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VTCT Personal Training level 3 Certificate K048

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37863/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

This course is focused on gaining a vocationally related qualification in the context of exercise, fitness and health. This practically focused qualification will develop the practical skills to plan and instruct gym-based exercise and plan and implement sport and leisure activities.

Course details

Units of study will include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Planning gym-based exercise
  • Instructing gym-based exercise

Entry guidelines

You should hold a relevant Level 2 qualification, for example a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or a standard of education equivalent to 4 GCSEs graded A* - C (grade 4 or above), preferably including English and maths.

You should have an active interest in health and fitness and potential be able to demonstrate the potential to succeed in achieving the qualification.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

At the end of the course, you could progress to employment in the sports and fitness industry or further study at Wirral Met.

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Assessment Method

The course is assessed using a combination of practical and portfolio-based activities.

Equipment Required

You will need to purchase a college specifiied kit. More information will be given at interview.

When does this course run?

Starting 5th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: K048J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1285.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 10:00 — 16:00 Oval Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Oval Campus
Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Oval Campus

Starting 4th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: K048K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1285.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 23rd October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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