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NCFE Level 2 in Gym Fitness

  • 2

    Level 2

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    Wednesday 4th September 2024

  • Venue
    Easton College

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • Wednesday 4th September 2024, Part Time


The purpose of this qualification is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills so they can engage, facilitate, educate and support clients in a gym or health club environment. By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to become a Gym Instructor.

To achieve the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Gym Fitness, learners need to achieve 6 mandatory units;

  • Anatomy and Physiology for exercise
  • Maximising the customer experience in a gym environment
  • Supporting client health and well-being
  • Conducting client consultations and gym inductions
  • Planning and reviewing gym-based exercise programmes
  • Instructing and supervising gym-based exercise programmes

Spring 2024

Entry Requirements

Learners must be aged 19 plus. Ideally they should have some experience of gym-based exercises as participation in a variety of gym-based practical sessions will be required throughout the qualification. Learners should also have communication skills pitched at level 2 which can be developed during the course. Learners will be required to commit to self-directed study in order to achieve this qualification.

Applicants will be required to have an interview with the course leader before enrolment.


A range of assessments will be conducted on this course. Learners will be required to do one exam (multiple choice test), multiple online assessments, a portfolio of evidence and three practical observations.


This Level 2 qualification can lead to employment as a gym instructor. This qualification can also lead to further training at the same or higher levels including: level 2 award in group exercise instructing and Level 3 diploma in personal training.


Fees: Depending on your individual circumstances the course fee is part funded at £548.10 + £69 registration fee. However depending on your age, employment status and any previous qualifications the course may be free or will be full cost. Please contact us for clarification.

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