1 Ashfield Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1LH 

 LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN  FITNESS INSTRUCTION 

 
 
The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction is the first step to a career in the health and fitness industry. This unique course means you can choose your own specialism pathway, to ensure your qualification is suited to you as a Fitness Instructor. 
 
 
 
 
A Fitness Instructor plays a fundamental role in any health club or gym. Being a Fitness Instructor is one of the most rewarding career choices available right now. Thanks to the recent Rio 2016 Olympics and the lasting legacy of London 2012, it’s a great time to get involved. 
 
With the right skills, qualifications and attitude to reach the top and to stand out from the crowd, we deliver the best possible training. We are renowned for our high quality, industry specialist tutors, trainers and assessors, who each join us with the highest level of qualification to ensure that our course is up to date and in line with sectors to meet the evolving needs of the industry’s top employers. 
 
 
 
 

WANT TO GET INTO PERSONAL TRAINING? 

If your goal is to become a Personal Trainer, it works out as more cost-effective to train first as a Fitness Instructor as part of our unique combined Diploma. You can see all the details of this on our Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Personal Training page. 
 
 
 
 

COURSE SUMMARY: 

You can choose what pathway you wish to specialise in, selecting from one of the following: 
 
• Gym Based Exercise 
• Exercise to Music 
• Water Based Exercise 
• Exercise and Physical Activity for Children 
 
Fitness Instruction is a career choice requiring both considerable knowledge of the body and how it works and, above all, the ability to apply that knowledge within an exercise scenario. You will also need to be able to inspire and motivate others through effective and thoughtful communication methods. 
 
Course Content Units: 
 
• Anatomy and Physiology 
• Health and Safety 
• Lifestyle 
• Planning a Fitness Session 
• Delivering a Fitness Session 
 
 
 
 

COURSE DELIVERY: 

The course will require regular contact with your tutor (distance learning if preferred) and 3 workshop sessions, plus a final assessment. This assessment can take place in either your local facility with a client, or you may attend one of our partner gyms in Lancashire or Greater Manchester for your assessment. 
 
Course Start and Duration: 
 
This course will take a minimum of 4 weeks to complete, but you will given up to 8 weeks to complete the course in full. Our courses start regularly throughout the year, and usually fall on the first Monday of each month. 
 
Assessment: 
 
Coursework, a portfolio of evidence and practical assignment/demonstration 
 
What you will receive? 
 
• Bespoke one-to-one tutorials 
• Wholesale discount on nutritional supplements from our Shop 
• Unique reading aids and learning material 
 
Upon passing the course, you will receive the following qualification accredited by Innovate Awarding: Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction 
 
Upon successful completion of any of our Fitness Instruction or Personal Training courses, you will be qualified to join the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). 
 
 
 
 

COURSE FEES: 

Distance Learning – £600 
On-site Learning – £799 
 
Could you be eligible to get this course for FREE? Get in touch to find out more as terms and conditions will apply. 
 
We can look at a payment plan that works for you where you pay an initial deposit for your course and monthly installments at the end of each month, but please do bear in mind that you will only receive your full qualification once the whole course fee has been paid in full. 
 
 
 
 

REQUIREMENTS: 

You must be at least 16 years old. 
• You must be able to commit your time fully throughout the course. 
• If you are taking the distance learning option then you will need regular access to a computer and the Internet. 
 
• If you are taking on this course as an apprenticeship, you must also hold a Grade A* – C in both English and Maths GCSEs, though if you do not have evidence of this from within the last 5 years, we will support you through Functional Skills in one or both subjects while you’re studying your course with us. 
 
 
 
 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: 

You must be at least 16 years old. 
• You must be able to commit your time fully throughout the course. 
• If you are taking the distance learning option then you will need regular access to a computer and the Internet. 
 
• If you are taking on this course as an apprenticeship, you must also hold a Grade A* – C in both English and Maths GCSEs, though if you do not have evidence of this from within the last 5 years, we will support you through Functional Skills in one or both subjects while you’re studying your course with us. 
 
 
 
 

YOUR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES COULD INCLUDE: 

Running initial assessments with members. 
• Inducting members and showing them how to effectively use the equipment. 
• Adapting training programmes for members with health problems or fitness injuries. 
• Offering advice and guidance on nutrition and lifestyle. 
• Supervising customers and service users, ensuring they are correctly using the equipment and facilities. 
 
 
 
 

HOW DO I ENROL? 

Our course application form is attached below. Please complete it as fully as you can (to speed up your application) and email it to info@onsideedu.co.uk
 
Please also use this form if you have any questions, or pick up the phone and call our team on 01257 278 131
 
 
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