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Thinking of Working in a Gym?


This bespoke programme offers an introduction into working in a gym.

This short course will provide you with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of working within a gym environment.

This course will benefit anyone who is interested in exploring employment as a fitness instructor.

Start dates and fees

Start Date

  • Monday 20th February 1 - 3.15pm 


  • If you are 19+ and unemployed and receiving the relevant benefit – the course is free
  • If you are 19+ and not receiving benefits, but are earning less than £18,525 - the course is free
  • If you do not fall into any of the above criteria, the cost of the course is £50.

Active wear is required

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19

What will I study?

  • Compare leisure and fitness facilities
  • Understanding why people attend a gym
  • Latest trends in health and fitness
  • Basic fitness testing
  • Is a gym setting right for me?
  • Work related skills relevant to the sector – Introduction to Professional Standards

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

How long is the course?

  • 6 weeks, 2.25 hours per week

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical and task-based work
  • Written journal
  • Observations


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How do I apply?

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