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Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Ever wanted to look beach body ready like a Love Island contestant? How do you think your personal trainer got those rip-roaring toned biceps? The Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer in a variety of settings.

Course NAME

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

DURATION 6 months
FROM £1,417
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Becoming a Personal Trainer
ELIGIBILITY 18+ years
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent, with relevant experience

COURSE UNITS
1

Beginning a career in the fitness industry


2

Anatomy

the skeleton
cardiovascular system
muscles and somatotypes
the nervous system
joints.

3

Collecting and analysing nutritional information and nutritional goal setting

Obesity and Diabetes
Diet and fitness

4

Encouraging clients to incorporate activity into their lifestyle and understanding of health benefits

The effects of exercise on the body
How to safely monitor exercise intensity
GP and exercise referral
Preparing fitness plans for clients

5

Children – Fitness and Diet

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Fitness training for disabled people

6

The different kinds of fitness training

Pilates Instructor
Yoga Instructing
Outdoor fitness
Group personal training

7

Marketing yourself as a personal trainer

Finance
Insurance and Tax
Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business

ASSESSMENT

105-minute multiple choice examination (Anatomy & Physiology), 90-minute multiple choice examination (Principles of Exercise & Fitness) and Practical assessment Client case study

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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

Outdoor fitness

Children – Fitness and Diet

Yoga Instructing

Pilates Instructor

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

Finance

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)

Practical assessment

Client case study

Eligibility

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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FAQs

Personal trainers talk to clients to find out about their fitness level and health history while giving clients advice on health, nutrition and lifestyle changes and helping clients with their workouts.
To become a personal trainer, you would normally be an experienced fitness instructor with a recognised qualification.
You should have a real passion for fitness as well as enjoy helping other people with their health, fitness and diet. It is helpful to have communication skills that enables you to build rapport with clients
The qualification aims to provide learners with the understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Personal Trainer in a variety of settings.
With a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification you will learn a variety of skills, including: safety in a fitness environment, customer service, anatomy and physiology, personal training programmes and sessions, and nutrition.
Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.
The average salary for a UK personal trainer is currently £19,468 per year.
Top quality Top Quality Course
Customer Satisfaction
9630 People Trained
90 % Pass Rate
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