Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions


The Active IQ course in Instructing Circuit Sessions, has been put together to train learners, who already have knowledge and skills in gym or exercise to music instruction. On completion of the course, the fitness instructor will have be able to work plan and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions at a professionally competent level.

The Active IQ Award in Instructing Circuit Sessions is at Level 2 on the Qualifications and Credit 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.

Entry Requirements

  • A suitable Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification e.g. Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ETM).
  • Some experience of circuit training is useful.

Qualification Structure

This qualification comprises 2 units (5 Credits).

> Unit 1 Planning a Circuit Training Session

> Unit 2 Instructing a Circuit Training Session


Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

Career Progression

This circuit training instructor course provides progression to the Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training. Learners may also progress onto related sectors such as Sports Massage.