Requirements

This course is designed for those that wish to deliver their own one-to-one personal training sessions with clients whilst also holding the pre-requisite Fitness Instructor qualfication.

 

A Personal Trainers role includes:

  • Designing and implementing exercise programmes for a range of individual clients
  • Collecting and analysing client information to ensure the effectiveness of personal exercise programmes
  • Actively encourage potential clients/ members to join and adhere to regular exercise programmes
  • Carrying out fitness assessments to establish client fitness and skill level
  • Identifying, agreeing and reviewing short, medium and long term goals to ensure the effectiveness of exercise programmes
  • Providing a range of exercise programmes in accordance with the needs of the clients
  • Acting as a positive role model for all clients

 

A Fitness Instructors duties includes:

  • Demonstrating the correct way to use exercise equipment
  • Delivering exercise classes and workshops
  • Developing personal exercise and diet plans
  • Monitoring the misuse of equipment and ensure the gym is clean and free of health and safety hazards

 

This course is internationally recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

 

Entry Requirements:

 

  • Adults (aged 18+) wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as a Personal Trainer
  • No academic entry requirements
  • We strongly recommend that you have experience of gym-based exercises including free weights
  • You should be fit enough to cope with the physical exertion and individual participation involved in the course
  • There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2 and 3

Assessments

Course content:

 

Fitness Instructor Level 2:

Unit 1 Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Unit 2 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Unit 3 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Unit 4 Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Unit 5 Planning gym-based exercise
Unit 6 Instructing gym-based exercise

 

Personal Trainer Level 3:

Unit 1 Anatomy and physiology for health and exercise
Unit 2 Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
Unit 3 Programming personal training with clients
Unit 4 Delivering personal training sessions

 

Assessment

This course consists of theory and practical assessments. In order to complete the course we are required to see that you have both the knowledge and the practical skills in order for you to pass.

 

Level 2:

 

Theory paper 1
Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Exercise

  • This theory paper consists of 50 multiple choice exam questions

 

Theory paper 2
Unit 4: Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health

    • This theory paper consists of 32 multiple choice exam questions

 

Practical assessment
Unit 6: Instructing gym-based exercise

 

Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP)

      • This can be emailed to you as an editable PDF format
      • Your LAP can be emailed back and forth to your tutor until it achieves a pass
      • Your LAP must be complete before you sit your practical assessment

 

 

Level 3:

 

Theory paper 1
Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Exercise

      • This theory paper consists of 40 multiple choice exam questions

 

Theory paper 2
Unit 2: Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

      • This theory paper consists of 40 multiple choice exam question

 

Practical assessment
Unit 4: Delivering personal training sessions

 

Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP)

      • This can be emailed to you as an editable PDF format
      • Your LAP can be emailed back and forth to your tutor until it achieves a pass
      • Your LAP must be complete before you sit your practical assessment

Course Prices

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