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Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Course Code: YMICTS

Level: 2
Subject area: Sport & Leisure
Awarding body: YMCA
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Six weeks (plus blended learning)
When you'll study: Saturdays, 9.00am to 5.00pm

About the course

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

What you'll learn

The course covers the following areas:

  • 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.
Entry requirements

You will need to hold a level 2 fitness instructor qualification and level 1 qualifications in English and maths.

Assessments/Exams

You will be assessed via coursework, assessments and a practical examination.

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress to a level 3 qualification in physical fitness, such as the Instructing Outdoor Fitness award at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Part-time

Course Code: YMICTS

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £275

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: YMICTS

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £275

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.