Circuit Training Course

Become an Expert in Leading Balanced Group Circuit Training Fitness Classes

CPD Fitness Course: Circuit Training

Circuit training may be challenging, but it gets results! One of the most effective methods of fitness training, circuit training has a long history of proven results. As such a fundamental skill, being qualified in circuit training routines should be central to any fitness expert's repertoire.

OriGym’s CPD Circuit Training Instruction course covers the central elements of a balanced circuit training session for groups, strengthening your knowledge and building your reputation as an elite personal trainer.

This course costs just £129, but you can take all six OriGym CPD courses for just £488 - that's nearly £50 saved per course!

Entry Requirements:

Level 2 Gym Instructor

Course Type:

CPD Short Course

Course Length:

1 Day



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The CPD Circuit Training course at OriGym provides fitness professionals with the essential knowledge to plan and lead group circuit training sessions. Completing the course will equip you with the skills to safely instruct fun, challenging and engaging circuit training sessions, enhancing your clients’ endurance and building muscular strength through mixed high-intensity aerobic and resistance training activities. 

Course Length: 1 day face-to-face CPD workshop
Entry Requirements: Level 2 Gym Instructor. Students must also be aged 16+.
Accreditations: Our CPD course are accredited by REPS, CIMSPA and PD Approval.
Cost: £129 per course, or all six for £488.

In order to be an effective Circuit Training instructor, you’ll need to be equipped with a wide range of skills and abilities to plan, demonstrate and lead clients through regimes. During your intensive day-long Circuit Training workshop, you’ll cover topics such as:

The Benefits of Circuit Training

As a workshop group, you’ll discover and discuss the benefits of circuit training for clients and the practical applications of circuit training to help different types of clients to achieve their goals. 

Circuit Training Health and Safety

It’s important to ensure that your circuit training sessions are being run with yours and your client’s health and safety in mind. This module will run through the potential safety concerns and how to prepare for them.

Circuit Training Styles

In this two-hour module combining teacher led learning and practical delivery you’ll learn about the various types of circuit training designed to target different muscle groups, competitive circuit training, sport-specific training and more. 

Circuit Training Session Planning

In this module, you’ll pull everything you’ve learnt so far together to write circuit training session plan, including a warm-up, main session and cool-down. You’ll also discover how to identify and prepare aims for each session and how to communicate these to your clients. 

Observational Assessment

The circuit training CPD course ends with a 90-minute long observational assessment where you will be tasked with demonstrating your knowledge of circuit training through practical delivery of a circuit training session that is fun, motivational, safe and effective.

CPD Fitness courses are assessed through an observed assessment on the day of attendance. You will need to demonstrate your skill and competence in front of a qualified teacher and assessor who will lead your training.

OriGym is proud to qualify over 9,000 fitness professionals each year, more than any other company. We also successfully place over 80% of students in job roles right after qualifying; that is the highest rate in the industry.

We are also ISO9001 certified and are one of only a handful of providers to hold this worldwide certificate of excellence.

We are official partners with the Ministry of Defence, we run courses for QMU University, and also run the Academy for Sports Direct & JD Gyms, and are proud partners of over 200 fitness brands worldwide.

We were nominated by the Active Training Awards, the biggest awards ceremony in the UK, for ‘most innovative training provider of the year’ and ‘training provider of the year’ for two years running.

If you are still not convinced, check out our reviews on Trustpilot, where we have hundreds of reviews from very satisfied customers.

OriGym believes courses and education should be obtainable for anyone who wants to start a career within the fitness sector. We own a vast majority of training venues through our sister company, thus massively reducing overheads which other companies cover with higher fees. We also do not apply unnecessary admin fees, certification charges or exam fees that many of our competitors apply.

Absolutely! We have centres that accommodate for the physically impaired, which are fully equipped with lifts, ramps and disabled toilets. We have had dozens of physically impaired individuals complete our course and go on to be very successful personal trainers within the industry.

Submit us an enquiry detailing your disability and we can assess your suitability to undergoing this form of training. 

OriGym does offer a few funding streams for students. 

We are proud partners of the MOD (Ministry of Defence) who provide funding for current and former military personnel for qualifications that are Level 3 and above.

OriGym is also partner with the PFA (Players Football Association), who help current and former professional footballers with funding towards their qualifications.

Additionally, we partner with the PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association), who help current and former professional cricketers with funding towards their qualifications. 

Discounts for current and former rugby professionals through the RPA (Rugby Players Association) can also be obtained on enrolment.

Evidence of affiliation with these organisations is obtained prior to enrolment and is subject to check from each respective organisation.

Should you fail a CPD fitness assessment, you are welcome to come back and complete the course and assessment again.

Students seeking to take specialised CPD fitness courses should hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification at the minimum. Students will also need to be aged 16 years or older to enrol.

All of our CPD fitness courses are endorsed and accredited by REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals), CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity), and PD Approval.

This CPD course is delivered on one full day, during a face-to-face workshop at one of our twelve nationwide venues.

This course covers the essential knowledge required to deliver effective circuit training sessions for your fitness clients, assisting them to develop their stamina and achieve their fitness goals.

Topics covered include the benefits of circuit training, health and safety during circuit training, circuit training styles, and how to plan and deliver successful circuit training sessions.


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Fully Accredited

Our CPD courses are accredited by REPS, CIMSPA and PD Approval, earning points towards your professional membership.

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We’re partnered with leading UK and international gym brands, providing unique career opportunities to all students.

Alumni Benefits

Hundreds of exclusive discounts including supplements, clothing & insurance to help you excel as a fitness professional.

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  • Sport Direct Fitness

Available Packages

Advanced Fitness CPD Bundle

  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
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Gold Personal Trainer Course Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
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  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
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Save £286 by booking all six of our CPD courses together and become the ultimate personal trainer.

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