Adult Courses

Personal Training (YMCA Level 3 Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

To enrol on this course, you will be expected to have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (or equivalent)


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This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to progress to a career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis. You 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
  • healthy lifestyle behaviours and long term change
  • planning effective personal training sessions
  • professional practice and legal requirements for business acumen
  • Assessment Criteria

    You will be assessed through a range of practical assessments, coursework, and exams

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What Can This Course Lead To

This course will enable tor go directly into employment. Careers include:

  • Gym / fitness Instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Exercise referral specialist
  • Sports massage
  • Circuit training

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