YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing 


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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.

Completing this qualification allows learners to access Gym Instructor jobs.

This qualification is endorsed by:

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. (CIMSPA)

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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
  • Principles of working in the gym environment, including customer service and how to maintain, health, safety and welfare.
  • How to conduct consultations and promote the health benefits of physical activity.
  • 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 older adults (50 plus) and young people in the 13-18 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group.



  • None / Ideally learners should have some experience of using the gym.
  • Learners need to be 16yrs and over


  • Course Details:
  • Option 1 - Face-to-Face Learning: Practical & Theory over 7 days 1 day per week [Saturdays], inclusive of practical assessment 
  • Option 2 - Blended Learning: Practical Face-to-face over 5 days 1 day per week [Saturdays], inclusive of practical assessment / Theory online
  • Option 3 - Blended Learning: Practical Face-to-Face over 5 consecutive days [Monday - Friday] or [Tuesday - Saturday], inclusive of practical assessment / Theory online 
  • Course Time: 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Assessment:
    - Multiple choice test 
    - Observation of practical skills
    - Assessment Workbook online - Open Book
  • Portfolio of evidence (Learner assessment record)



  • Option 2: Course start date - Saturday 27th July 2024 



  • Option 1: £825 - Level 2 Certificate in Gym Course. Pay in full & get the FloBox Boxing CPD *FREE!*

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  • Option 3: £825 - Level 2 Certificate in Gym Course £150 deposit - Secure your place, pay monthly thereafter, £150 per month.

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  • Option 4: £1,620 Level 3 Diploma in Gym & Personal Training Course  £150 Deposit - Secure your place, pay monthly thereafter, £150 per month.

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  • Interest Free Monthly Instalments available.
  • Bank Transfer - Interest free / No charges
  • Cheque - Please make payable to Laurie Nichols Fitness Training Centre Ltd
  • Credit/Debit Card - At our offices during hours of 10am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Please note: Deposits and Instalment payments are non-refundable.