Exercise, Health and Fitness Studies: VTCT Level 2 Diploma

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If you’re starting your journey into a career as a fitness instructor – this course is a great move in the right direction.

Through it, you will develop excellent practical skills in exercise, leisure activities and fitness testing – also becoming an approved emergency first aider too.

What I'll learn

You will learn a range of units that cover

  • how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • anatomy and physiology for exercise

You will competently be able to assess clients, devise a personalised training programme and deliver a training session confidently.


How I'll learn

The course involves a mixture of theoretical and practically based work.


How I'll be assessed

Assessment is through a mixture of practical assessments, portfolio evidence and short answer examinations.


Entry Requirements

Four GCSE grade D (3) or above including English Language and Maths, or achievement on a Level 1 Foundation Pathway including Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 1.


How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy.

You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs). 

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.