YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions :: Bishop Burton College

Course: YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Department: Sport

Type: Short Course

Duration: Two days

The Course

The aim of this qualification is to provide those learners who already possess a valid fitness instructor qualification with the additional knowledge; understanding and skills required to plan and instruct group circuit training sessions.

This course has been designed to enhance the knowledge developed from taking the YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction: Gym-Based Exercise.

What You Study

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification: 

  • Methods of collecting participant information
  • Principles of screening participants prior to exercise including the use of the physical activity readiness questionnaire (PAR-Q)
  • How to use participant information to assist with the planning of safe and effective group circuit training sessions 
  • How to use music to enhance group circuit training sessions
  • Fundamentals of sports massage treatments.

Skills relating to the qualification:

  • Assessment and screening of participants
  • Preparing self, equipment and environment for group circuit training sessions
  • Instructing group circuit training sessions
  • Evaluating own performance.

How To Apply

If you’re interested in taking part, contact Mike Ridley by calling 01964 553000 or emailing mike.ridley@bishopburton.ac.uk.

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Leia Cole

BTEC Level 3 in Sport

“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.”