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This package is aimed at those who already hold their Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification and want to continue their learning to become a Personal Trainer. 

Learn the advanced techniques of a personal trainer in terms of paperwork, planning, fitness testing, goal setting and programme design in order to get great results with clients.


Course Breakdown


This course is designed to be completed part time by attending one of our academies on alternate weekends over a 3 month period, with coursework to be done at home in between tutor contact days.

Our highly qualified tutors are on hand to guide you in the right direction ensuring you feel fully supported all the way.

Unit 1 - Anatomy & Physiology

A more in-depth look at how the body moves and how this is important in order to understand the effectiveness of a training programme.

Unit 2 - Nutrition

A significant aspect of fitness is about what we put into our bodies. You will learn about the different nutritional needs of different types of clients and how you can construct an effective food plan. By the end of this unit you will understand the importance of portion sizes and how different foods affect different performances, especially in sport.

Unit 3 - Planning personal training sessions

Learn how to develop a 8-week training programme to ensure your client achieves the goals they desire. You will be learning the expertise to potentially change people’s lives!

Unit 4 - Delivering personal training sessions

This is where you put your skills and knowledge into practice. You will implement the use of advanced training methods such as Fartlek and Tabata into training programmes to create exciting sessions and retain client satisfaction. This is your time to shine and start building the bones of a great reputation.

Extra Information

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will take place through worksheets, multiple-choice exam papers and case studies, as well as practical assessments. All theory and practical assessments will take place within your closest PTQualifications academy.

Proof of your Level 2 Certificate

In order to begin the Level 3 qualification, we will need to see a scanned copy of your Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification and send this to our awarding body prior to your course starting

Who can enrol?

To enrol on this qualification you must hold a Level 2 certificate in fitness instructing. Don't have this.. Don't worry, check out our Weekend Personal Training Course (Level 2 & Level 3).

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