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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Do you want a career that is fun, flexible and improves the lives of others? Start your career as a personal trainer to help others feel the physical and mental benefits of a healthy lifestyle through fitness & nutrition while you make a profitable career for yourself.

This amazing course is ideal for those continuing their professional development after completing their gym instructor qualification, and are looking to qualify as a personal trainer. Once qualified candidates will be able to personal train clients on a one to one basis and in small groups, carry out fitness testing, give advice on lifestyle and nutrition and deliver periodised programming to their clients.

This qualification also includes a new unit which covers professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers, a vital part of starting a career as a personal trainer. The course is taught through blended learning which is a mixture of home study/e-learning and 5 face to face attendance days covering the practical elements of the course.

Course Content

  • Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness
  • The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  • Understanding lifestyle, health and wellbeing and common medical conditions
  • Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients
  • Programme design and delivery for personal training
  • Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers

Pre-requisite

  • Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

Assessment and Certification

The course is assessed through written questions, assignments, theory assessments and practical observations. Some assessments are completed as home study, some during the attendance days and some on an allocated assessment date. Please note that if you cannot make your allocated assessment date for this course there is an option to change to a different date.

On completion candidates will be awarded with an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training which is eligible for entry to CIMSPA as a level 3 personal training practitioner.

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  • Practical Sessions 5 days
  • Class size 10
  • Total Qualification Time (preparation/home study/lectures) 430 hours
Personal training diploma
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UPCOMING COURSES

EDINBURGH - 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th February, assessment 2nd or 3rd March 2024 (FULL)

MANILVA, SPAIN - 1st, 1nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th March, assessment 9th March 2024

GLASGOW - 12th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April, assessment 27th April 2024

ABERDEEN - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th May, assessment 18th May 2024

FIFE - 14th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd June, assessment 29th June 2024

EDINBURGH - 9th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th August, assessment 24th or 25th August 2024

MANILVA, SPAIN - 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th October 2024

GLASGOW - 18th, 19th, 20th, 28th, 27th October, assessment 2nd November 2024

EDINBURGH - 15th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th November, assessment 30th November or 1st December 2024

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