Everything you need to know about Renewals!

Who can renew?

Anyone who holds a BGU cheerleading or dance qualification. We also accept some in person Cheer qualifications from other industry providers. For more information and to see if you are eligible to renew please contact us via the website or call 0208 669 3733.

What qualification can I renew online?


  • Level 1
  • Levels 1&2
  • Level 3
  • Levels 4/5/6

Renewals include reassessment of coaching knowledge in stunts, tumbling and basket tosses as well as a general safety test. You only have to renew your last exam level/s.



  • Pom, Jazz & Lyrical
  • Hip Hop


Currently our Pom, Jazz & Lyrical and Hip Hop courses are being taught online at £75.00. The price of the online renewal is currently £72.00. We encourage those with an existing dance qualification seeking renewals to simply register for an online course. These courses contain updated content. 


When can I renew?


Cheer and Dance coaches may renew their qualification within the period of validity of their existing qualification as stated on their certificate and up to 3 months after this date.  Expired certificates over 3 months can still be renewed. (please see RESTART information below).

I need my resuts in a hurry?



If you need your results in a hurry you can choose to FAST TRACK your results at no extra cost. You will receive your result and E-certificate the same day as full submission of exam. If you would like to discuss further, please get in touch.

How do I renew online?

  • STEP 1 - Select the course you wish to renew from the drop-down menu below.

            Complete the payment as normal. 

            Once payment has been made you will receive confirmation of your renewal request via email.

  • STEP 2 - You will receive your digital exam within 72 hours.
  • STEP 3 - You have 1 week to submit your completed exam/s for levels 1-3 and 2 weeks for levels 4/5/6.

             You will receive your results and electronic certificate within 2 weeks of  submission of all relevant information.         



Renewal (Cheer/Dance)

Your current certificate must be no more than 3 months expired. Results will be received within 3/4 working days of exam submission. If you require quicker results, please choose FAST TRACK option. Results will be received the same day of exam submission.


We have reduced the cost until 31st December 2022




Restart your coaching qualifications!

We understand that the last 2 years have been hard on all of us and we want to help restart your coaching/teaching journey and get coaches & teachers back into the gyms and studios. 



RESTART is an Online renewal qualification created to assist coaches & teachers who hold an expired qualification. 


Who can sign up for RESTART

If you have a Cheer or Dance qualification that expired in 2020 or 2021, you can sign up for a RESTART renewal.


How much does RESTART cost

RESTART costs the same amount as as a general online renewal - £72.00 


Can I complete in my own time

Yes, you are given 2 weeks to submit exams. These are completed online and in your own time.


What qualification will I receive once I have completed the RESTART renewal

You will receive a full 3 year insurable qualification on successful completion.


How long will it take to receive my results

You will receive your results and certificate 5-7 working days of final submission of online exams.


What if I need results urgently

If you need your result quickly please contact the office and we can fast track your renewal.


Can I speak with an instructor before I complete my exams

Yes, We offer a FREE 1:1 Zoom session with an instructor if you wish to go over anything before starting your exams.

We are also available through your renewal process if you have any questions.


How do I sign up for RESTART

Simply click on the qualification below you wish to renew and we will take it from there! Once your booking has been processed you will receive an email containing the links you your exams and details on how to complete.


RESTART - Online Renewal Qualification

We have reduced the cost until 31st December 2022

For qualification that expired in 2020 & 2021 - Results will be received within 3/4 working days of exam submission. If you require quicker results, please choose FAST TRACK option. Results will be received the same day of exam submission.



General Q&As

  • You will not be covered by insurance if you do not hold an in-date qualification.
  • Digital exams can be completed on a smart phone/iPad/Laptop or PC
  • BGU Staff are available to call or email during office hours for personal help throughout the process with continued support afterwards if you should need it.
  • You can only renew a qualification you have previously taken in person.
  • To move up levels you must attend an in-person course.
  • If you are more than 3 months expired, we can still help. Please see our RESTART above or contact us via the website and include the level, expiry date and the full name on your certificate.
  • Once exam links have been submitted to coaches refunds are not possible even if exams are not completed. 

To continue your Professional Development, we also advise that you keep the following up to date:

  1. DBS Criminal Record Check
  2. Safeguarding qualification
  3. First Aid qualification

You can also find great resources to support your programme/school at learning.nspcc.org.uk