Welcome to Onside Fitness

Your Path to Becoming
a Certified Gym Instructor

Are you passionate about fitness? Do you dream of helping others achieve their health and wellness goals while building a fulfilling career in the fitness industry? Look no further! Onside Fitness, an Active IQ registered training company, is here to guide you on your journey to becoming a certified gym instructor.

Level 2 Award
in Gym Instructing

Our Level 2 Award in Gym Instructing is a comprehensive program designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and practical experience needed to excel in the fitness industry. Active IQ is a highly respected and accredited awarding organization, and our training program adheres to their strict quality standards.

What You Will Learn

The Level 2 Award in Gym Instructing covers a wide range of topics, ensuring that you are well-prepared to work as a knowledgeable and confident gym instructor. Some of the key areas you will explore include:

Anatomy and Physiology

Gain a deep understanding of the human body, including muscles, bones, and joints, to better assist clients with their fitness goals.

Exercise Programming

Learn how to design effective workout routines tailored to individual needs, whether it’s for strength training, weight loss, or overall fitness improvement.


Understand the basics of nutrition and dietary guidelines to help your clients make healthier choices and optimize their results.

Health and Safety

Ensure the safety of your clients by becoming well-versed in the proper use of gym equipment and risk management.

Client Communication

Develop excellent communication skills to motivate and support clients,providing them with the encouragement they need to succeed.

Customer Service

Discover the importance of excellent customer service in building lasting relationships with clients and establishing a successful career.

Practical Experience

At Onside Fitness, we believe that hands-on experience is crucial to your development as a gym instructor. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to work in a real gym environment, applying your knowledge and refining your skills under the guidance of experienced trainers. This practicalexperience will boost your confidence and prepare you for the challenges of the fitness industry.

Career Prospects

Upon successfully completing the Level 2 Award in Gym Instructing, a world of exciting career prospects awaits you. Here are just a few of the career paths you can pursue:

1. Gym Instructor

Work in fitness centres, health clubs, or community centres, guiding individuals through safe and effective workouts.

2. Personal Trainer

Take your skills to the next level by becoming a certified personal trainer, working one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their fitness goals.

3. Group Fitness Instructor

Lead group exercise classes, such as spin, yoga, or HIIT, to motivate and inspire participants to stay active and healthy.

4. Fitness Consultant

Provide expert advice on fitness and wellness, offering tailored solutions to clients looking for guidance on their fitness journey.

5. Health Coach

Focus on holistic well-being by helping clients make sustainable lifestyle changes in areas like nutrition, stress management, and overall wellness.

6. Entrepreneur

If you dream of owning your own fitness business, your Level 2 qualification will provide a solid foundation to pursue this entrepreneurial path.

Find out More

At Onside Fitness, we are committed to helping you turn your passion for fitness into a rewarding career. Our Level 2 Award in Gym Instructing, accredited by Active IQ, is your first step toward a fulfilling and dynamic profession in the fitness industry. Join us today, and together, we will empower others to lead healthier lives while realizing your full potential as a certified gym instructor. Don’t wait; your fitness journey begins here with Onside Fitness!