Diploma in Personal Training with Level 2 Gym Instructor (Active IQ)

Learn how to teach a range of specialist exercises and offer advice to clients on a 1-1 basis

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Course overview

This is a blended learning course, which means you will have days with your tutor and peers, there is also an element of home study, preparation and revision along with tutor and centre support. Practice and session planning is required to be carried out in your own time in between the training days and leading up to assessment. You are required to bring a participant to your summative practical assessment

This qualification is for anyone that would like to become a personal trainer who would then be able to teach a range of exercises and offer advice and guidance to clients on a 1-1 basis to help them achieve their health and fitness goals.


Colets Health & Fitness Club, St. Nicholas Rd, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0PW

What you will learn

Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients.
  • The skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme with apparently healthy adults – both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14-16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group.
  • Level 2 Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise and Fitness Instructors
  • Provi ding a Positive Customer Experience in the Exercise Environment
  • Lifestyle and health Awareness Management

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, includes

  • Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Level 3 Nutrition to Support Physical Activity
  • Promoting Wellness Through Client Motivation and Interaction
  • Bespoke Exercise and Program Design for Personal Training Clients
  • Customised Exercise Programme Instruction and Communication Techniques
  • Business Skills for a personal Trainer


  • Coursework / Case Studies
  • Theory Papers
  • Worksheets
  • Practical Assessments

What to do now

  • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
  • You will be assigned a tutor with contact via email or telephone
  • Your training resources will be sent to you in the post
  • You will attend your training days and return for your assessments

What you will achieve

  • Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • CPD Points and Certificates


£ 1750

You can choose to pay the full price upfront, or a deposit followed by the balance before the course starts.

The price includes

  • Registration with the awarding body, Certificate, Course manual and Learner Assessment Portfolio, Initial assessment, training days with tutor as stated.
  • Support from the centre and tutor on course and via email, WhatsApp group and / or Zoom from the start right through to assessment and beyond.
  • Mock theory papers.
  • A login to our website to access all course materials including handouts, PowerPoints and any additional resources to accommodate your learning.
  • Access to our host centre Nuffield Leatherhead at off peak times to practice your teaching skills leading up to assessment.

Upcoming dates

Dates coming soon, contact to find out more

Level 2 Gym:

Level 3 PT:

This course is held over 10 days from 10,00am to 5.00pm each day

Registration will be available here when the next course is scheduled