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NCFE Diploma in Personal Training Level 3 Fast Track

Course code: SSAR100P

Subject area: Sport

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 3

Course details

9:30am - 4:30pm


6th Jan 2023 - 30th Jun 2023

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is designed for learners who want to work as a Personal Trainer in the Sport and Active Leisure sector.
The qualification is mapped to the CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) Personal Trainer Professional Standard.

The qualification aims to provide learners with the understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Personal Trainer in a variety of settings. This includes understanding health and safety in a fitness environment, customer service, anatomy and physiology, personal training programmes and sessions, and nutrition.

Applied anatomy and physiology for activity, health and fitness
Client motivation and lifestyle management
Programming personal training sessions
Delivering personal training sessions
Nutrition to support a physical activity programme
Business acumen for personal trainers
This qualification is aimed at learners that are not currently in the role and those that may go on to be employed, or self-employed, as a Personal Trainer. Learners will be ready to make a positive contribution to the workplace and to the health and well-being of a broad range of clients with different needs, in different types of environment.
Learners must have achieved the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing before they enrol on this qualification. This course is designed as a follow-on course from the NCFE Level 2 Fast Track.
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £1,600.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Award Reg Fee: £508.00

Total Cost: £2,108.00

19+ Reduced Fee

NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
Based within a gym, this course offers a variety of practical activities and written assignments.