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Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampusTotal Fees 
L3 Diploma in Personal Training01/03/202312/07/2023Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)£2,225.00Available for applications

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Learning Programmes at Level 3 and Below

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  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Income Support

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Information about this Course

Study Type
Part Time

Course Area
Sport & Sport Science

Entry Requirements
A level 2 Fitness or Gym instructing qualification Good level of English skills to access the materials Good levels of fitness

Course Information
The course is practically based and combines classroom learning in our modern facilities including sports hall and fully equipped gym that is open to the public. During this course you will learn the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work as a personal trainer. You will develop the knowledge you gained from your level 2 qualifications and complete 6 mandatory units. These units involve exploring anatomy and physiology, client motivation and lifestyle management, programming and developing personal training sessions, nutrition and business acumen. While completing this qualification, learners will develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees in this sector. Learners will develop ‘key skills’, such as team working, independent learning and problem solving, to employability skills such as an appreciation for appropriate behaviour and dress, appropriate interpersonal skills, communicating with professional colleagues, understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation.

Appropriate sports clothing may be required on some practical sessions.

Employment or self employment as a personal trainer, gym instructor or sports coach. Learners who complete this ualification can gain entry to the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory as a practitioner or gain entry to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 3.