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Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training with Level 2 GYM

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym

  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction


The Benefits

Once qualified, this qualification enables you to register with Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 3 Instructor. Work as a self-employed PT and/ or within a club. Grow your own business whilst being your own boss. You will gain qualifications in sports conditioning, planning and delivering a group exercise session in an outdoor environment and business planning!

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Want to qualify in Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction?

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction – including Level 2 Gym

During the course you will study the following units:

Level 2 Gym

  • Level 2 Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Level 2 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Level 2 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Level 2 Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Level 2 Planning Gym exercise session
  • Level 2 Instructing a Gym exercise session

This must be achieved before you can move onto the following units,

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction

  • Unit 1 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Unit 2 – Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Unit 3 – Programming personal training with clients
  • Unit 4 – Delivering personal training sessions
  • Unit 5 – Planning and Delivering Group Exercise Sessions in the Outdoor Environment
  • Unit 6 – Exercise Programming for Sports Conditioning
  • Unit 7 – Business and Marketing for the Fitness Professional

Successful achievement of all units must be achieved for the full qualification

Are there any Prerequisites?


How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification you must complete and pass the following:

  • 4 multiple choice theory papers – 2 for level 2 gym and 2 for the level 3 PT
  • Worksheets
  • Goal setting worksheets
  • Client interview & PARQ
  • Overview of client goals planned written programme for a client.
  • Fitness Testing
  • You are required to work with your chosen client for 8 weeks
  • Evaluation and modification summary
  • Practical observations and evaluations

N.B. You must attend an assessment day and you are required to bring along your own client / participant for the practical assessment day.

For the assessments of the multiple choice theory papers and your practical assessment you are required to book onto assessment days from the dates provided, Theory paper dates and practical assessment dates. These need to be booked 2 weeks in advance as papers are supplied by the awarding body.Your tutor will guide you on booking your assessments.

Is there a charge for re taking a part of my assessment?

There will be a £50.00 charge for all practical reassessments. Theory papers are free.

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 Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction

Theory units will be delivered as E-Learning. You will be given a designate tutor to support you through your learning journey. You will then attend the classroom course dates for the specific units and assessment days where you will take your multiple choice theory papers and practical assessment.  Blended learning is the way forward as it allows you to study in your own time and still have the support of a tutor via email, phone and in a classroom.

The days are spaced to ensure enough time for your to study and prepare. You will be provided with all your course resources and revision aids.This is a great way to learn as you are working to set dates in a set time frame. You will meet new friends and be able to share your experiences in a confidential environment.

Contact us with any questions or just for a chat.


Level 3 PT Diploma course

N.B If you already have a level 2 gym certificate you can start the Level 3 part of the course on the following days


Level 2 Gym and Level 3 PT course

You must attend the following days:

Level 2 Gym

  • Sunday 1st October 2017
  • Saturday 14th October
  • Assessment date arranged on the course

N.B If you already have a level 2 gym certificate you can start the Level 3 part of the course.

Level 3 PT

  • Sunday 14th January 2018
  • Sunday  28th January 2018
  • Sunday 11th February 2018 – Assessment day 1
  • Sunday 25th February 2018 – Assessment day 2
  • Outdoor training – Sunday 11th March 2018
  • Sports Conditioning Training – Sunday 25th March 2018
  • Business & Marketing –  Distance Learning
  • Assessment dates to be arranged on the course    




Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction including Level 2 Gym

Price £1400.00 

N.B. If you already have a level 2 Gym certificate the Level 3 Diploma will cost £1050.00 you must email a copy of your certificate for verification

0% payment plans available on request.

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Awarding body / REPs CPD

SMART Qualifications is an approved training provider for YMCA Awards and Active IQ. On achieving the assessment process and the quality assurance process is completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed. On certification you can gain entry to the Registered Exercise Professional (REPs) register at Level 3 and is worth 20 Continual Development Points (CPD)



Diploma Personal Trainer Course

This course is for adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer. You must hold a level 2 gym instructor certificate to access this course.


Diploma Personal Trainer

The personal trainer qualification allows you to run your own self-employed personal training business. Work in gyms, out doors, at home, abroad, a fantastic certificate that will open many doors.


0% Payment plans available

Spread the cost with 0% financing. Credit subject to application and status.

Interested In the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training Course?

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Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction

You will cover:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • sports conditioning
  • the principles of exercise and fitness, programming and nutrition
  • instructing and adapt personal training sessions
  • effective working relationships with clients
  • health, safety and welfare in the fitness environment
  • planning and delivering a group exercise session in an outdoor environment
  • business planning

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