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Course overview

**£50 REDUCTION ON THE L1 1st4SPORT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING QUALIFICATION IF COMBINED WITH THIS COURSE***

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.
The learners will a range of units such as anatomy and physiology; how to apply the principles of nutrition; how to design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with apparently healthy adults and how to deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults.

What else do I need to know?

The YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training will include both practical and theoretical components and involves a substantial amount of home-based study. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific pre-requisite qualifications* but some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. *If only completing Level 3 element, Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym must have been completed prior.

How is it assessed?

Externally set exams, worksheets, practical assessments.

What financial support is on offer?

Advanced Learning Loans are available to pay course fees for people aged 19+, studying at Level 3 or above.
- No credit checks take place
- It isn't a bank loan
- Your household income is not taken into account
- You pay nothing back until you are earning over £25,000 per year

What can I do next?

Successful students can choose further specialist study units.

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