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Get REPs-approved: join the essential Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). This is a requirement for working in most UK gyms, and it also gives you international accreditation in the USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, South Africa and more.
You don’t need any professional experience or qualifications to study this Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise).
You should be over 16, live in the UK, and have a reasonable level of fitness and gym experience. All filming of practical sessions must take place in a UK gym.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
The Fitness Instructor course and assessments are all online.
You’ll take your theory exams securely online, film practical assessments at your local gym, and upload the videos to your tutor for marking.
You’ll study 6 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our Level 2 course guide.
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