The Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructing Certificate is a CIMSPA recognised qualification, delivered by Study Active – one of the UK’s leading providers of Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer qualifications.

We deliver this course to students across the UK using an online / blended learning approach, using e-learning, practical workshops, webinars and dedicated tutorials. This flexible approach allows you to work at your own pace and wrap your study around other commitments.

We also have a Price beat guarantee where we will beat any genuine like for like price if you find the same Fitness Instructor course cheaper elsewhere, just let us know before you enrol.

We abide by a very sensible pricing policy for this course and we also offer the option of 0% interest free instalments. Or as an alternative means of funding you may combine this course with a Level 3 Personal Training course and fund with a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan where you pay NOTHING to get started and only pay back once earning £26.5k+

Once qualified as a Fitness Instructor, you may progress onto Level 3 Personal Trainer as soon as you qualify or begin work in a Gym, Health Club or Leisure Centre, we will even help you get started in the fitness industry.

You will work through your Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructing qualification at your own pace using a combination of online learning, webinars, tutorials and practical workshops. You will be heavily supported at each step by our team of genuine fitness experts, who are available to help you from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week!

You will study a range of modules in this course including:

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Professionalism or fitness instructors
  • Health & safety in the fitness
  • Client consultations
  • Gym-based exercise


An active interest in fitness


In terms of assessment you will complete the below tasks (you have FREE unlimited attempts at all of these!)

  • Coursework
  • Multiple choice theory exams
  • Practical exams

Once complete you will be a fully qualified Gym Instructor and we can help you find jobs right away. You can then join CIMSPA at Level 2 and can also move on to study Level 3 Personal Training.

Awarding Organisation:

Active IQ