• Diploma in Personal Training

  • Diploma in Personal Training

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

  • Anatomy and physiology including:
  • the heart and circulatory system
  • the musculoskeletal system
  • postural and core stability
  • the nervous, endocrine and energy systems and their relation to exercise and health
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • How to apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
  • How to design, manage, and adapt a gym based exercise and personal training programme with apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • How to deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults of all ages

Course Summary

This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a personal trainer, and already hold the pre-requisite of Level 2 Fitness Instructing ( Gym Based Exercise).

In addition to the planning and instructing of both Gym Based and Personal Training programmes, learners will cover; Anatomy and physiology (at levels 2 and 3); Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment; Principles of exercise, fitness and health; How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and the Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme. This qualification is suitable for the 16-19 study programmes or can be used as a stand-alone qualification.

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Awarded By: YMCA

How will you be assessed?

  • Assessment
  • Multiple choice examination
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical examination

Study Mode

Theory and practical

Entry Requirements



    24 Weeks

  • COST



    12 September 2022

    6 February 2023