What opportunities will this course give me?
The level 3 Diploma in Personal Training qualifies you to design and deliver 1:1 and group sessions to help clients achieve their goals. Many candidates work in a self employed capacity while others work for established organisations. This course is internationally recognised as well as being REPS/CIMPSA regulated which enables all candidates to gain valid insurance to safely complete their desired job role in the UK or abroad. This qualification enables candidates to enrol onto further study in the fitness industry. Courses often undertaken by our learners are level 3 Sports Massage, Level 4 Nutrition and Level 3 exercise referral. Personal training is the gateway to many opportunities in the health and fitness sector and a requirement to move into a more specialist field such as working with special populations.
What will I be learning?
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.
Learners will cover:
Applied anatomy and physiology
Nutrition and its application to support a clients health
Health and wellbeing
Effective communication through client consultations to encourage long term change
Designing and planning effective personal training sessions for a range of clients in different environments
Executing physical activity session for a range of clients in different environments
Professional practice and legal requirements
Business acumen for working in both employed and self employment
Self evaluation and professional development.
Why is this course for me?
Classes will comprise of both theory and practical learning and the course will include a high volume of home study to complete coursework. Assessments will include internally assessed workbooks, externally marked theory assessment, client case study / profile and observation of practical activity.
How will my learning be enhanced?
Online platform (Google classroom) is used to facilitate all learning.
Practical session held in our modern gym and studio.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
First in Hampshire for student achievement rates
Experienced and dedicated tutors and assessors.
Excellent fitness facilities
Good support and guidance offered
What do I need to sign up?
You must hold a recognised qualification in level 2 in gym instructing to enrol on this course. If you are unsure if your qualification meets these requirements please contact us.
All learners must be willing to take part in physical activity and display confidence when leading an exercise session.
A pre-entry requirement for the course is the completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment in English.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is for qualified gym instructors wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as personal trainers. This course is suitable for those wishing to start their own business in the fitness industry.
Pens, paper, suitable clothing for practical sessions and a drink.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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