4th August 2017

Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instructing – Gym Based

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructive – Gym Based

This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.

Learners will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology including: - the heart and circulatory system - the respiratory system - structure and function of the skeleton - musculoskeletal system - postural and core stability - the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • 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. Client groups also covered are older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed
Mandatory units (Learners must complete all units to achieve 14 credits) Credits GLH
Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise 6 41
Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment 2 16
Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health 4 28
Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity 2 13
Optional units (Learners must complete all units to achieve 10 credits) Credits GLH
Planning Gym-Based Exercise 4 23
Instructing Gym-Based Exercise 6 37
Learner prerequisites; None
  • Multiple choice theory paper/eAssessment
  • Practical examination
  • Worksheets
Cost of Course
 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym-Based Exercise £749
Units Covered
 Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
 Health, Safety and Welfare
 Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
 Know How to Support Clients
 Planning Gym-Based Exercise
 Instructing Gym-Based Exercise
***Sign up for the combined Level 2 & 3 course and receive a discount of £299!    

Please email admin@astaratraining.co.uk to sign up or for more information.

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