Personal Training for Health, Fitness and Performance Level 3

Start Date

Mon Sep 02 2024

Day / Time



1 year


Academy for Sport

Personal Training for Health, Fitness and Performance Level 3

If you're already a qualified fitness instructor, this course will help you 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 your 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 your 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 eight sport academies, where you will get:

  • Up to 4.5 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

Our eight specialist academies are:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Men's Football
  • Men's Rugby
  • Netball
  • Women's Football
  • Women’s Rugby

They all offer outstanding, training, coaching and playing opportunities for everyone of all abilities.

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.

Academy for Sport