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Fitness Instructor

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Fitness instructors organise exercise programmes and lead groups in activities including aerobics, weight training, movement and dance, spin, aqua aerobics and circuit training. They may specialise in one area of work.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Fitness instructors in Scotland usually earn around £20.00 an hour. Some instructors can earn up to around £35 an hour.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2320
1.8 %
RISE
2024
2361
  United Kingdom
2019
36015
2.8 %
RISE
2024
37030

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
Tel: 0330 004 0004
Website: http://www.exerciseregister.org/
Twitter: @REPsUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/REPsUK

SkillsActive
Tel: 0330 004 0005
Website: http://www.skillsactive.com/
Twitter: @SkillsActive
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SkillsActive

SkillsActive is the Sector Skills Council for active leisure and learning, including sport, recreation, health and fitness, outdoor education and adventure.

YMCA Awards
Tel: 020 3994 9500
E-mail: awards.support@ymca.co.uk
Website: http://www.ymcaawards.co.uk
Twitter: @YMCAawards
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ymcaawards/

YMCAfit
Tel: 0370 218 8923
E-mail: ymcafit.bookings@ymca.co.uk
Website: http://www.ymcafit.org.uk/
Twitter: @ymcafit
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ymcafit

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