge and confidence step by step in readiness for your practical assessment.
Which fitness qualification will I achieve?
You will gain the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and will be awarded 10 CIMSPA and 20 REPs CPD’s. In addition by successfully completing this qualification you will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2 and join CIMSPA as an affiliate member.
How is the Fitness Instructor course assessed?
As part of your course you’ll compile your own portfolio of evidence in order to showcase your learning. In addition you will attend a practical one day workshop where you will learn how to instruct gym based exercise. You can study and complete your portfolio at a pace that’s right for you.
Do I need any existing skills or sports abilities?
No previous fitness or exercise qualification is required. However a keen interest in health and fitness is important when pursuing this career. It is likely that you will have a certain level of fitness, but our courses are about training you to become a Fitness Instructor and at no time will your fitness level determine your progress on any course.
What previous education is required?
Ideally you would of studied one of our Level 1 courses although no previous fitness or exercise qualification is required.
How old do I need to be?
The minimum age for this course is 16.
How long does the course take to finish?
Many of our students complete this course from 6 weeks, however there is no set time limit enabling you to study at your own pace with the peace of mind that you have a maximum of two years to become qualified.
Is there any expiry date?
No. You will always have this nationally recognised NCFE fitness qualification to hand.
We believe it’s the person that makes a great Fitness Instructor.
Our Fitness Instructor Certificate qualification will equip you with the industry knowledge, skills and confidence so that you are ready to gain employment in a Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor role. Here you will use your talents with a wide range of clients making a meaningful difference in their exercise habits, helping them to achieve their fitness goals.
You will be learning from qualified expert Personal Trainers who have many years of fitness industry experience to share with you. What’s more, your Fitness Instructor course tutor will oversee your progress and be on hand to support your learning journey every step of the way.