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Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions

The Active IQ Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions is at level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework. It is also recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 2, but does not provide access onto the Register. Entry onto the Register is gained via a recognised level 2 fitness qualification.

This course will train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in gym or exercise to music instruction, to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.

SportBU is a training provider for nationally recognised Active IQ qualifications for health and fitness. Active IQ provide the qualifications delivered by the top training providers in the country so utilise your connection with Bournemouth University and receive the same course at a fraction of the cost.

The blended learning programme allows you to complete most of your theoretical study in your own time (you will need access to a computer with the internet) with attendance at Bournemouth University for practical workshops and exams.

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Key information

Next start date:

April 2020


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


1 Day

Entry requirements:

A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ ETM). The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of 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 pitched at level 2. Some experience of circuit training is useful.

Course details

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions will broaden the individuals skills of gym or exercise to music instructors to include instructing group sessions in circuit training sessions.

This qualification comprises of two units:

  • Unit 1 - Planning a Circuit Training Session (Y/502/5702)
  • Unit 2 - Instructing a Circuit Training Session (H/502/5704)

Successful achievement of both units must be achieved for the full qualification.

Your assessment will include:

  • Coursework/Project
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.


Course: Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions (Single Day Course)

Attendance Dates & Time: 17 July 2020, 9-6pm

Application Deadline: 12 July 2020

Cost BU: £130

Community: £130

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How to apply

To book on the course, please complete our online form. For all course and booking enquiries, please email or call +44(0)1202 965012

Booking deadline: 12 July 2020.

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