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L3 Personal Trainer Level 3 | Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training

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The focus of the qualification is the role and scope of a Personal Trainer. This programme offers breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge in the health and fitness industry. The programme design combines both face to face and online learning delivery methods creating a flexible and workable part-time course.

Learners successfully completing this qualification will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3 and CIMPSPA. The qualification will help learners to find employment as a personal trainer in the fitness industry. It aims to promote good practice in personal training by working to a common standard which is nationally recognised.

Learners taking this qualification will study six units:

Applied anatomy and physiology for activity, health and fitness
Client motivation and lifestyle management
Programming personal training sessions
 Delivering personal training sessions
 Nutrition to support a physical activity programme
 Business acumen for personal trainers

The qualification will provide you with an insight into the skills and knowledge you require for working within the personal training sector. Many of the units covered will allow for transferrable skills and knowledge to be enhanced, such as marketing strategies, business development, and client lifestyle considerations. Once you have successfully completed this qualification, you will be able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3 and CIMPSPA, which will enhance your prospects for employment, aiding you to apply your newly founded abilities and knowledge.
SGS College Sports Department have strong working relationships with a variety of health and fitness professional and industries within the local community. These include leisure centres, health clubs, and the nationally renowned SGS College Sports Academies Strength and Conditioning provision.

Employees entering the sector can expect to earn in the region of Fitness Instructor – £14,000 - £30,000*
*(Average yearly salary data taken from the NationalCareersService.Gov.uk)

Funding and Financial Support Options
This course may have a variety of funding options available to you including:

  • Learner Loan Options
  • Regional Entitlements

For more information on these and other financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

How will I learn?

The programme will incorporate a range of internal assessment methods, including written assignments, portfolio of evidence, presentations, video evidence, practical assessment and internal examinations. You will receive online learning materials two weeks before the start of the programme, which must be completed prior to the delivery start date. The online learning materials will provide you with key underpinning knowledge preparing you for course delivery.

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Entry Requirements

It is a course requirement that learners will have completed the L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing before enrolling on this course. You must be aged 19+ to complete this course. There is no upper age limit.

Additional Information

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

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Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (1 day ago)

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Part-time 2021

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AvailabilityCourses start at various times throughout the year. If you can't see a suitable date, please contact our
Customer experience team 0800 0567 253.

25th Apr 2022 - 7th Jul 2022
25th Apr 2022 - 7th Jul 2022
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6:00pm - 9:00pm
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