Gym Instructor Course Manchester

Course Information

Our Gym Instructing course in Manchester is delivered over 4 days utilising a blended learning approach. All learners are to be registered at least two weeks prior to the course start date.

Following the completion of the Level 2 Gym Instructing course, you can then progress and complete either the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or the Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral which are also delivered at our Manchester academies.

Course Costs

Course Title

Course Cost

0% Interest Payment Plans Available

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym Instructor)


Course Dates





Sept 30th, Oct 1st, 7th, 8th, 21st, 22nd & 28th



4th, 5th, 11th & 12th



20th, 21st, 27th & 28th



7th, 8th, 14th & 15th



9th, 10th, 16th & 17th


Course Outline

The Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing comprises of the following units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
  • Principles of Exercise
  • Fitness and Health
  • Preparing for Gym Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym Based Exercise


This Gym Instructing course is assessed in the following ways:

  • 2 x Multiple Choice Theory Exams
  • 2 x Practical Observations (Formative and Summative)
  • Worksheets

Upon completion of the Level 2 Gym Instructing course in Manchester, you will be able to secure employment in local health clubs, leisure trusts and private gyms as fitness instructors delivering gym inductions and developing programme cards for members.

Course Packages


Courses Included

Course Cost

0% Interest Payment Plans Available

Diploma in Personal Training

Level 2 Fitness Instructing
Level 3 Personal Training


Advanced Diploma

Level 2 Fitness Instructing
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 3 Exercise Referral


Master Diploma

Level 2 Fitness Instructing
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 3 Exercise Referral
Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy


Why become gym instructor in Manchester?

Arguably the biggest city outside of London, Manchester is one of the fastest growing areas in the UK. Furthermore, sport, health, fitness and outdoor physical activity flows through the heart of Manchester. Boasting two of the biggest football clubs in the UK, a professional in door cycling velodrome, professional rugby union teams and ice hockey teams, there truly isn’t a better location to start your career as fitness instructor. At present, there are over 80 health clubs, commercial gyms and private facilities all of which need highly skilled fitness instructors to service their customers. At Sports College UK we often receive requests from local employers looking for newly qualified instructors to help their clubs develop and grow.

Sports College UK have unique relationships with local employers such as Pure Gym, David Lloyds, Anytime Fitness and other private facilities, we can help you secure employment or work experience when you graduate.

Personal Trainers in Manchester can expect to earn anywhere between £30 and £50 an hour depending on your experience, location and the level of service you provide your clients.

Why choose Sports College UK?

Sports College UK is nationally renowned for the quality of our courses we deliver as well as the highly qualified and experienced tutors. Not only are our courses recognised and approved by REPs in the UK, but they are also internationally recognised throughout the world and even as far away as New Zealand.

Other reasons for choosing Sports College UK for your gym instructing qualification include:

  • 0% Interest Payment Plans – we offer flexible payment plans to suit your needs
  • Employment – Over the years we have helped our students secure employment once they complete their fitness qualification with us.
  • Fun! – We strongly believe in making all our courses informative, relative, innovative and FUN! After all, if you enjoy the course you will learn more!

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