• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work unsupervised as a personal trainer in sport and active leisure. Learners who successfully complete this qualification will be eligible for registration with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 3 Personal Trainer.

This qualification will:

  • focus on the study of personal training within the leisure sector
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
  • provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical and technical skills.
Level
Level 3
Awarding Body
Active iQ
Course Fees
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Upcoming Course Dates

Course Code Course Title Course Dates Course Duration Weekday Times Price Remitted Fee
Course Code Course Title Course Dates17/10/2018 Course Duration12 weeks WeekdayWednesday and Thursday evening Times17:00 - 21:00 Price Remitted Fee
Course Code Course Title Course Dates20/02/2019 Course Duration12 weeks WeekdayWednesday and Thursday Times17:00 - 21:00 Price Remitted Fee

Units and Structure

  • Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Motivate clients to maintain long term adherence to exercise and physical activity
  • Evaluate exercise and physical activity programmes
  • Design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with clients
  • Deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a personal training programme
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

You will need to have  level 2 Gym Instructors qualification before starting the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

You will need to have  level 2 Gym Instructors qualification before starting the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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