Level 2 Personal Trainer Qualifications

Level 2 Personal Trainer Qualifications

Personal training qualifications actually start at Level 3, meaning a professional personal trainer must achieve a Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification before they can begin with clients. A Level 2 Personal Trainer qualification is actually a more general fitness instruction qualification, known officially as the Level 2 Qualification in Fitness Instruction.

All Level 3 qualified fitness professionals must attain a Level 2 personal trainer qualification (or fitness instruction qualification) first.

The good news is OriGym are experts at delivering engaging and rewarding courses across the entire fitness instruction and personal training curriculum range. Better still, once qualified we can guarantee you job interviews. So why wait?

Start your journey towards becoming a top personal trainer today with a Level 2 Fitness Instruction qualification. 

Alternatively, if you want to charge ahead into the world of Personal Training, our Personal Training Diploma combines our Level 2 Fitness Instruction and Level 3 Personal Trainer qualifications into a single course, so you can achieve recognition as a fully-fledged personal trainer.

Find out more by making an enquiry or downloading our latest prospectus.

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Personal Trainer Certifications from OriGym cover a wide range of areas, both fundamental and advanced. Each with its own specific content, assessments, prerequisites and future applications. Find out more about our post popular certifications using the links below.


The Level 2 Fitness Instruction course has no prerequisites, meaning all experience and qualification levels are welcome. The only requirement is that you are aged 16 or over when enrolling.

If you already possess a recognised Level 2 Exercise to Music Qualification, you will be exempt from theoretical examinations.


The Level 2 Fitness Instruction course is fully recognised and accredited by the following bodies:

  • REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)
  • Skills Active

How You Will Learn

The reason more students enrol with OriGym to complete their level 2 fitness instructing qualification than any other provider is we offer a variety of learning methods for you to choose from, so you can pick the best option for your personal circumstances. 

Study Online

The online course allows you to study in a time frame that suits you, at a pace you decide. You will learn via award nominated e-learning platform called "Student Zone" where you will find an abundance of learning resources, including interactive e-learning, our exercise library, online videos and lectures. You will receive 7-day per week support from our highly qualified tutors via email and phone, just in case you need our help.

All online learners are required to complete 20 hours of training with a qualified REPs professional. 

Study Part Time

The part-time gym instructing course is probably the most popular option for many of our students as it perfectly balances learning from home and attending regular practical workshops. These workshops are entirely practically focused, running from 12 locations UK wide and restricted to small groups so you get the most out of each day.

Study Full Time

The full-time gym instructing course is 2 weeks of intensive study where you will learn in a classroom setting from 9am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday. OriGym is lucky to have our very own bespoke training centres, where you will study uninterrupted from gym members and staff to focus on your qualifications. Only our most prestigious tutors teach our full-time courses and you will study in groups no more than 12 to maximise your learning experience. 

OriGym loves to keep our full-time courses engaging and practically based, which is why every day you will be on the gym floor as well as learning in our designated, custom built classroom for the theory.

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