WorldSkills UK Fitness Trainer Competition regional heat competitors announced

The scores are in for the first stage of competition in the 2016 WorldSkills UK Fitness Trainer Competition.


The competition management team has marked all online tests and video showcases submitted for this year’s competition and invited 60 Gym Instructors and 40 Personal Trainers to compete at a regional heat.

Regional heats are taking place in the Gym Instructor competition, sponsored by YMCA awards and the Personal Trainer Competition, sponsored by Active IQ at five colleges across the UK–

  • Loughborough College – Wednesday 4 May
  • Exeter College – Monday 9 May
  • Queen Mary’s College – Tuesday 17 May
  • Tyne Metropolitan College – Wednesday 18 May
  • City of Glasgow College – Friday 20 May


Competitors will be marked by two judges from our expert team, to decide who will take one of the coveted spaces at our National Semi Final taking place at LoughboroughUniversityon Tuesday 5 July. There are 12 spaces in the Gym Instructor Competition and nine in the Personal Trainer Competition.

Have a look at some of our favourite video submissions from this year’s competition and pick your own favourite.

Personal Trainer Competition – Sponsored by Active IQ

Jack Burbank – Loughborough College

Miyazim Ibryamov – Coleg Gwent

Thomas Gallivan – Coleg Gwent

Lyndsay Williams – Preston’s College

Gym Instructor Competition – Sponsored by YMCA awards

Kaja Choma – Belfast Metropolitan College

Mark Njika – Exeter College

Kayla Middleton – Fife College