Fitness Course Tutor

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to deliver Short Course Health & Fitness programmes for an exciting, innovative training provider. Velocity Academy are looking for a candidate who is experienced in the field of Personal Training and Sports Massage tuition and assessing. The role will involve the delivery of the Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training and Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage programmes. Velocity Academy have one of the largest agreements for funded fitness courses in the North of England so, your caseload will consist of Advanced Learner Loans, Adult Education Budget funding and self-financed students.


  • Responsible for the required number of learners in accordance with company guidelines
  • Responsible for designing/updating the Fitness portfolio delivery models in line with Active IQ requirements
  • To work as part of a team to create the resources and materials required to deliver the Fitness portfolio standards
  • To deliver teaching and learning sessions via a variety of delivery channels (Classroom/Remote)
  • To ensure learner retention is at an acceptable level
  • Review learner’s performance in accordance with operational and quality requirements
  • To mark learner work and make accurate assessment decisions in a timely manner and following Velocity marking procedure
  • Motivate/drive learners to achieve in line with agreed targets and deadlines
  • Deliver and support the learning process
  • Monitor Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity and Safeguarding within the settings
  • To provide effective IAG (Information, advice and guidance) service to both internal and external clients/ customers
  • Promote Velocity Academy at every opportunity with employers and learners, as well as all other internal and external parties
  • Actively market business opportunities and report accordingly
  • Manage own time effectively in order to progress learners including completion of paperwork and updating of systems, ensuring deadlines are met



  • A good standard of general education
  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths
  • Health & Fitness career experience
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualified
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Qualified
  • Teacher, training qualifications (eg: CTLLS, DTLLS, Cert-Ed)
  • TAQA or equivalent qualification (eg: D32/33, A1, CAVA)

Desirable but not essential 

  • Internal Quality Assurance Certificate
  • Degree Level qualification in Health & Fitness


  • Ability to plan, organise and priorities own workload
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Good customer contact skills – customer orientated
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Role: Permanent

Salary: £25,000+ Dependent on experience + Bonuses

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