Level 2 Gym Instructor Courses


Welcome to Diverse Trainers the specialist in providing the best health and fitness courses in the UK.  We specialise in delivering the Level 2 Gym Instructor course which is aimed to meet the needs of all skill levels. Our qualifications are active IQ certified; the Gym Instructor course is only £450 which is available in all our educational centres across the UK. Diverse Trainers level 2 gym instructor course has been specifically designed to provide our learners with an excellent foundation for a career in the health and fitness industry. Our courses have been designed with flexibility in mind to suit our learner’s needs. This level 2 gym instructor course is offered as blended learning providing a combination of distance learning and two full days of practical workshops.


Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Content (ACTIVE IQ)

The Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification is not only designed to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding; it will also allow you the opportunity to plan and instruct bespoke practical gym sessions. Throughout the Level 2 course our learners will study the following topic areas:

  • Warm ups, dynamic stretching, cool downs and developmental stretching
  • How to use various gym equipment
  • The use of cardiovascular equipment
  • Introduction to body weight training
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Physical activity promotion to the public
  • Develop a key understanding of the programming principles
  • Effective customer care

On completion of the Level 2 Gym / Fitness instructor course learners will be able to register with REPs (Registered Exercise Professionals), the qualification will allow you to work as a fitness instructor in the UK or overseas and then allow you to progress onto the level 3 personal trainer qualification.

Entry Requirements: There are no prior qualifications required to start this course. However, basic writing and numeracy skills are required to help with the presentation of the active IQ certified Level 2 Gym Instructor course work.

Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Delivery Format

The Gym/Fitness instructor course comprises of distance learning of approximately 4-6 weeks of home study. All course learning materials are dispatched at the point of enrolment these documents will include: The Learners Guide, Gym Instructor Manual, Level 2 Mandatory Fitness Modules and a Gym Instructor Work Book. Our dedicated student support team will then arrange a support call to start your home study and they will continually support you throughout your learning.

Attendance of the course is required this involves 2 consecutive days (Saturday & Sunday) for tutorials and assessments, where you will completed all the necessary learning and assessments.


Gym/Fitness Instructor Course Assessment:

  • 1 GYM lap (Health & Safety and a gym session plan)
  • 1 x 1 hour practical assessment (with your subject)
  • 1 x 60 minute multiple choice examination (Anatomy & Physiology)
  • 1 x 60 minute multiple choice examination (Principles of Exercise & Fitness)

What you receive when you enrol on the Level 2 Certificate in gym / fitness Instructing course?

  • Active IQ registration, assessments and active IQ qualification certificate.
  • Course tuition, materials and online / regular telephone support.
  • FREE Kettlebell Instructor Course.
  • Level 2 active IQ Gym Instructor Course manuals, and workbooks.
  • 20 CPD credits on REP’s (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • Eligibility to join Register of Exercise Professionals at level 2.


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