NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

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  • £499.00
  • 365 Days
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  • Awarded by 'NCFE'
  • 157Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 06Number of Modules
  • Assignment

Key Features

High quality e-learning study materials.
Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card.
Recognized Accredited Qualification.
Excellent customer service and administrative support.
About the Tutor

Gareth Morris is a professional instructor with over 8 years of experience as a Fitness/Personal Instructor and Trainer, 5 years as a Sports Science Lecturer, and 2 years as Nutritionist. He is qualified in the health and fitness field, with a PGdip in Performance Nutrition, BSc. Honours in Sports Performance, and MSc. Degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, and has worked as an Anti-Doping Advisor in the United Kingdom. He’s currently employed as a Health Coach & Nutritionist and has 5 years of solid experience in this profession.  With extensive expertise in the industry, Gareth Morris has a passion for health, fitness and nutrition. He wants to share his knowledge and skills to fully support his clients and help make a difference in their lifestyles.


NCFE is a mational awarding organisation passionate about designing, developing, and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools, and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Course Description

The learners who take the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing course are assisted to comprehend the skills and knowledge to perform as an accredited fitness instructor in the recreation sector. The course is expected to provide a broad and methodical understanding of the subject as well as the basics of facilitating the learners to develop as professional fitness instructors. Through practical and theoretical competencies they get the opportunity to pursue a much-anticipated career in the field.


Areas of study

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activities
  • Health, safety, and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness, and health
  • Planning gym based exercise
  • Instructing gym based exercise

Course Highlights 

  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 230
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 157
  • Level: 2
  • Credit Value: 23
  • Qualification Number (QN): 500/8513/X
Who is this qualification for?
  • Who wants to start an occupation in fitness instructing field
  • Who needs recognition for existing experience
  • Who are seeking to improve fitness instructing skills
Prerequisites to take this Course
  • Learners must be over 16 years of age and must have a basic understanding of math, English language, and ICT.
  • Learns with the Level 1 qualification may find it helpful.
Method of Assessment

Those who register for the “NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing” course are evaluated for their proficiency internally while they will be externally quality assured. Apart from that, a portfolio of evidence is required to be prepared by the learners and they need to be advanced via appropriate assignment tasks that certify the understanding of learning outcomes of every study unit. The tasks need to assure the learners’ aptitude of responding to real-life incidents that come across at their profession.

The learners are also required to effectively finish all the six study units which are mandatory to take to get accredited. They get evaluated through oral and written questions and assignments and how they prepare recommendations to address responsible parties as well as how well they communicate with their customers.


Once the course is completed the learners get awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing certification. This is a great opportunity to progress in the industry of fitness instructing.

Prospective Careers

Once the learners get qualified with the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing, they get the recognised qualification which vouches for their expertise in the fitness industry. They get qualified to choose an impressive career path in gyms and recreation centres. This qualification enables the learners to enjoy a lot of benefits including attractive remuneration and prospectus for advancement. Here are some of the job titles they are eligible for and it includes the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Fitness Instructor - £36,000 (Approximately)
What’s Next for You?

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing fortifies the learners with basic skills and knowledge to be proficient in a career in the fitness industry. Since it helps them to plan, deliver and assess fitness sessions at exercising and workout programs and gyms, they are able to perform well to help the clients and earn their trust. What is more, it helps them to professionally improve and get hunted for better paying specialised opportunities and even take more advanced courses related to the subject.

Building on Your Qualification

The learners who successfully get certified at the Level 2 have the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 certificate as well. This qualification is more advanced and incorporates knowledge and skills related to expand to a better paying profession in the health and wellness industry. They will get insight into how to create a customer base from the scratch using marketing techniques and how to grow it. The level 3 qualification helps them to even conduct private classes and cater into different fitness requirements they have.


Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration – NCFE Fitness Instructing and Personal Training
Module 1 - Supporting Clients [A/600/9051]
Unit 1.1 – Know How to Support Your Client FREE
Unit 1.2 – Barriers and Motives for Exercise FREE
Unit 1.3 – Supporting Clients Lecture Notes
Module 01 – Supporting Clients Assignment Brief
Module 2 - Health and Safety [T/600/9016]
Unit 2.1 – Understanding Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment FREE
Unit 2.2 – Legal and Regulatory Requirements FREE
Unit 2.3 – Health and Safety Lecture Notes
Module 2 – Health and Safety Assignment Brief
Module 3 - Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health [A/600/9017]
Unit 3.1 – Components of Fitness
Unit 3.2 – Factors Influencing Health and Fitness
Unit 3.3 – Exercise and the Skeletal System
Unit 3.4 – Cardiovascular Fitness
Unit 3.5 – Muscular Strength
Unit 3.6 – Flexibility
Unit 3.7 – Motor Skills
Unit 3.8 – Nutrition
Unit 3.9 – Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health Lecture Notes
Module 03 – Assignment Brief
Module 4 - Anatomy and Physiology [H/600/9013]
Unit 4.1 – Anatomy and Physiology For Exercise
Unit 4.2 – Muscles and Muscle Actions
Unit 4.3 – The Circulatory System
Unit 4.4 – The Respiratory System
Unit 4.5 – The Energy System
Unit 4.6 – The Nervous System
Unit 4.7 – The Endocrine system
Unit 4.8 – Anatomy and Physiology Lecture Notes
Module 4 – Anatomy and Physiology Assignment Brief
Module 5 - Planning Gym Based Exercise [F/600/9018]
Unit 5.1 – Programming or Planning Gym Based Exercise
Unit 5.2 – Planning Gym Based Exercise Lecture Notes
Module 5 – Planning Gym Based Exercise Assignment Brief
Module 6 - Instructing Gym Based Exercise [A/600/9020]
Unit 6.1 – Delivery of Gym Based Exercise
Unit 6.2 – Instructing Gym Based Exercise Lecture Notes
Module 6 – Instructing Gym Based Exercise Assignment Brief
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
Additional Materials
Additional Materials
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    Super method of teaching with videos and exercises. Loved every lesson.

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