Level 3 Personal Trainer
This qualification is designed for people who are interested in working within the fitness industry as a Gym Instructor and/or Personal Trainer. It is a one year work related course where you will study YMCA Level 2 Diploma in Health and Wellbeing and YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instructing.
- Course Information
This combined course will help you to develop the essential skills needed to instruct exercise and fitness in preparation for working as a gym instructor.
- Entry Requirements
For our Advanced Vocational courses our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade C/Level 4 including either Maths or English Language at Level 4 or above, and no less than a Level 3 in the other.
Some courses and subjects will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
- How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through a variety of activities including multiple choice exams, direct practical observations, written workbooks, coursework assignments and some external assessments.
- Progression Pathway
If you successfully complete this course and have an excellent attendance record you could progress in college, gain employment or an Apprenticeship.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.