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This Personal Training Level 3 Diploma allows you to work on a one to one basis with a wide variety of clients. 

On successful completion, you can work as a personal trainer in a gym or become self-employed. You can add bolt on courses such as exercise to music, spin, yoga and pilates.

 

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

Units covered are health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, principles of exercise, fitness and health, know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, programming personal training with clients, delivering personal training sessions, applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity program. 

A nationally recognised Level 3 Personal Training qualification is gained. You will competently be able to assess clients, devise a personalised training programme and deliver a training session confidently.

 

How I'll learn

There are elements of practical and theory based lessons.

 

How I'll be assessed

Assessment is in the form of practical, presentations and assignment writing.
 

 

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be over the age of 18 and have GCSE maths and English grade c or 4, or above. A Fitness Instructing Level 2 qualification would be desirable, but not essential.

You can also go onto Level 4 qualifications such as GP referral, cardiac rehabilitation and pre and postnatal exercise.

 

How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘apply now’ on your chosen programme page.

You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.