YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) NEW

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

  • YMCA Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practitioner) NEW

The Benefits

The NEW Ymca Awards Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practitioner) is the most has been designed to ensure you are qualified with the most uptodate knowledge and skills. This qualification enables you to register with Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 3 Instructor.

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Want to qualify in the NEW YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) ?

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

N.B. If you qualified in the QCF Level 2 Certificte in Fitness Instructing – Gym we are still using the Level 3 Certificte in Personal Training Pathway too, so just let us know which Gym certificate you have when you enquire.

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 will I be assessed?

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

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

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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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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Level 3 Diploma  Personal Training (Practioner)

Some units will be delivered as E-Learning and some units in a classroom. You will be supported  by your tutor during your learning journey. 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.

This course has been created to ensure that once qualified as Level 3 Personal you have all the knowledge to succeed in you new career!

Contact us with any questions or just for a chat.

Level 3 Diploma in  Personal Training (Practioner)


The 3 Level 3 PT dates you will attend are: 

  • 5th May
  • 19th May
  • 26th May
  • 16th June
  • Assessment 11th August



The 3 Level 3 PT dates you will attend are: 

  • 8th September
  • 22nd September
  • 6th October
  • Assessment 11st December

Level 3 Diploma Personal Training (Practioner)

  Price £899.00 

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)



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

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

Call us for a chat 0800 0433 600

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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