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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing -New


Flexible online study

Optional face-to-face workshops


Offer ends 31st July


£784.50 £540


This comprehensive CIMSPA approved course, delivered 100% online in the UK and around the world, teaches key skills required for the modern Gym Instructor.

Our graduates are working in some of the biggest gyms globally

Industry Leading Personal Instructor course

The Fitness Circle have 26 years’ experience in qualifying Personal Trainers and fitness professionals. Enrolling onto our CIMSPA endorsed course means you’ll be working with a serviced-focused, experienced provider that continue to keep up with the latest sports science research.

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Program learning outcomes and content

  • Level 2 - Principles of Anatomy, Physiology and Fitness

    Level 2 – Principles of Anatomy, Physiology and Fitness

    Module info & overview

    An understanding of anatomy & physiology in relation to exercise is essential foundation knowledge for all fitness professionals. Understanding the benefits and demands of the body will help with programme writing.

    • Skeletal and Neuromuscular system and the effects of exercise
    • Cardiovascular and respirator systems
    • Energy production and the effects of exercise
    • Components of fitness and its effects on the body
    • Special populations
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  • Level 2 – Planning and Instructing gym-based exercise

    Level 2 – Planning and Instructing gym-based exercise

    Module info & overview

    Planning and instructing exercise programmes are the cornerstone of a fitness instructor’s role. It is vital for a fitness instructor to have knowledge and skills to effectively support clients in achieving their goals by prescribing tailored programmes that are well instructed.

    • Learn how to plan a safe and effective exercise session
    • Be able how to deliver a safe and effective exercise session
    • Use encouragement to increase physical activity and performance
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  • Level 2 – Client consultations

    Level 2 – Client consultations

    Module info & overview

    Before you plan a gym-based exercise session you must plan it. Understanding how and what information to get from your client will improve the effectiveness of your sessions highly.

    • Know how to consult and support clients to change exercise behaviour
    • Technology and how it can support exercise adherence
    • Know the established protocols for health screening and fitness assessments
    • Be able to consult and support clients
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  • Level 2 – Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors

    Level 2 – Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors

    Module info & overview

    As the fitness industry continues to grow, it is important that you fully understand the customer and have confidence to support them in achieving their goals.

    • Understand the legal and professional requirements
    • Identify some of the products and services that can be offered
    • Learn effective strategies for communication, how to be approachable and how to interact in certain situations
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  • Level 2 - Health and safety in the fitness environment

    Level 2 – Health and safety in the fitness environment

    Module info & overview

    Health and safety is of prime importance in every industry. In this unit you’ll understand your responsibilities and limitations with regard to duty of care.

    • Health and safety in workplace
    • Hazards and risks in a fitness environment
    • Emergency operating procedures
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The Fitness Circle support team & materials

With a personal tutor on hand to help you learn with us, we ensure that you are not alone during your studies.

Tutors with industry experience

Our tutors are dedicated, knowledgeable and best of all,
have personal training experience.

Industry-leading learning materials

  • Online video lectures and practical training videos
  • Premium learner manuals
  • Dedicated support tutor
  • Simplified study guide that is easy to follow
  • Customisable templates for case studies
  • Mock paper practice
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Experience Class

  • Way 2 Fitness Work

    ”The support and the knowledge given allowed me to start working in the industry straight way. I have and will continue to recommend their services to anyone looking to get qualified.”

    Way 2 Work 

    Basketball Coach & PT

  • Nuna’s Nutritionist

    “I chose the The Fitness Circle because I could study the whole course online, in my own timeframe, which worked well with my schedule. It was a great experience.”

    Nuna’s Nutrition


  • Helle Hammonds Celebrity Personal Trainer

    “I qualified as a PT with The Fitness Circle over 10 years ago and will still recommend them to this day.”

    Helle Hammonds

    Celebrity Personal Trainer

  • Tom ‘Kong’ Watson Personal Trainer

    “The Fitness Circle will teach you everything you need to know to get you started in a career in Personal Training”

    Tom ‘Kong’ Watson

    Former MMA Champion



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Course Overview

The Fitness course is a popular entry level qualification for anybody who wants to become a Gym Instructor. Upon successful completion of the course you will be authorised to work in the health & fitness industry as a Gym Instructor or set up your own business.

This course consists of the Active IQ level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing which has been developed over the 20 years we have been in business, aligned with the standards of the current fitness industry.

Why train with The Fitness Circle?

We train you for a sustainable career as a Gym Instructor, not just a fitness qualification. We impart experience and actionable knowledge. It is a fact the health and fitness industry is booming in response to the general decline in the health of the population. On the upside, there is an immense opportunity and increased demand for fitness professionals. Training with us gives you a strong foundation and competitive edge for a job in the fitness industry.

Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Take the first step towards your brand new career.


Our Course Advisors are eager to walk through your options and answer any questions you have

0800 677 1175