Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
This course is for all qualified gym instructors wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer. Obtaining the personal trainer qualification allows you to run your own self-employed personal training business.
If you are looking at qualifying in 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 to 6 months or 12 months SMART Qualifications will design your learning schedule incorporating all 6 units to meet your needs.
Qualification structure and content:
This qualification comprises of 7 mandatory units which are accessed via e-learning.
N.B. The following 3 units you will have already achieved at Level 2 certificate in Fitness instructing – gym. You must have a L2 Gym Qualification before commencing the Level 3 Personal Training course.
Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Principles of exercise, fitness and health
During the level 3 personal training course you will study the following units:
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
Successful achievement of all seven units must be achieved for the full qualification.
For the assessment process you are required to complete:
2 multiple choice theory papers
Client interview & PARQ
Overview of Client Goals
Planned written programme for a client
Evaluation and modification summary
Practical Observation and Evaluation
N.B. You must attend an assessment day and you are required to bring along your own chosen client/ participant for your assessment.
SMART Qualifications is an approved training provider for 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).
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Group learning is available on request.