Course: CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction: Gym-Based Exercise

Department: Sport

Type: Short Course

Duration: 20 weeks

The Course

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. 

What You Study

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

How To Apply

Contact Mike Ridley by emailing mike.ridley@bishopburton.ac.uk or calling 01964 504160.

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Entry Requirements

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.

Leia Cole

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.”

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