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Personal Training VTCT Level 3 course

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Course Dates:

Bideford, Devon

 

(9 days)

January 2020 – Wed 8th, Wed 22nd

February 2020 – Wed 5th, Wed 12th

March 2020 – Wed 4th, Wed 18th, Wed 25th

April 2020 – Wed 15th, Wed 29th

May 2020 – Wed 13th

 

Description

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training course (Gym based exercise)

 

Entry level:  

None (Pre-requisite of Level 2 Fitness Instructing not applicable as the units are included in this qualification.)

Description:  

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise) is for learners seeking to work in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer, specialising in gym based exercise. This qualification is based on fitness National Occupational Standards (NOS). The qualification is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for employment/self-employment as a personal trainer.

There are no prerequisite qualifications required and entry can be via an interview.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively and competently as a personal trainer in gym based exercise setting, which includes: anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, principles of exercise health and fitness, know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment and nutrition for physical activity.

Learners will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct gym based exercise programmes and personal training programmes. All units are mandatory.

This course covers the Level 2 Fitness Instructing as well as Level 3 Personal Training.

What could this qualification lead to?

Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to join REPs and become a Level 3 member as a personal trainer.

Career opportunities as a personal trainer for gym based exercise exist in a variety of settings, including:
– gyms/leisure centres/sports clubs
– independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
– hotels and spas

Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a personal trainer, learners may choose to further develop their knoweldge and skills by undertaking a specialist technical qualification, these include:

– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Mat-Based Pilates

Course format:

Theory, Practical attendance & assessment:  9 days

Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work

Written Exam: 3 Written exam papers

Training material is emailed to you.

Course content:         

UV20522 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise

UV20523 – Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

UV20524 – Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

UV20525 – Principles of exercise, fitness and health

UV20526 – Planning gym-based exercise

UV20527 – Instructing gym-based exercise

UV30536 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

UV30539 – Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

UV30540 – Programming personal training with clients

UV30541 – Delivering personal training sessions

Start time:                                                               

The home study can be started at anytime, but please ask for course dates practical training element.

Attendance:                                                             

9 days

Duration:                   

Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers

GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 346. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies,

assessments)

Model Required?:    

Group training = No, students will work on each other.

One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical

training to personal train

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on clients for your case studies.

Exam board:                                                            

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust

The qualification is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for employment/self-employment as a personal trainer.


Career Opportunities:          

Career opportunities as a personal trainer for gym based exercise exist in a variety of settings, including:
– gyms/leisure centres/sports clubs
– independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
– hotels and spas

Whats included in the course fee:  

Training pack (PDF format & word format) A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Personalised study plan tailored to the individual students requirements. A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

We recommend you purchase a text book to  support your learning – Reading List 

We also have recommended products and equipment here – Equipment

Qualification gained:

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym based exercise)

This qualification has been mapped to the NOS.

The qualification is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for employment/self-employment as a personal trainer.

Insurance:

Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

Purchase your insurance by clicking here and receive a discount – Book insurance

 

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