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Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Next date: Monday 07 February - Saturday 30 April 2022 5:30pm
Health First

Platinum Training Institute

Cost: £1345
This qualification will further develop learners, who have existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction, to enable them to pursue a career in personal training. This is a Blended Learning qualification that can be started any time.

During the qualification learners will cover the following:
• Further knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to personal training.
• Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness.
• Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing.
• Effective communication skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change.
• Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources.
• 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.


  • A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing.
  • 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 and writing) and maths involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication and maths pitched at level 2 (as a minimum)


This qualification is comprised of six mandatory units.

  • Unit 1 – Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness
  • Unit 2 – The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  • Unit 3 – Understanding lifestyle, health, well-being and common medical conditions
  • Unit 4 – Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients
  • Unit 5 – Programme design and delivery for personal training
  • Unit 6 – Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers
  • Education/training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Sport/recreation
  • personal training
  • personal trainer
  • Qualification
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Level 4, Queen's University Belfast, Physical Education Centre
Botanic Park
United Kingdom

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