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Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Children)

Level 2

Ofqual Accreditation Number 500/8756/3


Please note: A specific agreement must be in place for any centre wishing to deliver this qualification outside of an apprenticeship framework in Wales or Northern Ireland. For further information please contact the Business Development team.

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Children) aims to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan and deliver safe but effective group and individual physical exercise sessions for children aged 5 to 11 and 11 – 15 (the types of activity and delivery methods for these age groups are distinctly different).

Experience of physical activity sessions is highly recommended.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

This qualification comprises of 6 mandatory units (23 credits).

  • For details on the exercise to music pathway please click here.
  • For details on the aqua pathway please click here.
  • For details on the gym pathway please click here.
  • Coursework/Project.
  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

£77 Registration / Certification fee
Manual fee

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Business Skills for Fitness Professionals.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
  • Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Exercise and Fitness.

It also allows learners to broaden their knowledge to:

  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Studio Cycling.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells.

Sample Manual

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