Course overviewThis qualification is suitable for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who wish to progress to a career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis.
This qualification is mapped directly to:
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer
Level of entry onto REPS: Level 3
Learners will cover:
•Anatomy and physiology knowledge as applicable to personal training.
•Nutrition and its application to support a client’s health and physical activity programme
•Health and wellbeing and factors that affect this
•Effective communication during client consultations to promote and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and long term change
•Designing and planning effective Personal Training sessions for a range of clients in different environments
•Executing effective physical activity sessions for a range of clients in different environments
•Professional practice and legal requirements for Personal Training
•Business acumen for working in both an employed role and for self-employment
•Self-evaluation and professional development
YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebell Training sessions can be combined with this quaification for a one off additional £30 fee. Kettlebell course to be delivered on the 24/04/21
What are the entry requirements?
*If only completing Level 3 element, Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym must have been completed prior.
How is it assessed?
•Learner Assessment Record
•Multiple Choice Theory paper (external)
•Portfolio of evidence
What financial support is on offer?
You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or Higher Education Loan to help with the costs of your course if you are 19 or older and the course you are studying is an eligible Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.
What can I do next?
•Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
•Level 3 Diploma in Increasing Participation in Sport and Active Leisure in Community Settings
•Level 3 Diploma in Sport
•Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
•Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates
•Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga
•Level 3 special populations-related qualifications.
•Apprenticeship in Personal Training
How do I find out more?
Exercise & Fitness
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