Personal Training and Instruction Level 3 Certificate

Course overview

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer.

This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.

Scroll down for details on the entry requirements and how you’ll learn.

You will learn aboout anatomy and physiology including:

  • the heart and circulatory system
  • the musculoskeletal system
  • postural and core stability
  • the nervous, endocrine and energy systems and their relation to exercise and health

You will also learn how to:

  • maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
  • design, manage, and adapt a personal training programme with apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults of all ages

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

Assessment is completed through the development of a portfolio of evidence, worksheets, multiple choice exams, continuous assessments and practical assessment.

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Gym-Based Exercise (or equivalent)

Course Starts in 67 Days
  • 3 January 2022 - 13 June 2022
  • 17:30 - 20:30
  • Monday
  • 20 Weeks
    • Adult: £1417
    • 19+ Loans: £1417

      This course is eligible for Advanced Learner Loan funding.

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