Level Three Diploma in Personal Training

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is to develop your existing knowledge and skills to a professional level in gym instruction, allowing you to become a certified personal trainer. This professional qualification builds on the knowledge previously gained on the Level 2 gym instructor qualification.  The qualification fully meets CIMSPA professional standards.

Course Code PS219/1

You can enrol online for this course from 1 August.  

What will I study?

  • Further knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to personal training
  • Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing
  • Effective communication skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change
  • Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources
  • Legal and professional requirements for personal training
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve your own performance

How will I be assessed?

The assessment for this course comprises 4 elements:

 

  • Coursework/Project.
  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

Entry requirements

You must already hold a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and maths involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication and maths pitched at level 2 (as a minimum).

Additional information

 

Advanced learner loan funding is available for this qualification.  £724.00

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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