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Personal Fitness Trainer

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Personal Fitness Trainer

This course is designed to enable the fitness instructor and coach to develop skills in providing a dedicated one-to-one service for health and fitness clients.

About Personal Training

Personal trainers assess the wants and needs of their clients with regard to health and fitness. They measure clients’ present fitness levels and design fitness programmes and regimes which are tailored to each individual. Providing a comprehensive service, the therapist is a motivator, nutrition advisor, lifestyle consultant, and fitness instructor.

About Our Personal Fitness Trainer Course

Our Personal Fitness Trainer course covers the aspects of personal training essential to providing a professional and knowledgeable service. Testing, evaluation, and progression form an integral part of the course.

What Could I Do After Taking This Fitness Training Course?

Work as a fitness instructor. After successfully completing our Personal Fitness Trainer course , you could apply for jobs as a fitness instructor in gyms or community centres, earning up to £21,000+*/year.

Continue your training. If you wish to further your personal trainer courses and education in personal fitness, you could study for relevant BTEC HNCs or HNDs, foundation degrees, degrees and postgraduate qualifications.

Build your career. If you wish to increase your responsibilities and build your personal training career, you could gain a personal trainer qualification to become a self-employed personal trainer, or work in health clubs, resorts and spas, or on cruise ships. You could even move into sports physiotherapy.

*Source: Payscale.com, Oct. 2012

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness (National Average 75.1%)
94.7%

Review of anatomy, kinesiology & exercise physiology

Exercise prescription

Qualities of the personal fitness trainer

The benefits of having a personal trainer

Psychology of fitness & the client

Writing training programmes

Physical fitness

Motivational techniques

Motor fitness

Sport-related fitness

Sales & marketing

Remedial fitness

Contracts with the client

Sports injuries & rehabilitation

Business plans

One-to-one training

Client care

Appraisal, screening, testing & evaluation of health & fitness

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Personal Fitness Trainer

This course is designed to enable the fitness instructor and coach to develop skills in providing a dedicated one-to-one service for health and fitness clients.

About Personal Training

Personal trainers assess the wants and needs of their clients with regard to health and fitness. They measure clients’ present fitness levels and design fitness programmes and regimes which are tailored to each individual. Providing a comprehensive service, the therapist is a motivator, nutrition advisor, lifestyle consultant, and fitness instructor.

About Our Personal Fitness Trainer Course

Our Personal Fitness Trainer course covers the aspects of personal training essential to providing a professional and knowledgeable service. Testing, evaluation, and progression form an integral part of the course.

What Could I Do After Taking This Fitness Training Course?

Work as a fitness instructor. After successfully completing our Personal Fitness Trainer course , you could apply for jobs as a fitness instructor in gyms or community centres, earning up to £21,000+*/year.

Continue your training. If you wish to further your personal trainer courses and education in personal fitness, you could study for relevant BTEC HNCs or HNDs, foundation degrees, degrees and postgraduate qualifications.

Build your career. If you wish to increase your responsibilities and build your personal training career, you could gain a personal trainer qualification to become a self-employed personal trainer, or work in health clubs, resorts and spas, or on cruise ships. You could even move into sports physiotherapy.

*Source: Payscale.com, Oct. 2012

Modules

Review of anatomy, kinesiology & exercise physiology

Exercise prescription

Qualities of the personal fitness trainer

The benefits of having a personal trainer

Psychology of fitness & the client

Writing training programmes

Physical fitness

Motivational techniques

Motor fitness

Sport-related fitness

Sales & marketing

Remedial fitness

Contracts with the client

Sports injuries & rehabilitation

Business plans

One-to-one training

Client care

Appraisal, screening, testing & evaluation of health & fitness

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness
94.7%
(National Average 75.1%)
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