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Level 3 in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training

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Course CodeS0301
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
Introduction This course is designed for people wanting to become a Personal Trainer in a gym or health club, or on a self employed basis. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective progressive programmes of exercise, and provide individual training on a one to one basis. They will also be able to give nutritional advice specific to a client’s goals and needs, having carried out a comprehensive fitness and lifestyle assessment.
Study Outline On this programme you will study: Anatomy and Physiology; How to Maintain Health, Safety and Welfare in a Variety of Fitness Environments; How to Programme Safe and Effective Exercise for a Range of Clients; How to Communicate with Clients Effectively; How to Apply the Principles of Nutrition to Support Client Goals as Part of an Exercise and Physical Activity Programme; How to Design, Manage, and Adapt a Personal Training Programme; How to Deliver Exercise and Physical Activity.
Entry RequirementsCandidates must hold a Level 2 Diploma in Fitness Instructing (Gym) as recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). Age to be considered 16-18 years
Equipment You will need practical kit, A4 lever arch file, pens and a USB
AttendanceFull time, September - July Two to three days per week including work placement.
Assessment The course involves a mixture of internal and external assessment which includes multiple choice theory paper/e assessment (Anatomy and Physiology and Principals of Exercise), practical examination, professional discussions alongside worksheets to provide evidence of your “real work” activity.
ProgressionMoving into the industry or continue into Higher Education
Awarding Body NCFE
Level 3
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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