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Active IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym

Active IQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym

The Gym Instructor courses are aimed at individuals who wish to start a career in the Health and Fitness industry.


Active IQ Level2 Certificate in Gym Instruction
Careers in Fitness Certificate in Gym Instruction

On the Gym Instructor Course you will learn:

- Basic Anatomy and Physiology.
- Principles and Components of Fitness and Exercise.
- How to designing safe and effective exercise programs for a range of clients using Free weights, Resistance machines and bodyweight exercises.
- Understanding the importance of Warm up/Cooldown, Flexibility.
- Understanding the Exercise Considerations needed for the older population, 14-16 Year olds, clients with disabilities and pregnant women.
- The importance of professionalism in the Fitness Industry.


On the course you will be assessed in various ways, these will include:
- Practical Assessments
- Multiple choice theory exams


There are no direct pre-requisites for this gym instructor course, you will however need to be at least 16 years old, have a reasonable level of fitness. You should have a good level of reading, writing and numeracy skills. Any experience of free weights, and resistance machines would be beneficial but not essential. If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please contact our Customer Service Team on 0845 468 9894.

Course Learning Options and Length

We have 3 different modes of learning for the Certificate in Gym Instruction:

- Full Time – This course is 5 days Full time Mon-Fri. You will then have your assessment day the following Saturday.

- Part Time – This is taken over a period of months, you will be expected to attend weekend sessions to covers all of the learning hours required for this qualification

- Online/Home Learning – This is the most flexible of our learning options. This enables you to complete the full theory part of the qualification from home, you will then be expected to attend assessment days to complete the course.

If you choose the Full Time option you can have your qualification in as little as 6 days with our gym instructor courses.


For Finance and/or any other course queries please contact our Customer Service Team on 0845 468 9894 or

Please fill in the form below if you would like someone to call you back to discuss the Gym Instructor Courses we have available and finance options including price and location of the courses to suit you.

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