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NCFE Level 2 in Gym Fitness

  • 2

    Level 2

  • Duration
    1 day

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code


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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