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Level 3 - Certificate in Personal Training Course (Day)

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Course CodeS0310
Academic Year1718
Dates12th February 2018 to 6th July 2018
Times09:00 to 17:00
Location NameNuneaton Campus
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThis course is designed for people wanting to become a Personal Trainer in a gym or health club, or on a self employed basis. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective progressive programmes of exercise, and provide individual training on a one to one basis. They will also be able to give nutritional advice specific to a clientÂ’s goals and needs, having carried out a comprehensive fitness and lifestyle assessment.
Study OutlineOn this programme you will study:
Anatomy and Physiology; How to Maintain Health, Safety and Welfare in a Variety of Fitness Environments; How to Programme Safe and Effective Exercise for a Range of Clients; How to Communicate with Clients Effectively; How to Apply the Principles of Nutrition to Support Client Goals as Part of an Exercise and Physical Activity Programme; How to Design, Manage, and Adapt a Personal Training Programme; How to Deliver Exercise and Physical Activity.
Entry RequirementsCandidates must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) as recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
Recommended age 18 years and over
EquipmentYou will need practical kit, A4 lever arch file, pens and a USB
Attendance17 weeks, part-time, January - July
2 days per week
AssessmentThe course involves a mixture of internal and external assessment, comprising of coursework, a multiple choice theory paper, e-assessment, practical examination and worksheets
ProgressionOn completion of the qualification, you can go on to work as a Personal Trainer in the Sport and Fitness Industry. The qualification will also provide knowledge and practical skills to enable progress on to other qualifications such as the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and, alongside other qualifications or experience, to the HND in Sport
Awarding BodyNCFE Qualifications
LevelLevel 3
Availble Full-time?N
Availble Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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