Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education

Personal Training Certificate - K108

Oval Campus Part Time Level 3 Duration 22 weeks

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This Level 3 course is a technical level qualification that will develop your knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career in sport and the active leisure industry as a personal trainer in gym based exercise.

This qualification is approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) upon successful completion of this qualification you will be eligible to register onto REPS and endorsed by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity).

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
  • Programming personal training with clients
  • Applying principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Delivering personal training sessions
Entry Guidelines

Level 2 Fitness Instructor

An informal assessment will be completed to establish if you have a good level of communication as this is key in being able to converse and advise clients on individualised fitness programmes.

A general level of fitness is required as you will be required to demonstrate exercise to clients. This will be assessed during the interview process.

You should have a genuine interest in the fitness industry. Experience in the industry is desirable but not essential.

Satisfactory interview and 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.

Office use only. Non Standard 6b.

Equipment Required

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

Assessment Method

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

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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Starting 19th January 2021 - Ending - 6th July 2021REF K108M001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 17:00 — 21:00 Oval Campus

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1100.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course. If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 12th January 2022 - Ending - 7th July 2022REF K108N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1100.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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