Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

The Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills that are needed to plan, deliver and supervise safe but effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 11026

Campus: Bangor, Lisburn

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Bangor
31/10/2022
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00
Part-Time
Bangor
23/01/2023
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00
Part-Time
Lisburn
26/09/2022
Day: Mon, Wed
Time: 18:00-21:00

Course Overview

10 week pathway

The course is offered on two evenings per week over 10 weeks. One evening is delivered face to face with the second online (supported by virtual learning content).  

Intensive pathway

The course is offered in a 1-week intensive format. A ½ day Introductory Session is offered two weeks prior to the commencement of the course with further assessment windows completed on completion of the intensive week. The course is supported by virtual learning content

Course Modules

During the qualification learners will cover: 

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle
  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing  
  • Personal and professional development
  • Delivering exceptional customer service

Ideal If:

 You wish to pursue a career in the fitness industry, want to work in a gym or fitness environment or learn more about your own training needs. 

You'll Learn:

The skills required to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes for clients in a gymnasium / fitness suite environment.  

You'll Love:

The course content and the practical aspects of the course. 

You'll Progress:

A wide number of progression routes are available on completion of the Level 2 qualification, including: 

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuits
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Group Exercise)
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health  

You'll Need:

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. 

The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. 

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Bangor
31/10/2022
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00
Part-Time
Bangor
23/01/2023
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00
Part-Time
Lisburn
26/09/2022
Day: Mon, Wed
Time: 18:00-21:00

Enquiries Information

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Further Education

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Available Sessions

The following sessions are available to apply for:

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Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
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Bangor

31/10/2022
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00

3

£334.00

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FE
Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
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Bangor

23/01/2023
Day: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-17:00

12

£334.00

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FE
Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
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Lisburn

26/09/2022
Day: Mon, Wed
Time: 18:00-21:00

4

£334.00

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