Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing & Personal Training

The Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing & Personal Training is aimed at individuals who are looking to start a career in the personal training and fitness industry.
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Level 3 diploma in gym instructing and personal training

Course Length
15 in person sessions, including 2 assessment days

Age 18 and over
The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary

Interest free instalments available

This programme will enable individuals to develop both core and advanced industry specific skills through a blended learning approach that will include face-to-face delivery and directed home study online.

The course will be delivered over two sites to experience both commercial gyms and independent personal training studios.

This course is industry specific and the true value is shown through its design to compliment the Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training. Learners will engage in diverse seminars and workshops with current and successful personal trainers, with continual opportunity to observe, shadow and gain first hand feedback from current trainers and their clients at the course delivery sites.

Learners will cover a range of level 2 and level 3 topics, ranging from anatomy and physiology to programming and business acumen skills. Take a look at our level 2 course factsheet here and level 3 factsheet here to find more information on the units covered and how the qualification is assessed.

Learners will graduate with an internationally recognised and accredited by one of the UK’s leading awarding body - Active IQ. Once qualified graduates will be able to join the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 3 and start work as a qualified personal trainer.

Course content

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training
  • Free access to Active IQ elearning platform
  • Delivered by a CIMSPA Education Partner Training Provider
  • Personal training business planning
  • Marketing and online branding
  • Guest seminars and master classes from sector specialist trainers
  • Delivery and assessments in both commercial and PT specific centres
  • Observations and shadowing of current personal trainers
  • Enrolment to Vector Alumni Programme
  • Job opportunities at Vector Training’s linked personal trainer employers
  • Exclusive partner discounts offered on becoming an official TRX trainer

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