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
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)
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
- 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.
David Lloyd, Raich Carter Way, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU7 4HS Venue:
Saturday 09 November 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 1:
Sunday 10 November 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 2:
Saturday 23 November 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 3:
Sunday 24 November 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 4:
Saturday 07 December 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 5:
Sunday 08 December 2019 10:00-18:00 Day 6:
Saturday 11 January 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 7:
Sunday 12 January 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 8:
8 Days Total Days:
Note: Bookings close on Sunday 06 October 2019
York Sport, Lakeside Way, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 5FG Venue:
Saturday 18 January 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 1:
Sunday 19 January 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 2:
Saturday 01 February 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 3:
Sunday 02 February 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 4:
Saturday 15 February 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 5:
Sunday 16 February 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 6:
Saturday 07 March 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 7:
Sunday 08 March 2020 10:00-18:00 Day 8:
8 Days Total Days:
Note: Bookings close on Wednesday 15 January 2020
This qualification is assessed by:
- Coursework and Case Study
- 2 x Multiple choice theory paper assessment
- Practical examination