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Level 2
Ofqual Accreditation Number 601/0298/6


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.

CIMSPA Endorsed

Entry Requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physica l 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

Qualification Structure

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.
For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Qualification Guidance.


Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

Fees For Centres

£77 Registration / Certification fee
£35 Hard Copy Manual fee
£90 eLearning fee

Career Progression

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate 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 FitnessIt 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