Level 2 Award in Instructing Studio Cycling

Qualification Accreditation No: 600/1001/0

What is it?

This course is offered as an ACTIVE IQ qualification which is an internationally recognised qualification and is recognised at Level 2 by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) but does not provide entry to the register.


This qualification comprises two units:

R/503/0106 Unit 1 Planning a Studio Cycling Session
D/503/0108 Unit 2 Instructing a Studio Cycling Session

Successful achievement of both units must be achieved for the full qualification.

Who is it for? What are the employment opportunities?

Fitness instructors (age 16+) who wish to widen their skills by offering studio cycling /spinning sessions

How will I study?

For flexibility this course is offered as a blended learning programme. This entails a combination of home study and one training and assessment day.

  • Home study – you will study at home, at times and locations to suit you. As soon as you enrol we will send all your learning manuals/workbooks out to you so you can start straight away. You will have a dedicated Tutor who will contact you and support you through your learning journey.
  • Attendance - You will need to attend one training and assessment day.

How am I assessed?

Your assessment will be fully explained in detail to you and you will be fully supported throughout. It will consist of you completing worksheets and being observed by one of our tutors.

How long does it take to complete?

This varies and depends on the commitment and time you can give to the course and course availability.

Fee and payment

£240– Special offer 10% off! £216
A non refundable deposit of 20% is required on enrolment.
Payment Plans available (no credit checks, interest or admin fees)
We accept credit cards, debit cards, Direct debit, Bank transfer
Full payment required before attending for Attendance Days
Please see our terms and conditions for further information.

Entry Requirements:

Age 16 and above

A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ ETM)

•• Some experience of studio cycling is useful
•• The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary
•• There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2

When can I start on the course?
You can start right away!

Contact the Enrolment Team for further details 0844 357 5888

Venues across the West Midlands and North West

General Information on Instructing Studio Cycling

The indoor cycle and hence ‘spinning’ was invented in the 1980’s by Johnny G who whilst training for the Trans America cycle race was nearly killed by a car. He invented the indoor cycle so he could train safely at anytime whatever the weather.

When can I start on the course?You can start right away!

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