Courses, Apprenticeships And Funding For Personal Trainers

Modern Apprenticeship L2 Instructing Exercise & Fitness – Gym Instructor (SCQF L5)


The Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing L2 Modern Apprenticeship in Instructing Exercise & Fitness – Gym Instructor is the qualification for individuals who are working within a leisure and fitness setting and want to further develop their skills and knowledge as a Gym Instructor.

Throughout the Apprenticeship candidates will complete the following units:

  • HG7R 04 – Health, Safety & Welfare Promotion in Active Leisure & Recreation
  • HG7T 04 – Assist Participants to Develop & Maintain the Motivation to Adhere to Exercise & Physical Activity
  • HG7V 04 – Plan & Prepare Gym-Based Exercise
  • HG7W 04 – Instruct Gym-Based Exercise

Industry Awards Included in Apprenticeship

  • Active IQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing  – Gym Instructor
  • NHS Health Behaviour Change L1

Core Skills Included in Apprenticeship

  • Working with Others Level 4
  • Problem solving Level 4
  • Numeracy Level 4
  • Information Technology Level 4
  • Communication Level 4

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 16-24
  • Hold a contract of employment (zero hours/casual contracts are accepted)
  • Not currently studying an associated qualification at college/university. (Learners can be taken on as long as they are not studying a sport/recreation, health & fitness qualification).
  • Do not hold a degree in an associated qualification.

How long does the Apprenticeship take to complete?

Maximum of 12 Months

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in one of our Apprenticeship programmes, either for yourself or for your staff, contact us today on 0141 2507772 or via email at and we can arrange for a member of our business development team to come and discuss your training needs