Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) 

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

 YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practitioner)

The Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practitioner) is the most has been designed to ensure you are qualified with the most uptodate knowledge and skills.


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Want to qualify as a  Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) ?

YMCA Awarda Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

During the course you will study the following units:

  • Level 3  Applied Anatomy and physiology
  • Level 3 Promoting wellness through client motivation and interaction
  • Level 3  Bespoke exercise programme design
  • Level 3  Customised exercise programme instruction and communication techniques
  • Level 3 Nutrition to support physical activity
  • Level 3 Business acumen for a sucessful Personal Training Practice

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


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Are there any Prerequisites?

You need to have a level 2 Certificate in Gym qualification  to enrol onto this course.  If you need to achieve the Gym qualification have a look at our Gym course page by clicking here.

This course is for learners aged 16 +

How do I book?

Stage 1. You can either complete the contact form by clicking here  ,or you can scroll down the page and click on the book course which will open up a new page. Once we have received your contact information we will email the enrolment documents to complete.

You can also telephone and we will start the process by emailing you the documents.

Stage 2. Once we have received all documents and payment you will receive the resources for the course. This will take approximately a week to process. If you would like to use our interest free payment plan please ask as details will then be emailed to you.

Stage 3. You can start learning once you have received all resources. You will  be guided how to start and what is required. You will be provided with your tutor contact details.

Stage 4. You will be emailed the course schedule which will give you the venue address and requirements.

We are happy to answer any questions you have so please do ask.

Total Qualification Time

367 hours

This is an estimate of the total amount of time this qualification will take to achieve.

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Blended Learning Course Stages

Stage 1 –Once you have enrolled onto the course you will be provided with your learning resources. This process can take up to 5 working days to process.

Stage 2 –The schedule for your classroom training days will be emailed to you. You will also be provided with your tutor details who will contact you.

Stage 3 –You can start working through the learning resources and study where you feel comfortable. Using the hard copy manuals will allow you to make notes as you work.

Stage 4– You will attend the scheduled training days where the tutor will guide you through all the skills you require to complete your assessments.

Stage 5 When you are ready we will provide you with a list of assessment dates for the theory papers. You can then choose the dates you wish to attend from the list. We offer weekday and weekend choices. The practical assessments will be arranged on the course with your tutor.

Stage 6 – Once all units have passed and your work has been through our quality assurance process your certificate will be requested from the awarding body. Once we receive your certificate we will post to you. Once you are qualified you can start working as a Personal Trainer.

We look forward to supporting you through your learning.

How will I be assessed?

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

  • Learner Assessment Record
  • Assessment Workbook
  • Multiple Choice Theory paper
  • Practical examination
  • Portfolio of evidence

There is no charge for reassessments 

Blended Learning  

              Blended learning consits of remote learning  on Zoom with your tutor and face to face learning.

You can start studying at home once enrolled!

       As we are in an unsettled climate presently with COVID 19 we are teaching the course via Zoom which means you can study at home with your tutor.

         You can then book onto the face to face training day and assessment days from a selection of dates that will be emailed to you.

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Course Dates

November 2020 Dates

The Level 3 PT dates you will attend are: 

  • 21st November 2020 remote learning via Zoom with your tutor
  • 22nd November remote learning via Zoom with your tutor
  • Assessments to be arranged on the course 
February 2021 Dates

The Level 3 PT dates you will attend are: 

  • 13th February – remote learning via Zoom with your tutor
  • 20th February – remote learning via Zoom with your tutor
  • 27th February – Practical in Gym
  • Assessments to be arranged on the course 

Blended Learning Cost


Regular Course Price £899.00 


0% payment plans available on request.

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Awarding body 

The Awarding body for our Level 3  Diploma in Personal Training qualification is YMCA Awards.  Once you have achieved all elements of the qualification and the quality assurance process has been completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed.



Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practioner)

This course is for adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer who already have a L2 Gym Certificate. This course will provide you the most up-to-date qualification at the end of your journey.


Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practioner)

The personal trainer practitioner 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.


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Interested In the Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practioner)?

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YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practioner)

You will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology knowledge as applicable to personal training.
  • Nutrition and its application to support a client’s health and physical activity programme
  • Health and wellbeing and factors that affect this
  • Effective communication during client consultations to promote and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and long term change
  • Designing and planning effective Personal Training sessions for a range of clients in different environments
  • Executing effective physical activity sessions for a range of clients in different environments
  • Professional practice and legal requirements for Personal Training
  • Business acumen for working in both an employed role and for self-employment
  • Self-evaluation and professional development

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