Certificate

About this course

If you’re looking to take the first step towards your new career as a Personal Trainer, this is the course to start it all off. Once qualified, it will give you the skills you need to start working as a fitness instructor. You will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise required to instruct and supervise exercise.

This certificate is a qualification in its own right but also provides a gateway entrance to the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. Both courses form the Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training, which is our most popular Premier Global course.

Want to learn more about starting your personal training career? Read our in-depth guide on becoming a personal trainer.

Entry Requirements

This is an entry level qualification, so students can enrol on this course without any prior or existing qualifications. Beginners are welcome. However, there is an age restriction. You must be at least 16 years of age for this course, and you also have a reasonable level of fitness. Reading, writing and numeracy skills are required. An experience of free weights and resistance machine is desirable, but not essential.

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Key Features

  • This course is recognised as gold standard in the health and fitness industry
  • If studying on a full-time basis, students could qualify as a fitness instructor in just three weeks.
  • On successful completion of the course, students will be qualified to CIMSPA as a Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Students receive industry leading learning materials

Assessment

The assessment process for this certificate includes practical assessments, multiple choice theory exams and a number of worksheets.

Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing the Certificate in Fitness Instructing will gain the following qualifications, both of which are accredited by ActiveIQ:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Key Skills Required

Key skills required for the Certificate in Fitness Instructing include a reasonable level of fitness, as well as reading, writing and numeracy skills.

Course Costs

Prices vary depending on location and the venue on which you choose to study. Call us on 020 3811 0842 for more details.

Career Opportunities

When you’ve gained this qualification you’ll immediately be able to start looking for work as a Gym Instructor.

Further Learning

You’ll also be in the perfect position to continue your learning, progressing on to the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training and eventually stretch yourself and go beyond what you’ve already mastered with our NASM Elite Personal Trainer and Advanced Specialism courses.

The course content for the Certificate in Fitness Instructing covers:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the major body systems
  • The concepts and components of fitness
  • How to design an exercise programme, including the use of free weights, resistance machines, warm up and cool down routines, flexibility, abdominal and lower back exercises
  • Professionalism – including ethics, customer service and health and safety
  • Exercise considerations for the older population, 14-16 year olds, disabled people and those in pregnancy

To suit individual needs and circumstances, time pressures and preferred learning style, this course is available to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Depending on the option you choose, the course can be completed as quickly as three weeks. It’s important that students have access to the internet as both full time and part-time formats requires home and online study.

Full-time (weekday) – 5 days live, face-to-face training and structured home/online study spread over three weeks.

Part-time (weekend) – 5 days live, face-to-face training spread over five weekends and supported by structured home/online study.

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Rikki Van-Meir

I was very pleased with the course layout and found it a very enjoyable experience, I also would like to mention David woods the master coach of premier Bristol as an extremely helpful and professional teacher. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to join the fitness industry

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Anonymous

I would like to thank Andrea Perry, Customer Service Advisor, for being so helpful. She has gone above and beyond to ensure my problems have been dealt with quickly and smoothly, ensuring I am informed throughout the process. Thank you, Andrea.

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Lee Andrew

They exceeded my expectations and I write this review many years after the course I did with them. Wherever I go with my qualifications, the knowledge and experience I gained far out weighs the competition.

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