Gym Instructor (Level 2)
This is the ideal starting point for those who wish to work as a Gym Instructor in the health and fitness industry.
Whether you are seeking a career change, wish to add to your curriculum vitae (CV) or would like to progress towards becoming a Personal Trainer, this course is for you.
• How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments • How to program safe and effective exercise for a range of clients • How to communicate with and motivate clients • How to plan a Gym based exercise program using cardiovascular equipment, fixed and free weights • How to effectively deliver a Gym based session
Format & Assessment
This course is Tutor led and delivered in a 4 day format. You will be provided with worksheets and asked to complete homework tasks in the evening and before your assessment.
Assessment involves a theory assessment, a practical teaching assessment and worksheets.
The underpinning knowledge for all level 2 courses is the mandatory Theory module which is to be completed as distance learning. Following Registration, the Course Director will provide you with a Theory course manual. Begin to read and revise.
Some additional theory tutorials can be provided for students without a background in fitness and exercise.
The theory assessment is 2 x 60 minute multiple choice papers
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health
You will be practically assessed for this course delivering a 45 minute (approx.) Gym based session. Please note that you will be required to bring a client to your assessment
- Students - £375
- Non Students - £425
Registration & Payment
Register and pay for the Gym Instructor level 2 course at the Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym reception. You may pay by cash or card.
Sport & Exercise, The University of Edinburgh, 46 Pleasance, Edinburgh. EH8 9TJ
Please report to the Bells Meeting Room at 9am on the first day of the course.
|Course||Course dates||Assessment Date||Student cost/Non-student cost|
|Theory||Distance Learning||2 June 2018, 09.00-11.00, Bells Meeting Room|
|Practical||26 & 27 May and 2 & 3 June 2018||16 & 17 June 2018||£375/£425|