Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (ONLINE)

£899.00

This qualification provides:

  • 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 if they wish to.
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance.
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Description

This qualification will further develop learners, who have existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction, to enable them to pursue a career in personal training. During the qualification learners will cover the following:

  • Further knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to personal training.
  • Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness.
  • 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 own performance.

Entry Requirements:

  • A suitable 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).

Target Learners:

  • Gym instructors wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as personal trainers.
  • Individuals, who already hold a gym instructor qualification, wishing to become self-employed running their own personal training business.

Progression:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
  • Level 4 special populations-related qualifications.
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness.
  • Learners may also progress onto qualifications in related sectors, e.g. Sports Massage, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practise sports massage alongside personal training in a health club environment or in their 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.
  • The qualification will provide knowledge and practical skills to enhance provision alongside other academic courses such as: National Diploma in Sports Studies, A-level PE and HND in Sport and Leisure.