Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training for Health, Fitness and Performance

Start Date

Fri Sep 11 2020

Day / Time



Up to 2 years


Academy for Sport

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training for Health, Fitness and Performance

This programme aimed at individuals who are already a qualified fitness instructor. The aim of this qualification is to develop the skills, knowledge and competence required in order to work unsupervised as a personal trainer.

This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Develop their understanding of anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Understand the roles and career pathways available in active leisure.
  • Be able to plan and instruct safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
  • Be able to deliver safe and effective personal training sessions.
  • Be able to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Be able to manage their personal and professional development.
  • Be able to develop enterprise skills.
  • Be able to market and sell products and services.
  • Understand how technology is used within physical activity, fitness, sport and exercise.

You will take part in Personal and Social development lessons with topics ranging from job applications to personal finance.

Sport Academies

You will have the opportunity to join of one of our nine sport academies, where you will get:

  • Up to 9 hours of professional training each week, access to competitions and specialist sport academy coaches
  • Free access to physiotherapy assessments and treatment
  • The opportunity to compete in local, national and international competitions
  • A personalised training and development programme

Academy sports available are: Mens Football, Womens Football, Mens Rugby, Womens Rugby, Netball, Basketball, Boxing, Athletics and Cricket and all academies can cater from participation level right up to elite athletes. All academy members will be given free Adidas kit worth £65. If you do not wish to join one of our academies, you will undertake an employment related project designed to develop further your employability skills.

What about after the course?
  • Fitness Instructors
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Entry level

Academy for Sport