Jenny completed her Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Self-Development in Active Leisure with one of our industry experts earlier this year. The course took place at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre, however, Activfirst delivers Level 2 Gym Instructor Courses across the UK. Jenny had a really positive experience and has kindly agreed to answer some of our questions. But first, our Level 2 Gym Course tutor would like to provide a brief overview of what the course entails.

Tutor Introduction – L2 Gym Course

This course is beneficial to anyone hoping to pursue a career instructing gym-based exercise. No previous experience is required, as you will be provided with all the tuition and resources needed.  However, you must have a keen willingness to learn. The course is both theoretical and practical covering; Anatomy and Physiology, Principles of Exercise and Instructing gym-based exercises. The course is intense but has excellent pass rates.

 Now Let’s Hear From Jenny…



What Interested You About The Course Initially? 

I was interested in taking the course as I thought it would be a great first step towards achieving my goal of helping others through fitness instruction.   

What Do You Feel You Have Achieved By Completing The Course? 

I have learnt a lot about human physiology and the benefits of exercise during this course.  I have also gained the confidence to give a gym induction and put together a fitness program. 

What Have You Progressed Onto Due To Completing The Course? 

I have managed to gain a position in a gym within a week of finishing the course which is an unexpected result.  I am very happy to be putting into practice what I have learnt so quickly after completing the course.

How Did You Find Activfirst As Your Chosen Provider? 

I found Activfirst to be very professional, our instructor Niki, was approachable and patiently went over things several times, when required, to aid the group’s understanding. 

Would You Recommend The Course To A Friend? 

I would definitely recommend the course.  Good value for the amount of content and instruction received. 

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your positive experience with us, Jenny! If you would like to enquire about our Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Self-Development in Active Leisure please get in touch on 01262 602598 or

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