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Kick start your health and fitness career by qualifying as a gym instructor or personal trainer.

Our courses are perfect for those looking to launch their career in the fitness industry or progress to the next level.
From everyday gym-goers to group classes and individuals with personal strength targets, everyone can benefit from a gym instructor or personal trainer.

Learn the skills you need to be the best in the business. What’s more, as the National Governing Body for weightlifting and para powerlifting, we are able to offer a FREE CPD course as part of your learning to give you extra weightlifting skills to add to your CV, helping you to stand out from the crowd. 

We are proud to work in partnership with the regulated awarding body Focus Awards to accredit our qualifications. Our courses are also endorsed by CIMSPA.

Certification: Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym Based Exercise

Is the course for me?

This qualification is an entry level course for learners who would like to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry. It is ideal for learners looking to train to become a gym instructor to teach and deliver gym based exercise including being able to plan, instruct and evaluate one-on-one gym programmes. The course can also be used as a starting point for a Personal Training qualification.

What’s more, by completing the Level 2 Certificate with British Weight Lifting, the experts in strength training, you will be able to complete an additional CPD course for FREE – the fundamentals of teaching the Olympic lifts. The content in this CPD course focuses on an introduction to how coaches and athletes can teach and perform the basic elements of the Olympic lifts safely and effectively, to people of all ages and abilities.

Accredited by Focus Awards, our regulated awarding body, the Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym Based Exercise is also endorsed by CIMSPA.

What will I learn?

The Level 2 course will teach you everything required to start working as a gym instructor.

The course will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology for fitness
  • How to deliver safe and effective gym sessions to clients
  • Understand how to support client’s lifestyle management and enhance client motivation for exercise and physical activity
  • Understanding the methods required to create a safe fitness environment and assessments for gym-based exercise sessions
  • Instructing professional practice and effective exercise supervision in gym-based exercise sessions

To view the course modules please click here.

To qualify for your Level 2 certificate, you will be required to complete a selection of online assessments.

What does this course qualify me to do?

This course will qualify you to operate as a gym instructor and give you the pre-requisite to complete your Personal Training qualification.

Pre-requisites

You must be at least 16 years of age when booking and be able to communicate effectively in English.

E-learning Only

Length of Course: A minimum of 10 days

Standard price: £449

Member price: £424

PLUS, free fundamentals of teaching the Olympic lifts CPD course.

PLEASE NOTE: we currently do not offer the Level 2 Certificate with practical learning.

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Get your Online Level 2 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Gym Based Exercise: BOOK NOW

Or combine Level 2 and Level 3 courses and save up to £103: Email courses@britishweightlifting.org to book

Certification: Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training

Is the course for me?

The Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training has been created for fitness professionals looking for the next step in their career.

This is the ideal course for anyone wanting to progress to a Personal Trainer where you will develop your knowledge in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, postural and core stability, how to design and adapt personal training programmes plus more.

By completing the Level 3 Certificate with British Weight Lifting, the experts in strength training, you will be able to complete an additional CPD course for FREE - The Essentials of Weightlifting Technique. The content in this CPD course builds on the fundamentals of weightlifting, to focus on key areas of optimal technique in more depth.

Accredited by Focus Awards, our regulated awarding body, the Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training is also endorsed by CIMSPA.

What will I learn?

The Level 3 Certificate will teach you everything required to start working as a Personal Trainer.

The course will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Postural and core stability
  • The nervous, endocrine and energy systems and their relation to exercise and health
  • How to maintain safety during sessions
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients
  • The health benefits of physical activity
  • Understanding how nutrition can affect fitness
  • Understand how to communicate with clients effectively and motivational tactics
  • Understand how to design, manage, and adapt a personal training programme
  • Be able to deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme

To view the course modules please click here.

To qualify for your Level 3 Personal Trainer Certificate, you will be required to complete a selection of online assessments.

What does this course qualify me to do?

 This course will qualify you to operate as a Personal Trainer.

Pre-requisites

You must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course, hold your Level 2 fitness / gym instructing qualification and be able to communicate effectively in English.

E-learning Only 

Length of Course: A minimum of 10 days

Standard price: £899

Member price: £874

PLUS, a free British Weight Lifting Essentials CPD course - The Essentials of Weightlifting Technique.

PLEASE NOTE: we currently do not offer the Level 3 Certificate with practical learning.

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Get your Online Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal TrainingBOOK NOW

Or combine Level 2 and Level 3 courses and save up to £103: Email courses@britishweightlifting.org to book

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