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Instructing Exercise & Fitness — Level 2 NVQ Diploma

Course information

Content Text
This qualification is an introduction into getting a job in the Exercise and Fitness industry;
You will cover topics including;

- Anatomy and Physiology (Muscles, Bones, Heart)
- Principles of Exercise (How you would train different people)
- Plan and Prepare Gym Based Exercise
- Work with clients to help them adhere to exercise and physical activity
- Instruct and Supervise Gym Based Exercise

You can expect a lot of different ways of being assessed giving you an insight into the exercise and fitness industry


Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise & Fitness

This course leads to...

The course will allow you to work in:
• Local Authority Leisure Centres
• Sport Centres
• Private Health Club
• Cruise Liners
• Sport Clubs
The course will also allow you to progress onto Level 3 courses or equivalent (including Level 3 Personal Training, Level 3 Sports Therapy and Level 3 Sports Massage).

Entry Requirements

All ages - you must enjoy working with people, show enthusiasm and commitment to the subject as well as being outgoing, motivated and enjoying being with people. You may be accepted without formal qualifications if you have had relevant work experience and successfully complete an initial assessment.

Why study with us?

Why Liv Coll
As a student at the City of Liverpool College you will benefit from an aspirational educational experience, passionate motivational teachers who are subject experts and receive full tutor support.
As part of your college course you will be involved in Work experience, enrichment activities and have sessions with lead industry guest speakers.
Your tutors will work closely with the progress support team to ensure you have every opportunity to reach your full potential.
You will be stretched and challenged to develop the lasted industry professional skills so you stand out from the crowd when applying for employment.
All of this from City Centre based sites.

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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163591

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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