REPs Circuit Training

What topics are covered by the course?

The circuit training course will develop students to a competent and confident level to plan and instruct circuit based group sessions, covering subjects including:

How to plan, teach and evaluate a safe and effective circuit training session
Appropriate health & safety considerations
Circuit training approaches & techniques
How to set up a circuit based class

Who should attend?

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym, Aqua or Exercise to Music) Writing and numeracy skills are also recommended for presentation of course work, however help can be given to those who need it. Minimum age is 16 years.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Upon successful completion learners will receive a Discovery Learning Circuit Training Certificate and 4 REPs points.

How will I be assessed?

2-3 hours pre-course reading followed by a one day tutorial and practical workshops (8 hours)

There will be a continuous and formative practical evaluation during the day.

This Circuit Instructor Course is available to existing personal trainers and fitness (gym) instructors who wish to deliver Circuit Training sessions.



Our Circuit Instructor courses is offered as a one day attendance workshop.

Circuit Instructor Course Objectives:

Planning and minimizing risk to include the Code of Ethics, Health and Safety Policies and Individual Goals and Objectives
Gathering and Analysing information from your group
Selecting Objectives for a circuit training session
Selecting and preparing equipment for a circuit training session - including kettle bells, buso balls, power bags etc
Prepare to Instruct a circuit session
Instructing a circuit session and how to improve individual performance
Circuit session structure and content to include a warm up, main CV training component, MSE, cool down and stretching
Ending a session and gathering feedback
Evaluating a Circuit Training Session to Develop Personal Coaching practice


Linked to the following National Occupational Standards:

D410 Plan and prepare a gym based exercise session
D411 Instructing a gym based exercise session
D414 Plan and prepare a group exercise to music session
D415 Instruct a group exercise to music session
D416 Evaluating coaching sessions and developing personal coaching practice

Guide Price: 125

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Sport & Recreation »
Duration: 1 Day

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