Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training


Entry requirements:

You must hold a suitable level 2 qualification in gym instructing.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.


Module Contents:

The aim of this qualification is to develop your existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction to become a certified personal trainer and enable you to pursue a career in personal training. 

During the qualification you will cover the following:

  • Further knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to personal training
  • Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing
  • Effective communication skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change
  • Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources
  • Legal and professional requirements for personal training
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance


What’s included?

  • Online coaching support from our expert tutors
  • Full access to our extensive online resources
  • Assessment support and certification on completion


What’s the timeline?

The courses can take between 2-4 months of part time study.