Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training

Course: Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training FL3
Code: QSDPL3PTR1/F010H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 12/09/2016 to 30/06/2017
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 11.00
Weeks: 34



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

Students will study a range of units as part of this qualification including:-

• Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
• Principles of exercise, fitness and health
• Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
• Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity
• Design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with clients
• Apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
• Plan, market and sell services

This is a practical course with some theory, which will include anatomy and physiology, principles of fitness and exercise, working with clients, designing personal training programmes and business development.

Who is the programme for?

This course is for those students who wish to pursue a career in the fitness industry working as a personal trainer in a gym, leisure club or running their own business.

How long does it take to complete?
1 year

What qualifications do I need?

Successful completion of NVQ Level 2 in Instructing Exercise and Fitness or related Level 2 qualification

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
This course will be delivered in the Performing Arts and Sports Centre which includes a new 4 Court Sports Hall and Fitness Gym which houses a range of cardio-vascular and resistance machines, free weights and fitness testing equipment.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

Students will be required to purchase the college sports wear which will be worn when in the fitness gym.

How is the programme assessed?
Assessment will be made up of practical assessment and through the building of an evidence portfolio throughout the year.

What award will I achieve?
EDEXCEL NVQ Diploma in Personal Training (Level 3)

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What can I do next?

You will be able to progress into employment in the fitness industry working as a personal trainer or running your own business as a personal trainer.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk.

For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.

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