0208 543 1017

Download Prospectus Discovery Learning Discovery Learning

Children’s Fitness Courses

  • Children’s Fitness

  • Level 2


Do you like working with children aged 5 to 16 on improving their overall health and fitness? If so, then this is the perfect course for you. The Discovery Learning Children’s Fitness course is designed to teach you the best ways to deliver fun, safe and effective physical exercise sessions for children.

Who is the health related exercise course for?

This course is designed for fitness instructors and personal trainers, youth workers or teachers who would like to focus on working with children and engage them in fun activities that would help develop their muscular strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness.


This is a blended learning part-time course that would require a minimum of 4 weeks home learning followed by one full weekend attendance.


There are no prerequisites for this course but we do require that our students have a good command of English (written and spoken), some experience working with children, good level of fitness and willingness to learn.


On this course, you will learn:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Principles of Exercise and Health
  • Maintaining Health, Safety and Welfare in Fitness Environments
  • Programming Safe and Effective Children’s Class
  • Instructing Safe and Effective Children’s Class
  • Supporting Your Group to Adhere to Exercise, inclusive of common child conditions such as asthma, dyspraxia and obesity


You will need to complete the following assessments:

- 1 x case study (to be completed at home)

- 1 x video evidenced practical assessment - students will film themselves taking a class and send it in for review.

- 4 x Worksheets

- 2 x Theory exams (60 minutes each)

- 1 x continuous practical assessment (on course)

What certificates will I receive?

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Exercise and Physical Activity for Children.

REPs points: 20

Is this course recognised?

The qualification is nationally recognised qualification (recognised by REPs).

What support will I get?

While studying health related exercise with Discovery Learning, you will have full access to our online interactive study platform that includes video tutorials, images, manuals, mock exam questions as well as other learning tools to aid you. You will also benefit from our Student Support team who can assist with problems outside the classroom as well as our in-house tutors who will be there to assist the students on the course days.

Booking Options

From £380

Part time courses available

Call us
0208 543 1017

Request Callback

I’ve just completed my strength training and sports conditioning and I wanted to compliment the course leader on a very informative and enjoyable course.

Maralyn Wragg

Our Aftercare Promise

The Discovery Learning experience doesn’t necessarily have to stop once you finish your course. We can help you find employment, recommend trustworthy third parties for your business or we can assist with getting interviews.

We are always one phone call or email away if you need any further assistance with the development of your new fitness industry career.

0203 145 0188