Short Courses

Short Courses

Looking to become a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer or Fitness Studio Instructor? Look no further than Calderdale College. Enrol on to one of our brand new Health & Fitness courses today! Calderdale College in partnership with other leading fitness professionals now offer recognised Health & Fitness qualifications We offer flexible training at a low cost. Career advice and guidance available from our experienced industry professionals

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Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (QCF)

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective gym or studio sessions. This qualification will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2 and can be achieved in the context of gym or exercise to music.

Next course start date: 16th July - 27th July 

Cost: £650

         Unemployed?  You may be eligible for a FREE course

Qualifications needed: This qualification is open to all

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, or experience of studio-based exercise classes is highly recommended

How to apply: Please register your interest by emailing call 01422 399316. You will be invited to attend a pre-start interview

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)

This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual and groups of client in a personal training setting. Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting, or alternatively in a self-employed environment.

It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.

Next course start date: 9th April - 20th April

Course: Level 2 Certificate in Exercise to Music

Course start date: TBC

This qualification is open to learners that have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.

Some experience of studio-based exercise classes is highly recommended

Course: Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Next course: 

Qualifications needed: A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at levels 3 and 2 respectively.

How to apply: Please register your interest by emailing or call 01422 399316

Cricket Coaching

Start your coaching career with a Level Two Certificate in Coaching Children Cricket. Coaching children is a challenging and enormously rewarding role within the coaching pathway. 

Players need expertise, support and passion at every level of their development; this course is designed with your players’ needs at its core. 

The cost of the course is £300 per person.

Session ContentDatesTimes
Physical/Theory19/11/179am - 4pm
Physical/Theory26/11/179am - 4pm
First Aid14/02/186pm - 9pm
Physical/Theory18/02/189am - 4pm
Assessment25/02/189am - 4pm

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 17 years at the start of the course and 18 years on the date of assessment and attend every day of the course, complete home-study online e-module tasks in between modules and six sessions of supported practice in your own club coaching environment.

We are delighted to be in partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

For more information on the course or to book your place please contact the Inspire Centre on 01422 399 331

Alternatively, you can complete this registration form and return to the Inspire Centre, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3UZ.

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