Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Become a qualified Gym Instructor in just 4 weeks with our Level 2 course!

The YMCA endorsed Level 2 Gym Instructor course will give you the skills to start your career within the fitness industry.

Our gym instructing course is delivered with face-to-face training to give you the confidence and practical experience of communicating, motivating and interacting with customers. We believe that training you in a gym environment will give you the right experience and provide you with the qualification you need to become employable

This course has been developed to meet the latest industry standards. It’s REPs and CIMSPA accredited and is internationally recognised.

This course will qualify you to work in any gym nationally and internationally!

Course Details

The course is delivered at  China Fleet Country Club and is limited to 10 learners per course to maximise the time and feedback received from the tutor. Secure your booking today!

Course Outline

  • 7 days face-to-face tuition
  • 1 day practical assessment
  • E-learning study/assessment

All learners will be provided with learning manuals and learning materials. E-learning home study is supported by our Google drive account and Facebook page where we will provide you with ongoing support throughout the Anatomy and Physiology and Healthy Eating modules. You will also get access to the eLearning portal when you commence the course. Some modules will be set and conducted as independent study between weekends. Learners are required to have access to a laptop/tablet to complete the online assessment.

Theory Modules:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health
  • Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity

Practical modules

  • Planning Gym-Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym-Based Exercise

How you will be assessed

A combination of practical and written assessment methods including:

  • Practical assessments
  • Multiple choice theory examination papers
  • Online assessment workbook

Level 3 Personal Training Diploma

For anyone that wants to start a career as a personal trainer that already has Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based) qualification.

At ARU Fitness Academy our Personal Training Diploma is delivered with face-to-face training to give you the practical experience of communicating, assessing and motivating your clients. We believe that training you in a gym and studio environment, with tutors and peers, gives you the right skills and experience to start your PT career.

You’ll leave this course having received the guidance and support to train clients and create advanced fitness plans over a number of practical sessions.

Course Details

Part-Time Learning spread across 8 Weekends

  • 16 days face-to-face tuition
  • Online assessment work booklets
  • 2 days of practical assessments
  • Learner Assessment Record/ Portfolio
  • E-learning study/assessment

Course Overview

  • This course is delivered part-time across 8 weekends
  • Builds on the knowledge you have learnt on the Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate
  • Be able to start-up, develop and market your PT business with our business skills course units
  • Take part in inspiring practical workshops and engaging theory sessions to learn the skills and knowledge to build a longstanding career
  • Gain experience from leading Personal Trainers and Online Coaches

Theory Modules:

  • Unit 1: Applied Anatomy and Physiology (20 marks)
  • Unit 5: Nutrition (10 marks)

Practical modules

  • Level 3 Personal Training – Bespoke exercise design and delivery

How you will be assessed

Assessments will occur throughout the course to ensure sufficient evidence is obtained for the Learner Assessment Record and Personal Training Portfolio. Your assessments will include:

  • Practical delivery
  • Online Multiple Choice Theory paper(30 marks)
  • Y Mark Online Assessment booklets
  • Learner Assessment record
  • Observations
  • Videos of consultation with clients
  • Portfolio of evidence of a 12-week training programme with a client.

For more information

About ARU Fitness visit 

Facebook page – @arufitnessacademy


Instagram page – @arufitnessacademy

To book -email Ryan or Aimee – arufitnessacademy@gmail.com 

To pay – call China Fleet Country Club on 01752 848668 option 4

Level 2:

Cost – £599.00


Level 3:

Cost – £1299.00

T&Cs apply