Course overview

Personal Training Level 3 for adults City of Bristol College

This part-time, day or evening course will equip you with the skills, knowledge, competence and qualification to work unsupervised as a personal trainer in the fitness industry.

You will be able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment and nutritional advice tailored to the needs of individual clients.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over. If you are passionate about fitness and exercises and you want a career educating and training other people in how to achieve personal fitness through physical activity, this is the right course for you.

If you already have a qualification within the fitness field, this course will be a progressive step which will enable you to become a personal trainer.

What you'll learn

You will develop a thorough understanding of how to build and maintain health and fitness through exercise and a healthy lifestyle. You will learn how the body works and about the principles of nutrition and you will learn how to incorporate this knowledge into an exercise and activity programme to help clients achieve their goals.

You will learn how to design, deliver and adapt personal training programmes for adults or all ages and abilities, using a variety of exercise and physical activities. You will also understand how to communicate with clients effectively and how to motivate them to adhere to a personalised exercise programme.

Course entry requirements

To join this course, you need a relevant Level 2 fitness qualification, plus either GCSE English Language grade 3 (D) or Functional Skills English Level 1.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

Our approach to training is to provide a relaxed atmosphere in which to encourage maximal retention of information. Our trainers are committed to providing the best possible delivery and support for you. They are experienced fitness professionals who relate theory to relevant and practical situations.

You can study this course either two days a week for 13 weeks or two evenings a week for 21 weeks. You will be taught by highly qualified teachers who have a wealth of industry knowledge experience and specialist knowledge.

Your time will be split between classroom learning and practical activities in the gym and sports centre, where you will put your knowledge into practice developing and evaluating training programmes.

You will be continuously assessed throughout the course the course by a mix of coursework, practical assignments and written tests, with a multiple-choice online exam at the end of the course.

Future career and study opportunities

When you qualify as a Personal Trainer, a wide range of career roles and opportunities will open up to you. You might work for a gym, sports club or leisure venue, or you might prefer to be self-employed.

You may wish to specialise in a particular physical activity or you could seek employment where you can apply your knowledge more generally. WE guide and support you to achieve your career goals.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

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Personal Training Level 3 for adults SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LMP0108A01-1
Dates
05/10/2020 - 18/01/2021
Duration
12 weeks
Days
Mon & Tues
Hours per week
12.38
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course costs £1417. You may be able to study for free, if you are aged 19 to 23 and do not hold a full Level 3 qualification. You can also apply for a loan to cover your fees. Please contact us to discuss your payment options or visit our financial support page.
Personal Training Level 3 for adults SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LMP0108A01-2
Dates
25/02/2021 - 18/06/2021
Duration
13 weeks
Days
Thurs & Fri
Hours per week
12.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course costs £1417. You may be able to study for free, if you are aged 19 to 23 and do not hold a full Level 3 qualification. You can also apply for a loan to cover your fees. Please contact us to discuss your payment options or visit our financial support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMP0108A01-1 05/10/2020 - 18/01/2021 12 weeks Mon & Tues 12.38 09:15 SBSA
This course costs £1417. You may be able to study for free, if you are aged 19 to 23 and do not hold a full Level 3 qualification. You can also apply for a loan to cover your fees. Please contact us to discuss your payment options or visit our financial support page.

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