Bishop Burton is proud to be hosting Certificate in Fitness Instructing, a qualification from CYQ, the UK's leading health, fitness and wellbeing awarding body. This certificate is a fantastic step into the fitness industry and the foundation for further progression to becoming a personal trainer.
The gym environment is lively, diverse, and challenging but most of all, fun. You will have the opportunity to improve clients' overall well-being, enhance their fitness levels, improve their confidence and help them train for specific sports or events. You will be designing tailored gym programmes. encouraging gym users to train effectively and ensuring that theywork out safely.
You will be taught by a highly qualified tutor at Bishop Burton and receive all the guidance and support needed to pass the course.
As part of this course, you will study:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
- Principles of exercise, fitness and health
- Know how to support clients who take part in exercise
A 20-week programme, taking place on Tuesday evenings between 6-9pm.
The next course starts on 26th January 2017.
A range of CPD modules are often available within the gym environment.
- Work full time or part time as a gym instructor within a health and fitness club
- Work towards becoming a gym supervisor or fitness manager within a health and fitness club
- Deliver popular group classes (by taking CPD modules) including circuit training, Keiser cycle or core stability
- Build towards becoming a personal trainer by completing the remaining personal trainer modules
- Specialise in working with older adults or pre-natal and post-natal women.
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In order to complete this programme, you must:
- Be over 16 years of age
- Have experience in the gym environment, using cardiovascular equipment, fixed and free weights
- Have a good standard of fitness.
BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness)
“You get all the support you need here. The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work in the sporting industry now.”
Leia is passionate about sport and has been actively involved as a player, coach and volunteer throughout her time at Bishop Burton College.
She has captained the College netball academy team, represented Great Britain Colleges in netball and has also volunteered in rugby league, winning the RFL Young Volunteer Award.
In 2016, Leia was crowned ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ at the annual Bishop Burton College Sports Awards.
“You get all the support you need here,” said Leia. “The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work
in the sporting industry now.
“Winning Sports Personality of the Year was a really big surprise. We’d had a good year as a team but there was so much competition. I was really pleased with it."