Children’s Fitness Instructor Course Online

Gain Your Children’s Fitness Qualification

Child box jump training

Love fitness and love working with children? Whether you’re already qualified as a Personal Trainer looking to expand your business or just starting out, this children’s fitness instructor course online will supercharge your talents.

Our graduates coach motivational kid friendly sessions within schools, holidays camps, gyms, halls, leisure centre’s and boot camp settings.

On completion you can shape your fitness career in this exciting space just like this graduate.

Our online kids fitness courses cover everything you need to become a children’s fitness instructor, gain insurance and be work ready.

Choose the full kids fitness course option if you are just starting out.

Alternatively, our USP in this course is upskilling Level 2 instructors with our cool fast-track option.

You can complete the 2 specific  units in planning and instructing children’s exercise if you currently hold a level 2 qualification with the following units:-

Mandatory Units

Unit 1 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise

Unit 2 – Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

Unit 3 – Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Unit 4 – Principles of exercise, fitness and health

You will also need to submit a copy of your Level 2 certificate.

It is highly recommended that candidates are in possession of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure with the Criminal Record Bureau before commencing this course.  Organisations cannot let anyone have unsupervised access to children until they have a satisfactory CRB check.

Materials, assessment & certification

We want you to succeed

Save £££’s

Portfolio based with video practical

Qualify from just 4 weeks

Begin today

Course Fees

Fast-Track3 Month Payment Plan3 Month Payment Plan6 Month Payment Plan

Recognised by
 Focus Awards

Already L2 Qualified?

Child using the agility ladder

Select fast-track

I’m a newbie

Children squatting using a medicine ball

Choose full course

Love to teach kids fitness?  (This course is for you!)

Teaching kids fitness is all about keeping them engaged, busy and active. Exercise classes should be tailored to appeal to different abilities and fitness levels with the emphasis on teamwork, participation, burning off energy and heaps of fun.

Using your skills effectively with engaging sessions that help children get fit and commit to long term exercise.

    Find out how we handle your personal data here.


    Yes, please send me discount codes, special offers and updates via email.




    We know a thing or two about how to become a children’s fitness instructor  

    Teaching kids fitness classes is a great way to motivate and inspire children to get active, become fitter and build positive exercise habits that last a lifetime. Having gained your children’s fitness instructor certification and insurance you are work ready.  You are able to teach and instruct your own classes, carefully designed to suit participant needs.

    Our Graduate Feedback

    childrens fitness course
    It’s the best feeling in the world, empowering children with the insight and ability to commit to regular exercise. This sets them up for the future, instilling great lifestyle habits that they can adopt through their early years, into their teens and on into early adult hood and beyond.
    Chantel Hayeem CMSAUK LtdGraduate

    Full Course Fees

    Payment Method

    Pay in full


    £395.00 code save100


    Best priced full course option

    Fast Track Option

    * If you have a level 2 fitness qualification our fast-track route is your selection.

    ** Please check that you have completed the mandatory units as detailed above as you will need to provide a copy of your level 2 certification as part of enrolment.

    Payment Method

    Pay in full


    £275 code save50


    Cheapest option




    Anatomy and Physiology


    Acquire the essential knowledge an Instructor needs in anatomy and physiology to deliver outstanding and popular classes for children




    How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity


    Gain customer service skills to support groups taking part in exercise and physical activity.




    Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment


    Identify how to maintain health, safety and welfare in a fitness setting, including the safeguarding of children.




    Principles of exercise, fitness and health


    Understand how to programme safe and effective exercise.



    Fast Track

    fast track courses


    Planning health related exercise and physical activity for children


    Know how to prepare a range of different exercises for healthy kids.



    Fast Track

    fast track courses


    Instructing health related exercise and physical activity for children


    Learn how to instruct and inspire children with physical activity building positive experiences for long term exercise adherence.

    Our kids fitness courses are delivered by online learning and a video based practical. It offers a gateway to specialising in fitness for children working with 5 to 15 year olds.

    There are no exams involved in gaining this certification. Once everything is complete, you will receive your official level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Physical Activity for Children.

    This features the Focus Awards and Ofqual logos indicating the high standard of your qualification.

    It’s simple to book your course. You can pay by debit or credit card online.

    Choose from our very popular and competitively priced pay in full options.

    You can then access your course materials and start.

    Question not covered? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    Working as a kids fitness coach or kids personal trainer is highly rewarding and offers great potential to expand your business and client base. Many gyms are offering memberships with dedicated time slots in the gym as well as a range of exercise classes for children. This is aimed at encouraging them to try new things, be more active and commit to regular exercise activity. As this trend continues there’s a growing demand for qualified instructors to teach exercise classes for kids. If this is the career for you, here’s some of the responsibilities that go with the role.

    Ensure you have robust procedures in place for new starters joining your kids exercise classes.

    Think about

    • Joining form
    • PAR-Q and medical clearance, if required
    • Parental sign off for under 18 year olds
    • Exercise history, limitations, preferences and goals

    Plan ahead with the focus on class safety, exercise techniques and lots of fun and enjoyment.

    Think about

    • Warm up, main activity and cool down
    • Adapting exercises to ensure safe technique
    • Adjusting goals
    • Recognising limitations and not pushing too hard

    Seek regular feedback from class members and parents which can be used for your marketing

    Think about

    • Your own notes on the class
    • Parental feedback form
    • Questionnaires
    • Asking a colleague to observe

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Fill out this field
    Fill out this field
    Please enter a valid email address.