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Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness (GYM)

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Level 2


Ofqual Accreditation Number 500/9640/0


The Active IQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness is aimed at exercise and fitness instructors who are capable of planning, delivering and evaluating a series of sessions independently and will confirm a learner’s competence in an occupational role to the standards required.

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The learner must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing certificate in order to enrol onto this qualification. As this is a competency-based qualification, learners will need to be assessed in the workplace.

Learners must achieve the 5 mandatory units and 2 optional units from a specific pathway (37 credits).

For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Learner Achievement Portfolio.

  • For details on the exercise to music pathway please click here.
  • For details on the aqua pathway please click here.
  • For details on the children’s pathway please click here.

Portfolio of Evidence

£49.50 Registration / Certification fee 
£8 Printed NVQ Portfolio fee 

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Business Skills for Fitness Professionals.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral, for those who wish to work with special populations.
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Learners may also progress on to the Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside fitness instructing in a health club environment.

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