Fitness Instructing (Health and Fitness) Level 2 | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The aim of this qualification is to give you the knowledge and skills to plan, deliver and supervise safe, effective and engaging exercise programmes within a gym or health environment. By completing the course, you will broaden your ability
to enhance and develop your career prospects, as well as increase your earning potential in the sector.

Topics may include:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Group training
  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition
  • Gym-based exercise
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.

Assessment Methods

Methods of assessment include multiple choice exams and practical demonstrations or assignments. You will also gather a portfolio of evidence throughout the course.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course, you could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training or start an Apprenticeship in Exercise & Fitness.

Course Summary

Course Title Fitness Instructing (Health and Fitness) Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range or equivalent vocational qualification. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a level of physical fitness is necessary. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I have found the support from the staff invaluable. Their ability to pass on their knowledge and the help they’ve given me with my assignments has meant I’ve been able to reach my full potential.

Emily Rossiter

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