Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – (Gym) Based Exercise – AMAC Training

This Gym Instructor qualification is an industry recognised qualification and is for anyone who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry. It will enable the holder to work as a gym instructor and will also enable them to progress to a Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification if they wish to. The course combines independent theory study at home with face to face training in a gym environment (4 day’s face-to-face practical training plus assessments).

Students have 4 months to achieve the qualification. Even though the theory is studied from home we have a student mentor available to support students with questions they may have.

We recommend that anyone interested in this course is a regular gym user and they need to be over 16 years old.

Course Content

  • Anatomy and physiology including the cardio-respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, postural and core stability, and the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme


Discounts are available on group bookings. This L2 Gym Instructor course is a RQF qualification accredited by YMCA Awards and is worth 20 REPs points.

Get Your PT Course Funded by Government

As for now, if you are 19 or over, the Government may help you funding your personal trainer course. Check if you are eligible, it takes less than 10 seconds.