Personal Training Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for those who have the desire and interest to work within the sport and leisure industry as a Personal Trainer, or have a passion for sport and want to learn how to develop, design and implement tailored exercise programmes and improve the fitness levels and participation in gym-based fitness activities for a variety of clients. The course will enable you to gain a nationally recognised qualification within the fitness industry and allow you to progress into the workplace with a sound underpinning knowledge and understanding of gym instructing and operating as a Personal Trainer.

Units may include:

· Advanced anatomy and physiology

· Deliver advanced gym techniques to a range of clients

· Design, manage, and adapt a personal training programme

· Exercise programming for sports conditioning level

· Business and marketing for the fitness professional

Alongside this qualification you may also have an opportunity to supplement your fitness career with additional YMCA Awards qualifications including sports massage.

Assessment Methods

The course is based on continual assessment made up of observation and practical exams, multiple choice theory tests and a portfolio of evidence and assignments.

Progression Options

The aim of the course is to help you progress onto a Foundation Degree in Strength & Conditioning or you could progress laterally onto a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Coaching, Development and Fitness or Sports & Exercise Science at Bridgwater & Taunton College.

Course Summary

Course Title Personal Training Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

To gain entry
onto the course you need to have completed the YMCA Awards Level 2 in Fitness

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