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Personal Training (YMCA) Level 3 - January 2025

Study Mode
Part Time Day
Level
3
Duration
19 weeks
Subject
Sport and Leisure
Suitable for
19+
Location
East Ham Campus
Personal Training (YMCA) Level 3 – January 2025
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This is an 18-week course for instructors wishing to work and/or seek employment in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer on an employed or self-employed basis. Delivery

Course content

This is an 18-week course for instructors wishing to work and/or seek employment in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer on an employed or self-employed basis.

Delivery will consist of:

  • Anatomy and physiology knowledge as applicable to personal training.
  • Nutrition and its application to support a client’s health and physical activity programme.
  • Health and wellbeing and factors that affect this.
  • Effective communication during client consultations to promote and encourage healthy life behaviours and long-term change.
  • Designing and planning effective Personal Training sessions for a range of clients in different environments.
  • Executing effective physical activity sessions for a range of clients in different environments.
  • Professional practice and legal requirements for Personal Training.
  • Business acumen for working in both an employed role and for self-employment.
  • Self-evaluation and professional development.

Assessment on this course is both internal and external through:

  • Learner Assessment Record
  • Assessment Workbook
  • Multiple Choice Theory paper (external)
  • Practical examination
  • Portfolio of evidence

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Entry requirements

A suitable Level 2 (or higher) gym-based fitness instructing qualification (e.g. YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing).

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

The course fee is TBC.

Qualification

Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)