This Level 2 Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship is ideal for someone who wants to work operationally in a leisure centre with a fitness facility, and also wants to become a fitness instructor.  At the end of the Apprenticeship you will a fully qualified Fitness Instructor and will be able to work unsupervised in a gym, advising customers on their training programmes.

Qualifications and Skills

On completion of a Level 2 Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship the Learner will achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

  • Level 1 Functional skills: English and Maths (possible exemptions dependent on previous qualifications. Evidence of qualifications will be required)

  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS): independent enquiry, creative thinking, reflective learning, teamworking, self-management and effective participation.

Career and Progression Opportunities

Once the Level 2 Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship has been completed potential job roles could include:

  • Fitness Instructor / Gym Instructor

  • Recreation Assistant

  • Leisure Centre Assistant

On completion of a Level 2 Apprenticeship, Apprentices also have the option to develop their skills further and progress onto an advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship.