Level 3 in Personal Training (Gym-based Exercise)

Eastleigh College
Course summary
1 hour
1,665 GBP
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Level 3 in Personal Training (Gym-based Exercise):

This programme involve:

  • This course is ideally suited for those with a genuine interest in fitness, but who also have the ability and determination to succeed on this academic course. We ideally ask that applicants are actively involved in/have a membership to a health and fitness club as this will enhance their research. There is an expectation for all fitness students to take part in college enrichment activities, before lessons and on Wednesday afternoons, throughout the year.
  • This course provides students with an opportunity to gain an insight into the wide and diverse nature of this growing sector. The course retains a strong academic base, whilst including practical units and modules. You will need to be confident, self- motivated and a good communicator as this will stand you in good stead for your research work as well as your work placement.
  • You will complete projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will also learn about the employment area you have chosen, and you develop the skills you need to start a career.
  • Students will develop both knowledge and understanding of the fitness industry as well as develop important practical and organisational skills to support their progression. The course is made up of a variety of practical and theoretical units from the wide nature of this growing sector.

This course is assessed through:

-multiple choice examination
-portfolio of evidence
-practical examination
Each of the units will have between 3 to 5 assignments. These assignments may be reports, presentations, practical assessments or research projects.

Career Opportunities:

This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a Personal Trainer, but who do not already hold the pre-requisite of Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise). In addition to the planning and instructing of both Gym Based and Personal Training programmes, learners will cover; Anatomy and physiology (at levels 2 and 3); Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment; Principles of exercise, fitness and health; How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and the Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

National Certificate/Diploma

About provider

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College Apprenticeships

Eastleigh College is a General FE College based in Eastleigh, Hampshire specialising in Apprenticeships for 10 years. We have recently launched 'The Apprenticeship Experts' team based at the College in response to our growing success in this area. We offer...

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Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
SO50 5FS Hampshire

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