Diverse Trainers Diverse Trainers
Diverse Trainers Diverse Trainers

Level 2 Gym Instructor Course

  • REPs, CIMSPA and Active IQ accredited
  • Blended Learning (Practical Training & Tutor guided online study)
  • Two Training Days
  • Complete the course in 4-6 weeks
  • No previous qualification required
Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Course Price from
£499
From £14.38 /month
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Course Introduction

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Course Overview

If you’re looking to begin a career in the fitness industry, then the Diverse Trainers Level 2 Gym/Fitness Instructor course is the place to start. This course will provide you with the knowledge required to be a successful Gym Instructor. The course is accredited by Active IQ, REPs and CIMSPA. With these accreditations the course will enable graduates to work in gyms and leisure centres both in the UK and internationally.

Whilst the course provides you with the qualification required to work as a Gym Instructor, it is also the place to start for all prospective Personal Trainers. In order to move onto the Level 3 Personal Trainer course you will need the Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. These qualifications can be done separately or you can complete our popular Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer Diploma which combines the two qualifications.

Take the first step into the fitness industry today for just £499 (finance options available)

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How is the Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Delivered?

This is a blended learning course which combines two face to face, practical training days with tutor guided online/home study. The course is flexible in nature and can be worked around a student’s individual circumstances and schedules.

The day you sign up to the course you will be sent the course manual and receive access to our e-learning platform, so that you can start studying straight away. You will also be booked onto your practical training/assessment days at the venue and on the dates which suit you best.

As part of the enrolment process you will be scheduled in for an induction call with a member of our expert student support team. During this call a member of the Diverse Trainers team will answer any questions you may have regarding the course and help you organise your study and revision for the assessments.

The practical component of the course consists of face to face teaching with one of our experienced tutors and a practical assessment. There are two attendance days required for completion of the practical teaching and assessment. These will be weekend days and will take place at a state of the art gym in your preferred location. Both the attendance days will run from 9:30am–5:30pm. The online/home study component of the course involves; e-learning on our own bespoke platform, online coursework and completion of multiple choice exams.

The student support team will be on hand throughout the course for guidance and to answer questions on both the practical and online parts of the course.

If the blended learning option doesn’t suit you or you are unable to attend the weekend practical training dates you can alternatively complete the Online Level 2 Gym Instructor course, which is delivered completely through our e-learning platform.

Course Progression

Whilst the Level 2 Gym Instructor course is a fantastic, stand-alone qualification it’s also a gateway for progression onto further courses and continued career development within the fitness industry. A lot of our Gym Instructor graduates advance onto further courses such as:

  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training
  • Level 2 Kettlebell Instructing
  • Level 2 Group Indoor Cycling

Speak to one of the Diverse Trainers team today to find out more about course progressions and our most popular courses, call 01772 910930 (North Office) or 0203 8418309 (South Office).

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The Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification is competitively priced at just £499 and includes all course costs, registration with Active IQ, access to our outstanding e-learning package and your own personal support tutor who will give you on going feedback throughout the course duration.

Diverse Trainers have an outstanding reputation for going the extra mile and if the course dates or locations don’t meet your requirements then just speak to our team directly on 01772 910 930 or 020 3841 8309. Our advisers will put together a range of course dates which are available in your preferred location and outline our personalised payment plan options to make the course affordable depending on your situation.

Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Overview

Qualifications

Following successful completion of this course students will receive, the Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym).

This will enable graduates to work as a fully qualified Gym/Fitness Instructor and move onto their personal training qualifications.

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications are required to enrol on the Level 2 Gym Instructor course as it is an entry level qualification, you will however need to be 16 years of age or over.

Learning Style

This a blended learning course which combines tutor guided study completed via our exclusive e-learning platform with two face to face training/assessment days.

Course Content

The Level 2 Gym Instructor course is made up of 6 units, these include:

  • Supporting clients' goals, exercise adherence and motivation
  • Anatomy of the human body related to exercise
  • Assessing risks in the fitness environment to ensure safety to users
  • Principles of exercise and adaptations based training
  • Planning gym based sessions for members
  • Delivering practical sessions to members

Assesment

There are a few assessments to complete during this Level 2 Gym Instructor course including:

  • Online Multiple Choice Exams
  • Practical Assessment
  • Coursework Portfolio

Course Duration

The course can be completed in as little as 4-6 weeks, however this can vary dependent on the practical training dates we have available and the time taken for students to complete the online coursework.

Why Choose Diverse

Why Diverse For L2 Gym Instructor Course?

Our tutors have over 20 years’ health and fitness industry experience, and our mission is to ensure all our students enter the fitness industry with the skills and knowledge to become some of the best fitness instructors in the UK.

Our aim is to provide additional support to all our students through our dedicated support team and make every students’ experience the best it can be. We will ensure you have a high level of knowledge surrounding the human body, help you build experience, knowledge and the skills, to become a first class fitness instructor.

The Level 2 Gym Instructor Course is ideal for those that want to progress within their careers, and standout from others in the industry when applying for future employment opportunities.

Course Options

Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification Options

As a graduate from Diverse Trainers Level 2 Gym Instructor course there are many career options available including becoming a gym based instructor, outdoor boot camp instructor or a studio class based instructor.

Our experienced support team will be on hand to provide career guidance, interview support and links within the fitness industry. On completion of the course our students will be able to register as a REPs and CIMSPA professional meaning you will be recognised as a gold standard Gym Instructor.

For more information on career support and employment options contact the team today~.

Progressions Following L2 Gym Instructor Course

Whilst the Level 2 Gym Instructor course is a fantastic, stand-alone qualification it’s also a gateway for progression onto further courses and continued career development within the fitness industry. A lot of our Gym Instructor graduates advance onto further courses such as Personal Training or Strength and Conditioning.

See below a full list of course options to move onto following completion of the Level 2 Gym Instructor course:
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training
  • Level 2 Kettlebell Instructing
  • Level 2 Group Indoor Cycling

Speak to one of the Diverse Trainers team today to find out more about course progressions and our most popular courses.

FAQs
How long does it take to complete a level 2 gym instructor course?
You can complete the Level 2 course in just 5 – 6 weeks. We do have the options to fast track; which can be agreed with your personal tutor. Most of our students are pushing to get qualified fast, so we aim to set the learning up to meet your needs e.g. get the work completed sooner or allow you longer depending on your commitment levels. This means you benefit from flexibility which allows you to fit the qualification around your life, so complete it part time or full time as you see fit!
How is the level 2 gym instructor course delivered with Diverse Trainers?
The course is 3 – 4 weeks of blending learning where you will gain support from our Active IQs E-Learning, Personal student support Tutor, and 2 days face to face teaching with one of our experienced Tutors. You are not on your own with Diverse Trainers! Your assigned Personal Tutor from the min you sign up, who will be with you every step of the way, on hand to give you all the necessary support required. On the training and assessment weekend you will receive expert tuition from one of our expert tutors and complete the practical exam.
What qualifications do I need to be able to enrol on the level 2 gym instructor course?
No qualifications are required to enrol on the Level 2 gym instructor course. Just basic Written and verbal English is required. You must be 16 years of age.
What support do I receive if I signed up to the level 2 gym instructor course with Diverse Trainers?
You will be assigned a personal student support tutor who is there to help you through the course every step of the way. You will be given state of the art learning resources, provided by the awarding body (Active IQ) and also all the relevant learning materials from Diverse Trainers. Due to our large network of industry links and industry experience our tutors will also give you support with making the right career choices and you will gain full access to their personal knowledge and industry experiences.
When will the course actually start?
The course itself starts as soon as you enrol; this is when you will be assigned a personal tutor, receive your individual learning plan and get registered with the awarding body Active IQ. The course dates available on the site are the teaching days and assessment days you will need to attend throughout your learning. If the course venues and dates available on our website don’t meet your needs, then just give us a call on 01772 910 930
What career opportunities will I have with the Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification?
As a Level 2 Gym Instructor you will be able to embark on a number of different career opportunities from working in gyms, fitness instructing on cruise ships and delivering a range of group classes both indoors and outdoors. Previous Diverse trainers students have gone onto gaining employment with some of the largest gym chains in the UK and overseas. Diverse trainers are proud to be working in partnership with some of the leading health and fitness clubs in the UK / overseas and as a Diverse student you will gain full access to our industry links. We have a strong reputation for helping our students gain employment and we offer ongoing career advice throughout the course. The level 2 gym instructor course will give you the option too progress onto future continue professional development qualifications e.g. personal training, sports massage and exercise referral etc. Find out more about your Level 2 Gym Instructor career opportunities.
How do I pay for the course?
There are TWO ways you can make a payment: online or via the phone with one of advisers. You can pay in full online or over the phone which will allow you to purchase the course at the cost price of £499. You can pay a deposit online and then pay the remaining fee over the phone with one of our advisers. Or alternatively you can speak to our advisers about our range of payment plans available. (This will add a small percentage increase to the overall course price). Discover the conveniently helpful range of gym instructor flexible payment options.
How do the Assessments work?
During the Level 2 Gym Instructor course students will need to complete; online coursework, a practical exam and 2 multiple choice exams. Students will attend a training and assessment weekend, on which the second day they will complete the practical exam. Once students feel ready to sit the two multiple choice exams they can complete them online. The exams cost £18 each (this will be £36 in total for the 2 exams with additional costs for any re-sits).

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At Diverse Trainers, you can speak to a career advisor, or choose from our extensive range of accredited courses. Whether you are looking to become a gym instructor, a personal trainer or want to top up your CPD, Diverse Trainers can provide the right path for you.

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