Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise) – Level 3 YMCA Diploma
Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
Details: Various weekdays/times available, please enquire
Location: Cronton Campus
What is the qualification about?
The course is an intense one year course. In the first half of the academic year the Level 2 Fitness Instructor (Gym-Based Exercise) will be studied and achieved. The second half of the year builds on the skills and knowledge developed in the first half of the year by focussing on the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training. This qualification is industry recognised and allows you to access employment as a fully qualified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, also opening doors such as employment in the strength and conditioning industry. The course covers a wide range of subjects including both theory and practical work.
Theory and practical based subjects at Level 2 (Fitness Instructor) include:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
- Health and Safety in the Workplace and Knowing How to Support Clients
- Planning gym based exercise
- Instructing gym based exercise
Theory and practical based subjects at Level 3 (Personal Trainer) include:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Fitness testing
- Planning personal training
- Instructing personal training
Why choose this course?
At the Centre of Sporting Excellence we have extensive links with local gyms to ensure that you gain real work experience.
The college also has its own gym with the latest equipment so that you can learn cutting edge training techniques. We have excellent industry links and you will benefit from the opportunity to go on industry visits, hear from guest speakers and gain additional qualifications such as Level 2 Studio Cycling, Level 2 Circuit Training and Level 2 Kettlebells to really set you up for the world of work.
Our staff have a wealth of industry and sporting experience, and will fully support your progress on the course. In addition to your main qualification you will also have the opportunity to gain coaching awards.
Five GCSE’s A*-C or numerical equivalent including a Grade 4 in Science and Maths.
19+ GCSE Grade A*-C in English and maths/ Level 2 qualification in English and maths OR working at L2 in English and maths on our assessment. Also industry experience.
What will this course lead on to?
This is an industry recognised qualification and students successfully completing this course can access direct employment as a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning and Group Exercise Instructor within the fitness industry.
(Age 19+) Course fee for 2020 to be confirmed (Fee for 2019 was £2,882)
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An Advanced Learner Loan is also available for this course. It will fully cover your fees with no repayments until you earn £25,725 or more per year.
This course can be paid in instalments.
- Lectures 0
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes