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LEVEL 3 IN PERSONAL TRAINING

Qualification

YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

Course Code

21P1SPT00142

Duration

15 Weeks

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold 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).

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

Cost

£1305

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is suitable exisiting experience in gym instructing with a level 2 qualification.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Learners will attend an 8 Hour class once a week, this will delivered through a blend of online and classroom learning.

The following topics will be covered:

  • 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

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Tuesday 11 January 2022 (Exact running times coming soon)

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus

A Degree on your doorstep

With our HNC/HND in Sport and Exercise Science programme, you’ll work towards a Higher Education qualification. Our teaching team brings a variety of experience and subject specialisms within the sporting sector; ensuring we are able to facilitate each student’s individual learning journey. Ideal for learners taking their first steps in Higher Education or returning to study after a break. Find out more.