Lv2 Certificate in Gym Instruction - The PT Mentor

Lv2 Certificate in Gym Instruction


The Lv2 Gym Instruction certificate enables you to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. With our on-going support you will also develop your skills and knowledge to succeed in this role.




During the qualification you 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.

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Course Delivery

Our courses are run on a one-to-one, face to face, basis with added online support. The course will need a fair amount of self-motivation to learn and carry out course work when not with your Tutor/Assessor to revise for set exams and practical sessions.

Course Units –

  • Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness
  • Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment
  • Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment
  • Multiple Choice Exams

Career Progression

This qualification provides progression on to:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells.
  • Other Level 2 and 3 technical qualifications in related subject


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