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.
  • Duration

    This course takes place over two days on a weekend, 9am - 4pm. 

  • Cost

    £80 per person.

  • 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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