Overview top

This course is aimed at Fitness Instructors who wish to further enhance their knowledge and gain their qualification in Personal Training. This is an industry requirement to practice as a Personal Trainer and developing a career in this field.

This course is made up of 8 units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

  • 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

  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

  • Programming personal training with clients

  • Delivering personal training sessions

  • Improving your business skills

Entry Requirements top

Students require to have successfully completed the level 2 Fitness Instructor Course

Assessment top

This course will be assessed through the delivery of Personal Training sessions with real life clients ensuring that you have the skills and qualities to carry out effective fitness sessions.

Professional Opportunities top

On completion of the Certificate in Personal Training, you will be able to practice as a Personal Trainer.