Sports & Fitness
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

This qualification is designed for people wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to plan and deliver safe and effective gym-based sessions to a range of clients. It will also give you the qualifications required to enter the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2 to gain employment in a health and fitness establishment.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required, however, you will need a good level of communication and literacy skills. A L2 qualification in English or Literacy is preferred, however some exceptions may be made to those with L1 qualifications. In addition the course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential therefore applicants should be able to cope with the demands of the course.

Assessment Method

This course will be internally assessed via multiple choice examinations, a portfolio of evidence and practical demonstration and assessment.

Progression Opportunities

On completion of this course you will be able to progress into work as a fitness instructor or onto a Level 3 qualification in Personal Training.

Study Methods

This is a part-time programme which will be delivered on one full day per week for 18 weeks. During these sessions you will learn via a range of theory and practical lessons which will be delivered in our fully equipped classrooms, exercise studio and large on-site fitness centre. You will be required to undertake additional independent study throughout the course in order to complete various elements of your portfolio.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.