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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Instructing Exercise & Fitness (Gym Based) at Trafford College

Course description

Instructing Exercise & Fitness Apprenticeship includes:-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Exercise & Fitness (conducted in the workplace)Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (off the job training)Level 2 Certificate in Circuit Training (off the job training)Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in the Active Leisure and Learning (conducted in the workplace)Functional Skills Maths/EnglishThis qualification is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.You may be required to attend the Altrincham site for assessment

Entry requirements

All prospective candidates will be interviewed and complete a skills scan and initial assessment. It is also expected that students have access to gym based facilities.


Although this qualification is predominately work-based observations the student is expected to complete and pass multiple choice theory papers, worksheets and practical examinations.

Future opportunities

Successful students may progress to a higher level; level 3 Personal Training.

Further information

Contact Beccy Poole Sport Co-Ordinator on 0161 952 4616

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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    • Travelling By Bus
      The Altrincham site is situated on a major bus route to and from Manchester city centre, with a bus stop directly outside the College on Manchester Road (A56).

      For more information visit or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      The nearest Metrolink station is Timperley. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For more information visit or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The closest train station is Navigation Road on the Manchester - Chester line, approximately 20 mins walk to site. Trains run hourly in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The Altrincham site is situated on Manchester Road (A56) towards Altrincham, 3.5 miles from both Junction 7 of the M60 or Junction 7 of the M56.