Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training

 
 
 
 

Introduction

The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.
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Entry Requirements

  • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
  • There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Aim

To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

Objective

  • To provide learners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to assess a clients current health and fitness status.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and conduct a physical activity session, within a variety of environments using multiple resources.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to perform a client consultation using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to communicate effectively to build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to prepare for employment or to set up in business on a self-employed basis.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to manage, evaluate and improve own performance.
  • To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to offer nutritional advice for physical activity based on clients needs.

Assessment

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

Career Progression

  • Learners can progress onto qualifications in related sectors, like Sports Massage, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside personal training in the health club environment or own business.
  • Alternatively, learners may broaden their knowledge and skills by progressing onto qualifications mapping to additional branches of the Level 3 Standards, such as Exercise Referral and Leisure Management.
This course costs
£0.00
Via our self-fund option

Payment Options

  • PAY IN FULL (receive 10% discount)
  • Or
  • VIA MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS

Advanced Learner Loan Available!


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