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LEVEL 3 IN PERSONAL TRAINING

Qualification

YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

Course Code

22P1SPT00142

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 may be able to progress on to further study in a range of exercise fields including (but not limited to):

  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

Cost

£851

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

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

Perfect for people interested in: Sports career; athletic pursuits; teaching sport; keeping fit; motivation; healthy living; coaching; motivation techniques; nutrition and health

Perfect for people interested in: professional qualifications; career development; education career; working with young people; motivation

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

For future dates, please get in touch.

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus