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Active IQ Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instruction and Self-Development in Active Leisure

Level 2

Ofqual Accreditation Number 601/0298/6


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 aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise sessions within a gym or health club environment.

There are no specific entry requirements.

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.

The learner must complete five units in Mandatory Group A and a minimum of ten credits from one of the optional pairings. A minimum of 25 credits must be achieved overall.

  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.


£77 Registration / Certification fee
 Manual fee
eLearning fee

£135 Registration / Certification & eLearning fee (combined)
£161 Registration / Certification, Manual, & eLearning fee (combined)

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.

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