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Sport & Outdoor Activities

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Mode of study Part-time
Duration 32 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Tuition Fee £1,417
Exam/Reg Fee £222
Course code PLR3CPT001 (2021)
Runs on Wednesday
  • Entry Requirements

    * A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing
    * The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary
    * There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at levels 3 and 2 respectively

  • What does the course involve?

    The learner must achieve all mandatory units. The total credit value is 36.
    This qualification comprises of 7 mandatory units

    The following 3 units have already been achieved at Level 2 (unit 1,2,3) and in order to achieve the full personal training certificate learners must achieve units 4,5,6,7.

    1. Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (M/600/9015) – this unit is worth 2 credits
    2. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T/600/9016)– this unit is worth 2 credits
    3. Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017) – this unit is worth 4 credits
    4. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (A/600/9051) – this unit is worth 6 credits
    5. Programming personal training with clients (F/600/9052) – this unit is worth 7 credits
    6. Delivering personal training sessions (J/600/9053) – this unit is worth 9 credits
    7. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme (L/600/9054) – this unit is worth 6 credits

    The course is internally assessed through coursework, Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence and Practical Demonstration/Assignment

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.