YMCA Award In Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Cornwall College Camborne | St Austell LEVEL: 2 Sports & Fitness

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.

The content therefore reflects the competencies required to become a safe and effective group circuit training instructor.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement. For more details please click here.


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You’ll need:

Learners need to have achieved all of the following pre-requisite units:

  • A/600/9017 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • H/600/9013 - Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • M/600/9015 - Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • T/600/9016 - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Ideally the Level 2 Instructing Fitness Instructor.

You’ll learn:

• Anatomy and physiology covering the heart and circulatory system, the respiratory system, structure and function of the skeleton, musculoskeletal system, postural and core stability, the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise

• How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

• How to communicate with clients effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme

• An understanding of the benefits of a balanced diet and its contribution to a healthy lifestyle

• An understanding of the principles of customer service

• How to plan and prepare group circuit training sessions

• How to deliver group circuit training sessions

You’ll love:

Learning from our highly qualified instructors in a friendly environment.

You’ll go on to:

You can work as a fully qualified circuit instructor, offer classes within the organisation you work within or as a self-employed instructor.

You can progress onto the Level 3 certificate in Personal Training.


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YMCA Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Start Date





2 weeks

YMCA Award in Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.


St Austell


2 weeks

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