Course Programme


JMD Training, Unit 2, 6b Wildflower Way, Boucher Road, Belfast, BT12 6TA


6 days

Course Aim:

A fitness instructor’s role includes planning, instructing and evaluating gym based inductions and ongoing client/member programmes. They should also assist more qualified instructors in the delivery of personal training programmes. A fitness instructor should also actively encourage potential clients/members to join and adhere to regular exercise programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies to achieve this.

Course Objectives:

Qualification Structure: This qualification comprises of 6 mandatory units
1 Anatomy and physiology for exercise
2 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
3 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
4 Principles of exercise, fitness and health
5 Planning gym-based exercise
6 Instructing gym-based exercise

Course Outcome

Candidates who successfully complete this course and achieve the required standards in assessment will be awarded with the nationally recognised Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym). The qualification in Fitness Instructing (GYM) is at level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework. It also provides access onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2.

JMD Training - Fitness instructor