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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 CIMSPA. 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 CIMSPA, 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.
How will I learn?
This course is based at our dynamic and exciting WISE Campus in Stoke Gifford. Located within easy reach of the city of Bristol and moments away from Bristol Parkway and Filton Abbey Wood train stations.
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 and an induction video, two weeks before the start of the programme. These materials 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.
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 for this course.
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.
You may be eligible to apply for one or more types of funding support for this course. You can find out more and check eligibility using the 'Course Cost Evaluator'
Course fees explained
The course fee is usually broken down into three components which are materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors, you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19 studying Full-Time courses have just material fees, and if relevant, Academy fees, to pay. Over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay.
How to enrol for this course
All Part-Time courses are available to enrol online via a quick and easy online enrolment form. Simply click the 'Enrol' button above to add your enrolment to the course basket, then click the 'Start application' button within the basket commence your enrolment.
If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.