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Sport

Level 3 - Gym Instructing and Personal Training

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • Adult
  • EP Campus
  • Crewe Campus
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The Course

This qualification aims to train students to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes, and to develop their skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

During the qualification students will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness
  • Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness
  • Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing
  • Analysis of client information using the most accepted techniques
  • Assessment of a client’s current health and fitness status
  • Planning and conducting of physical activity sessions, within a variety of environments using multiple resources
  • Client consultations using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change
  • Communication skills to effectively build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals
  • Legal and professional requirements for personal training
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis if they wish to
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance

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Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essentia; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and students should have basic skills in communication at Level 2.
Upon successful completion of this course students could progress to the HNC in Sport at the College.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
Take a look and get in touch with admissions@ccsw.ac.uk if you’d like anymore information.

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EP Campus
Starts : June 16th, 2025
2 Weeks
Crewe Campus
Starts : August 12th, 2024
3 Weeks

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If you are aged 19+ we can help you upskill and invest in your future with one of our FREE adult courses.

When exploring the courses we have available, you may see a fee attached but you’re more than likely to be eligible for a fully-funded enrolment!
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