Become a Circuit Training Instructor for free.
This course is funded by the European Social Fund and is completely free of charge*.
A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
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.
Adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a circuit training instructor.
Fitness instructors who wish to widen their skills by offering group circuit training sessions. Please note that 16 to 18 year-olds may need to be supervised in the workplace, once they have achieved the qualification.
To train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in gym or exercise to music instruction, to a
professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.
To broaden the skills of gym or exercise to music instructors to include instructing group sessions in circuit
To develop learner’s ability to plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.
The Level 2 Award in Instructing circuit training is new to the Gateshead College fitness programme with the first course taking place on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March and 24th and 25th March. This 4 day course is aimed at fitness instructors who want to upskill their knowledge and become a circuit instructor. All learners will be required to provide a copy of their Level 2 Fitness Instructor certificate before the start of the course.
This qualification provides progression to the Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness.
Learners who wish to develop and demonstrate occupational competence in delivering exercise sessions.
Alternatively, it provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to
further their knowledge and skills, personal trainers working with specialist populations as well
as the general population. Learners may also progress on to qualifications in related sectors, like sports massage, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside gym instructing and circuit training in the health club environment.
*Disclaimer - to be eligible for free training you must be over 16 years old, live in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland or County Durham and have the right to live and work in the UK. Documentation evidence is required at enrollment in order to access this free programme.