Would you like to become a Gym Instructor?

If you’re passionate about health and fitness and inspiring others to get active, this course will give you the qualification and knowledge to plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym.

  • Age 16 or over
  • A gym-goer
  • Keen to develop your knowledge
  • A good communicator
  • Interested in working with people

During this course you will learn:

  • 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 exercises
  • Blended learning course, including theory and practical assessments
  • Learn at home or face to face at one of our venues (The PEAK)
  • Coursework/Project
  • Multiple Choice Examination
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment

BOOK BY: Monday 1 July 2024

AGE: 16 years+

COST: £500

DURATION: Approximately 12 weeks to assessment

GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 20 hours excluding consultation and summative practical assessment

TOTAL QUALIFICATION TIME: 230 hours – on course learning with tutor, extra support where required, e-learning units and assessments, manual reading, completion of worksheets and LAP and assessments

Enrolment and course introductionAll learnersSunday 4 August 20249.30am-12.00pmOnline
Session 1

Theory exam & work for sessions 2+3

All learnersSunday 1 September 20249.30am-12.30pmOnline
Session 2

Gym practical

All learnersSunday 22 September 20249.30am-3.30pmThe PEAK
Session 3

Gym practical including group induction assessments

All learnersSunday 29 September 20249.30am-3.30pmThe PEAK
Session 4

Consultation & practical assessment guidance

Individual overview with Tutor and LearnerTBC with learnersTBC with learnersThe PEAK
Consultation assessmentAfter LAP marked and approvedTBC with learnersTBC with learnersOnline or face to face with learner and client
Summative practical assessment and self-evaluationAfter consultation completed and approvedTBC with learnersTBC with learners

The PEAK with client

You must complete and attend all 7 sessions above

• Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions

• Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Indoor Studio Cycling

• Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

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If you are interested in this course, please click on Enquire Now above and complete our training form.

For any course enquiries, please email training@activestirling.org.uk

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