19 Years and Over


This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes and pursue a career in the fitness industry.

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 also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.


This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

The course is broken up into 5 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

You must meet all the assessment requirements and successfully pass each unit in order to achieve the full qualification.


• Coursework/Project.
• Multiple Choice Examination.
• Portfolio of Evidence.
• Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

Awarding body

Active IQ


Fees: 600.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan:


This qualification provides progression onto

• Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Additional information

Additional help and support are available to you should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 11/01/2023

End date: 07/06/2023

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Days of week: W

Number of Weeks: 25

Weekly hours: 3.00

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