What is the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training Course?
The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer.
This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.
What does the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course involve?
Whilst enrolled upon the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course you will study a range of modules, including:
Beginning a career in the fitness industry
Encouraging clients to incorporate activity into their lifestyle and understanding of health benefits
The effects of exercise on the body
Group personal training
Gym exercising – Planning and Instructing
Children – Fitness and Diet
Understanding emergency procedures in a fitness environment
Understanding and Controlling risks in a fitness environment
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business
Customer care and Dealing with enquiries
Insurance and Tax
Marketing yourself as a personal trainer
Health and Safety
During the conclusion of the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course, you will be evaluated by a number of written and Practical scenarios, including:
105-minute multiple choice examination (Anatomy & Physiology)
90-minute multiple choice examination (Principles of Exercise & Fitness)
Client case study
You must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent with the following components:
Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Principles of exercise, fitness and health
It is advisable that you have a current First Aid Certificate. Candidates must also have good health, since the course involves a practical component. A sporting background is advantageous as well.
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