Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training (ONLINE)

£1,750.00

This qualification is designed 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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Description

This qualification aims 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.

During the qualification learners will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness.
  • Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness.
  • Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing.
  • Analysis of client information using the most accepted techniques.
  • Assessment of a client’s current health and fitness status.
  • Planning and conducting of physical activity sessions, within a variety of environments using multiple resources.
  • Client consultations using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change.
  • Communication skills to effectively build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals.
  • 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 own performance.

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 an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Target Learners:

  • Aged 16+.
  • Wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as personal trainers.
    (N.B: 16–18-year-olds may need to be supervised in the workplace, once they have achieved the qualification).

Progression:

This qualification provides progression to:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
  • Level 3 Award in Designing Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise Programmes.
  • Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults.
  • Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
  • Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.