Course & Entry Requirements 

Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training 
Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/2693/1 
Guide Learning Hours : 294 
Qualification Time : 660 
Entry Requirements 
Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. 
The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. 
There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading). 


Purpose This qualification aims to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in personal training. During the qualification learners will cover: 
Anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness. 
Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness. 
Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing. 
Analysis of client information using the most accepted techniques. 
Assessment of a client’s current health and fitness status. 
Planning and conducting of physical activity sessions, within a variety of environments using multiple resources. 
Client consultations using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change. 
Communication skills to effectively build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals. 
Legal and professional requirements for personal training. 
How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis if they wish to. 
How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance. 

Qualification Structure 

Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness. 
Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors. 
Health and safety in the fitness environment. 
Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change. 
Planning and instructing gym-based exercise. 
Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness 
The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health 
Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions 
Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients Y/615/4016 
Programme design and delivery for personal training 
Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers 


This qualification is assessed by 
Theory paper 
Summative observation 


Total Fitness 
16th, 17th March  
6th, 7th, 27th & 28th April 
Please contact the office if an instalment plan is required prior to booking 
Remote Learning with Centre via Video Linked Platform 
Practical Dates by arrangement 
1-2-1 Tutor 
Please contact the office if an instalment plan is required prior to booking 


If you are considering a career in the fitness industry, please call us today for more information. 
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