Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (QCF)

Course Information

  • Course Code: SC071
  • Duration: 67 hours
  • Price: £290.00
  • Start Date: 18-Jun-18
  • Days: TUE - TUE
  • Times: 09:00-16:30
  • Delivery Type: PT

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This qualification is aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry in the context of gym-based exercise.

This qualification gives the learner the minimum requirements to work in a gym as a qualified Gym Instructor.

What will I study?

Anatomy and physiology including:

    The heart, lungs and circulatory system
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • The nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Posture and core stability
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme.

The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults - both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14-16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group. Other client groups covered include older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients; provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites.

How will I be assessed?

How will the course be delivered?

    Pre course theory Anatomy and Physiology Development (reading of subject area)
  • 6 day theory and practical course
  • ½ day theory assessment
  • ½ day practical assessment


    Multiple choice theory papers
  • Worksheets
  • Practical assessment

What will I get at the end of the course?

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym Based Exercise

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of sports courses, click here for further information.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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