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PTI Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training

Next date: 23 September 2024 - 21 March 2025
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Platinum Training Institute

Cost: Options
pti diploma
The purpose of these qualifications is to enable learners to coach clients – one to one and in small groups – towards their health and fitness goals. Learners will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to plan and deliver creative and personalised exercise programmes, provide nutritional advice and support clients with their overall lifestyle management. *This Course is completed via Blended Learning (Home Study and Tutorials). *As this is a Practical based qualification you will need to be available to travel to our offices in Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland for practical tutorials and assessments.


There are no specific entry requirements.


  • The learner must complete the eleven mandatory units:

  • Unit 1: Anatomy & physiology for exercise & fitness instructors
  • Unit 2: Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment
  • Unit 3: Lifestyle management & health awareness
  • Unit 4: Gym-based programme planning and preparation
  • Unit 5: Gym-based programme delivery and professional instruction
  • Unit 6: Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Unit 7: Promoting wellness through client motivation and interaction
  • Unit 8: Bespoke exercise programme design
  • Unit 9: Customised exercise programme instruction and communication techniques
  • Unit 10: Nutrition to support physical activity
  • Unit 11: Business acumen for a successful Personal Training Practice

If you choose the Gold or Platinum Course you will receive the following

(full details are shown when you click the Course Options button):

NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (CNC) – Platinum Only

NASM Anatomy of a Research paper: How to Read beyond the Abstract

NASM Navigating Diets

NASM Speed Agility and Quickness Training

NASM Behaviour Change Science: Help Clients Stick with their Programme


*Units 1-5 can be taken individually as the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing*

Health First

  • Education/training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Sport/recreation
  • pti diploma
  • gym instructing
  • personal training
  • Qualification
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Health and fitness

Date and Time

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Level 4, Queen's University Belfast, Physical Education Centre
Botanic Park
United Kingdom

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