16-18 Courses, 16-18: Vocational

Gym Instructing (Level 2)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

Grade 3 English Language GCSE or L1 Functional Skill English, Grade 3 Maths GCSE or L1 Functional Skill Maths, 4 GCSEs at Grade 3

Course information

This programme is designed to offer you a work ready qualification which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a gym instructor. You will study the key theory behind gym based exercise in units such as nutrition and physiology as well as developing your practical skills in units such as circuit training and supporting clients.

In studying this programme, you will have priority access to our onsite fully equipped gym which will provide you with a high quality environment in which to achieve your qualification. Upon completion, you will be eligible for direct employment in the industry, or you may choose to further your study towards our Level 3 Personal Training qualification.

You will study fourteen units over the course of the programme. These include a wide range of practical and theory based units which will ensure that you have the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in a future career as a gym instructor.

Sports Pathways

Add on one of our exciting Sports Pathways to your sports course! This gives you the chance to study your chosen course whilst training and competing in your specialist sport.

Here are our Sports Pathways:

  • -Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Centre (offered at all campuses)
  • -London Lions Basketball Academy (offered at all campuses)
  • -110% Beyond your Limits Athletics Academy (offered at all campuses)
  • -Legends Boxing Gym Academy (offered at all campuses)
  • -Theydon Bois Golf Academy (offered at Epping Forest and Redbridge campuses)
  • -New City Fitness Personal Training Academy (offered at Hackney campus)
  • -New City Coaching Academy (offered at all campuses)

Click here to find out more about our Sports Pathways.

How do I add on a pathway to my sports course?

When filling out your application for this course, you will be asked if you want to add on a pathway. Simply select your chosen pathway from the dropdown list.

Select your campus option to apply

What Can This Course Lead To

Level 3 Personal Training; or another L3 qualificaiton in Sport; or direct entry into employment in the Fitness Industry.

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Financial Support

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