Personal Training Certificate Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The qualification has been designed for gym instructors wishing to work and/or seek employment in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer where they can also apply the additional business skills and knowledge they will have achieved. It is also ideal for individuals already working in the health and fitness sector wishing to enhance their career progression opportunities.

You will gain a combination of knowledge and skills to help you prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes and personal training sessions to a range of clients. By achieving this qualification you will be recognised as a qualified personal trainer.

During the qualificationyou will cover the following:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Principles of nutrition and physical activity
  • Programming and delivering personal training sessions

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through multiple choice exams, practical demonstrations and a portfolio of evidence and assignments.

Progression Options

On successful completion, you could continue your studies by enrolling on either the Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral or Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. Alternatively, you could progress to either the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Fitness Instructing or Level 4 Certificate in Strength & Conditioning. There is also an Advanced Apprenticeship in Exercise & Fitness available if you prefer to earn while you learn.

Course Summary

Course Title Personal Training Certificate Level 3
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This course has taught me a lot of useful skills like being organised to help prioritise my workload and meet deadlines and communicating effectively which is essential when coaching sports.

Alicia Dias

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