Core Fitness Education - Fitness Qualifications & Courses | Courses | Diploma in Personal Training
This course now includes Kettlebells, Suspension and Foam Rolling Certification!

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Group booking discounts available for bookings of 6 or more.

6 Months Interest Free Credit Available

An initial payment of £269 followed by 6 monthly payments of £180.00

  • Written and delivered by our UK leading team of experts
  • Lifetime free mentorship and support
  • Evidence based courses
  • Internationally recognised
  • REPs and YMCA Accredited qualification
  • Part Time Weekend courses to work around your life

Become a Personal Trainer with CORE Fitness Education. Start a new exciting chapter in your career in the Health and Fitness Industry with our nationally recognised qualification. Work for yourself, for a health club, for a sports club, the opportunities and options are endless.

If you would like to work, unsupervised and increase your earning potential then the personal trainer is the course for you. Covering one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice, advanced training methods and progressive specific programming, our course has it all. we even teach you how to market yourself and get your very first client.

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This course is designed, written and delivered by a team of sports scientists, academics, specialist instructors, educationalists and experienced personal trainers.

All students study the anatomy, physiology and other theory modules as E-learning. This is done through a variety of interactive videos and resources. Students work at their own pace and have their educational supervisors for constant support throughout.

Students are then expected to attend 3 weekends of face to face teaching.

The weekends will be used to consolidate the learning from e learning and focuses mainly on the practical aspects of the course.

As well as the ongoing assessments and coursework, there will be an assessment day on which the written paper and practical assessment will be undertaken.

By the end of the course you will be equipped with all the knowledge and skills that is required to be a Personal Trainer.

Key things you will learn on the course:

  • Advanced anatomy and physiology
  • Health and safety, relevant laws and welfare with regards to personal training
  • Planning and designing programmes and schemes of exercise for a range of clients
  • Principles of nutrition and physical activity
  • Understanding and implementing a range of fitness assessments
  • Understanding and implementing a wide range of exercises, fixed resistance, free weights, CV and much much more
  • Communicating and motivating clients
  • Principles of selling personal training
  • Adaptations of programs and exercises
  • Writing your CV, and the skills to performing well at the interview to secure your dream job!

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Entry Requirements
You must have completed your level 2 fitness instructor (hyperlink). If you have not completed this qualification- you can book the two together (link to career package)

REPs 20 Points and Active IQ

You will be supported throughout the course by your dedicated educational supervisor.

You will also have support from your course tutor and the whole core team and other students via our exclusive private facebook group. The online learning will also serve to support you.

Our educational supervisors are passionate and friendly and you will find yourself more than likely keeping in touch with most of the core team! On Completion of your course we have a dedicated graduate forum to support you as your develop your career.

In this short module we discuss how to get the most out of the course and what you need to do!

Here you will learn all the key anatomy and physiology you need to be a Personal Trainer. Our team of doctors teach you this challenging area in an easy to learn fashion! The module is split into the following smaller lessons:

  • Heart and Lungs
  • Nervous System
  • Muscles
  • Bones and Joints
  • Energy Systems
  • Core Stability

Here you will learn about fats, carbohydrates, protein, as well as how we digest and absorb nutrients. You will learn all the skills required to analyse food diaries and give recommendations. You will also cover hydration and basic sports nutrition. The online lectures are supported by some fantastic face to face practicals. This module is a firm- student favourite!

Learn the art and science of programming. We cover programming for performance, sports, weight loss, weight gain, hypertrophy, competition and more.

This module is important to us, here we cover fitness testing, communications skills and coaching skills. Learn to assess and quantify fitness both strength, cardiovascular and flexibility amongst other components.

We believe that our students should not just have the knowledge to be great personal trainers but that they should be taught the business skills necessary to thrive in the industry. We support our students by teaching them the key things they need to know about business plans, accounting, marketing, PR and more. We also continue to provide advice for years after your courses has finished! Just ask our graduate students! Click here to view a case study on Ian Walbridge.

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Venue: David Lloyd, Raich Carter Way, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU7 4HS

Day 1: Saturday 23 February 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 2: Sunday 24 February 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 3: Saturday 09 March 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 4: Sunday 10 March 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 5: Saturday 23 March 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 6: Sunday 24 March 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 7: Saturday 06 April 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 8: Sunday 07 April 2019 10:00-18:00

Total Days: 8 Days

Note: Bookings close on Saturday 02 February 2019

The Kettlebell and Suspension Training Certification will be held at David Lloyd YORK. YO10 3LG on 2
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Venue: York Sport, Lakeside Way, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 5FG

Day 1: Saturday 13 April 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 2: Sunday 14 April 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 3: Saturday 04 May 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 4: Sunday 05 May 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 5: Saturday 18 May 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 6: Sunday 19 May 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 7: Saturday 25 May 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 8: Sunday 26 May 2019 10:00-18:00

Total Days: 8 Days

Note: Bookings close on Sunday 07 April 2019

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Venue: David Lloyd, St John's Playing Field, Hull Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 3LG

Day 1: Friday 02 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 2: Saturday 03 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 3: Sunday 04 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 4: Friday 09 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 5: Saturday 10 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 6: Sunday 11 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 7: Saturday 31 August 2019 10:00-18:00
Day 8: Sunday 01 September 2019 10:00-18:00

Total Days: 8 Days

Note: Bookings close on Tuesday 02 July 2019

Robert Smith

Friday 25 November 2016

Good course. All my quesitons were answered in minutes. Cant recommend core enough.


Thursday 10 November 2016

Paul and Dane managed to keep my attention throughout level 2 and PT. That is amazing. Learned alot and met some really nice people on my course. I am a physio, i did the course to complement my physio practice. I dont regret it

Mick Brand

Saturday 29 October 2016

Great service, great team. I studied my level 2 at college and I now I wish I had done it all with CORE. Nice to see such a friendly enthusiastic team.

Diane Johns

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Great course- i did the fitness instructor first and now the PT- Ive learned so much! Paul and Chris were great teachers and Dane helped me with my interview. I got the PT job!! Cant recommend CORE enough.

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This qualification is assessed by:

  • Coursework and Case Study
  • 2 x Multiple choice theory paper assessment
  • Practical examination

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If you have at least 6 students that require training we can come to you or you can come to us! Get in touch to have a discussion and receive a competitive quote.

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