British Weightlifting Courses

Become an approved Olympic Weightlifting Coach

Olympic weightlifting and weight training is growing in popularity every day. There are new weightlifting clubs, CrossFit Boxes and weight lifting classes starting on a weekly basis – weightlifting and more specifically Olympic weightlifting has never been so popular. Fitness HQ is one of a limited number of Training Providers throughout the UK who are approved to deliver the British Weightlifting qualifications, including the Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting and the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting. FHQ have some of the most experienced and talented tutors who not only practice what they preach but some have competed at the highest of levels including the Commonwealth Games.

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These qualifications are ideal for fitness enthusiasts who want to start coaching weight lifting or simply learn more about Olympic Lifts. You may also be a CrossFit coach, a competitor yourself, a Personal Trainer or just a fitness enthusiast who wants more knowledge and experience in this technical area, ensuring you deliver all Olympic Lifts safely and effectively.

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What will you cover on these courses?

The Level 1 Award and the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting will give you all the tools you need to be able to coach, teach and instruct all the key Olympic Lifts including the Snatch, Clean and Jerk. Furthermore, the Weightlifting Qualifications will enable you to plan a specific, progressive and a personalised training plan for beginner weight lifters and experienced weightlifters.

What career opportunities are there with this qualification?

Upon the completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting you will be able to set up and become your own weightlifting coach. You will also be able to support other coaches in an already established club. As well as this you will also be in a position to support the delivery of Olympic lifting sessions in CrossFit Boxes, Gyms and even with Sports Teams. Weightlifting coaches can expect to earn anything from £35 per hour up to in excess of £200 per hour if you set up your own club.

Packages

We have Weightlifting course packages to suit all levels:

Diploma Type Included Funding Available Price
WEIGHTLIFTING
  • Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting
No £800
ADVANCED WEIGHTLIFTING
  • Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
Yes Contact us for more information
MASTER WEIGHTLIFTING
  • Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
Yes Contact us for more information
ULTIMATE WEIGHTLIFTING
  • Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
  • 3 CPD Courses *
Yes Contact us for more information

* Note: 3 CPD courses are to be chosen from the following:

  • Kettlebells
  • Suspended Movement Training
  • Group Indoor Cycling
  • Instructing Circuit Training
  • Instructing Bootcamp Fitness Training
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Funding Available

You don’t need to pay anything until you earn over £21k a year.

 

If you’ve been considering a change in career or the pursuit of a fitness career but the cost of the qualification has put you off, then why not contact us for information regarding 0% Payment Plans and also possible Funding we can help you access to cover the cost of the qualification you want.

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Weight Lifting Course Testimonials

Sabrina Moore - Wales & Great Britain’s Powerlifting Champion

Sporting Acolades
Sabrina has competed at the World Championships representing Great Britain in Texas, America. Sabrina is renowned worldwide for her Deadlift which is over 3 times her body weight…wow! Sabrina has achieved many accolades over the years, some of which include the Welsh, British and the European Championships, broken National records and also the representation of Great Britain. Sabrina is a true athlete and we are fortunate enough to know her and support her!

About Sabrina

Sabrina is not only one of Cardiff’s most sought after personal trainers, but Sabrina is also a national powerlifting champion who competes on the international stage representing Great Britain. Day to day Sabrina is a personal trainer with a passion for helping clients who may be suffering with or have suffered with mental health conditions. Sabrina has featured on TV promoting exercise and physical activity and its ability to help combat mental health issues. For more information, visit: www.exercisinginnerstrength.co.uk.

Why FHQ?

The variety of courses FHQ have on offer is far above and beyond what other training providers offer. I have completed a couple of courses with their tutors and they are really knowledgeable and also have the experience where they can relate the theory to real life clients. In my opinion, if you are looking at weight lifting courses, then Fitness HQ is one of the best training providers around.

Interested?

Fitness HQ have some of the most experienced and successful coaches delivering our weight lifting qualifications. Our tutors have competed in the Commonwealth Games, Coached International Athletes and are well sought after professionals. All our courses are accredited and approved by British Weightlifting and 1st 4 Sport and we only use the very best facilities and venues for our courses.

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