Progression Route from Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym

Where to next

Having started your career in the fitness industry by becoming qualified as a Level 2 Gym Instructor is a very exciting and somewhat daunting time, being unsure what to do next and where to start looking can appear a challenge, however this the perfect start and opportunity to gain some valid industry experience, whether you just want to work in a gym or broaden your qualifications.

Starting off working in a gym as a Level 2 Gym Instructor will provide you with a valuable insight to the endless route paths you can take within your career, by seeing first hand all the different classes that can be taught, the motivation and ambition from gym users and the drive and high demand for more and new updated styles to exercise is something that you will be part of.

Level 2 Courses

Below are a list of some of the Level 2 courses you can progress on to once qualified as a Level 2 Gym Instructor;

  • Level 2 Award in Circuit Training
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling Sessions
  • Level 2 Award in Studio Resistance
  • Level 2 Award in Delivering Chair Based Exercise
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebell Sessions
  • Level 2 Award in Instructing Suspended Movement Training Sessions
  • Level 2 Award in Nutrition for Healthy Living
  • Level 2 Award in Step Exercise to Music
  • Level 2 Award in Walk Leading
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Exercise to Music (practical unit only as the theory content is covered in the Gym Instructor course)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Water Based Exercise (practical unit only as the theory content is covered in the Gym Instructor course)

 

Level 3 Courses

As well as the Level 2 Courses there are also many Level 3 courses to progress on to as well, these can include;

 

  • Level 3 Award in Instructing Boot Camp Fitness Training
  • Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness
  • Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • Level 3 Awards in Sport Conditioning
  • Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Ante Natal and Post Natal Clients
  • Level 3 Award In Education and Training
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (other entry requirements include Personal training, Pilates and Yoga)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocationally Relates Achievement

 

Whether you want to be based on the gym floor, studio, outside, clients homes, teach or assess there is a qualification to cater for all that can help develop your progression on the route you decide to take. Gaining as much industry experience as you can will help define you as an instructor and give yourself a reputable name that will mean clients want be to be trained by you. Working in the fitness industry is a rewarding job as you not only improve clients health status but also see the physical changes too.