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.


First Aid Awarenes (3 hour refresher) 

Wednesday 23rd May 6pm-9pm

Wednesday 25th July 6pm-9pm

This three-hour refresher course provides first aiders with an opportunity to practise and update their skills as a qualified first aider, at any time while their first aid certificate is valid.

  • During this course you willcover:
  • The basics of First Aid
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Different First Aid procedures
  • How and when to use First Aid procedures 


Emergency First Aid Course

Thursday 19th July 9am-5pm

£75 per learner

This is the one-day qualification for low risk workplaces. It is formally accredited by an awarding body and certificates are for three years.

Delegates will learn about the role and responsibilities of a first aider, how to deal with an unresponsive casualty who is / is not breathing, choking, external bleeding and minor injuries.

During this course you will cover:

  • First Aid Introduction
  • Legal Compliance
  • Managing Incidents
  • Treating Injuries
  • Prioritisation


Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructor Course (16th - 27th July 2018)

Become part of a fast growing industry with this Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.


This qualification comprises 6 mandatory units (24 credits). Throughout the duration of the course you will learn the skills and knowledge to enable you to plan , deliver and evaluate safe and effective gym and studio sessions at a professionally competent level.

Entry Requirements & Cost

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course. The cost of the course is £650 per person. If you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits, then you may be eligible for fee remission. 

For further information about funding, please contact Student Services on 01422 399 367.