Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions

Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions is aimed at Fitness instructors who wish to widen their skills by offering group circuit training sessions.

Instructors who already have knowledge and skills in gym or exercise to music instruction will be trained to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions

Entry Requirements

  • A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ ETM)
  • Some experience of circuit training is useful
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore some physical fitness is necessary
  • There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication)


Unit 1 – Planning a Circuit Training Session

  • Understand group circuit training
  • Understand different methods of circuit training
  • Understand the role of the circuit training instructor
  • Understand the implication of using music in a circuit training session

Unit 2 – Instructing a Circuit Training Session 

  • Know the safety considerations when teaching circuit training sessions
  • Be able to plan and instruct a safe and effective circuit training session
  • Be able to demonstrate a range of communication and evaluation skills appropriate for circuit training sessions
  • Undertake an evaluation of your own performance and prepare an action plan for improvement