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Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
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Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

This qualification is aimed at students who already hold a level 2 Fitness Instructor certificate and wanting to progress their career into becoming a Personal Trainer. This qualification is the main progressive path that has proved popular with most level 2 Fitness Instructors who want to pursue a career in Personal Training.

What will I learn on this course?

This course offers to expand the knowledge of any current level 2 Fitness Instructors. You will cover a variety of units from Planning progressive programs for clients to learning about nutrition and the affects of this for exercising with clients. You will also further your knowledge in anatomy and physiology at level 3 standard and also learn how to conduct effective consultations with clients and then developing specific tailored progressive exercise programs for them. Once this qualification has been completed you will then be able train clients on a 1-1 basis. You will also hold the Active IQ certificate in Personal Training which is a REP’s recognised qualification.

  • Unit 1 – Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Unit 2 – Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Unit 3 – Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Unit 4 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Unit 5 – Programming personal training with clients
  • Unit 6 – Delivering personal training sessions
  • Unit 7 – Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity program

*Units 1,2 and 3 can be achieved by completing the Level 2 Fitness Instructor course

Part-Time Course

This course would be completed over 4 weekends at one of our Part-Time locations that we have available. See Below for available course dates!

  • August 12th 2017 – September 24th 2017
  • September 16th 2017 – October 29th 2017

The price of this course is £999 we also have 0% interest monthly payments available!

Online Course

This course would be completed over 2 assessment day at one of our available locations. You will be also be given an online dedicated tutor to help you every step of the way!

Assessment days are every two weeks so email your tutor for the closest dates!

The price of this course is £999 we also have 0% interest monthly payments available!

Funding through Legal Entitlement

You could qualify for legal entitlement funding. See if you fit the criteria below:

  • You would have to be between 19 – 23 years old and be wanting to study for a first Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualification.
  • Individuals who are aged 24+ would need to be unemployed wishing to achieve a level 2 qualification.

Fit the criteria? Call us on 01132 866453 and an experienced member of our team will be happy to help you through the funding process.


Study to become a Personal Trainer through an apprenticeship with Velocity PT Academy!

The Level 3 Advanced apprenticeship in Personal training is designed for learners qualified in fitness instructing who wish to progress in their career and become a personal trainer. Whilst doing this qualification many different topics will be covered such as anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, the promoting of health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation, evaluating exercise and physical activity programmes, and to design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with clients.

On completion of the Level 3 Personal Training Apprenticeship the Learner will achieve:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS): independent enquiry, creative thinking, reflective learning, team working, self-management and effective participation.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills

To achieve a Level 3 Personal Training apprenticeship you must complete a minimum of 48 credits which all come from the 9 mandatory units which are:


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