Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing


Course Description

If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in sports and active leisure sector working with anyone from a weekend warrior to international athlete’s, then our level 1 and 2 programmes of study are the foundation stones of your career.

Our level 1 programme is a diploma in sport and active leisure and covers topics such as the human body, assisting delivery of sport and exercise sessions and fitness testing.

The level 2 programme is a level 2 fitness instructing qualification with several pathways available, gym, working with children etc. A natural progression for students the content will develop skills in planning sessions, exercise selection and instructing exercise.

Our courses are focused on ‘real word’ learning and take place at Lisburn Racquets Club one of Northern Irelands best sports venues, the content include lots of practical experience in a vast range of sport and exercise in this multisport venue. The facilities include NBC hall, gymnasium, squash, tennis, 5-a-side, basketball, netball, table tennis and sports therapy areas. Join us and prepare for a hugely rewarding and sought-after career.

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing


Unit 1 - Anatomy and physiology for exercise

Unit 2 - Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

Unit 3 - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Unit 4 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health


Option 1

Unit 5 - Planning gym-based exercise

Unit 6 - Instructing gym-based exercise


Option 2

Unit 11- Planning health related exercise and physical activity for children

Unit 12 - Instructing health related exercise and physical activity to children



12 - 24 months depending on course and individual circumstances

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