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Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructing (RQF) Diploma Level 3

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  • Limited number of 19+ loans available on this course.
  • Offer expires 31st October 2017
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The fitness industry is an exciting and expanding industry and there is a high rate of employment within the industry with currently more than 6,000 fitness centres located all across the UK.

Many people from all walks of life long to get fitter and feel healthier but are not quite sure how. This means that there has never been a better time to take action towards becoming a qualified fitness professional.

What you'll learn and study on the course

This course will allow you to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes and develop your skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

On this course you'll be able to develop your skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training. You'll learn  how to provide gym-based exercise, the anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and safety requirements in a fitness environment, plan and prepare personal training sessions and adapt a personal training programme with clients.

What you can do after with it

After finishing this course, you'll be able to gain employment in various areas of the health and fitness industry. You can work within a luxury hotel, health club or spa, join large chains, or independently owned gyms, instruct at holiday resorts or on cruise ships or even go self-employed and build a private client base.

Also, you'll be able to work as a fitness instructor, class instructor, fitness coach or personal trainer.

Unit One: Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the effects of exercise on the body
  • Understand the components of fitness
  • Understand how to apply the principles and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
  • Understand the Exercise contraindications and key safety guidelines for special populations
  • Understand how to safely monitor exercise intensity
  • Understand the health benefits of physical activity
  • Understand the importance of healthy eating

Unit Two: Instructing gym-based exercise (A/600/9020)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to provide gym-based exercise
  • Be able to prepare self and equipment for gym-based exercise
  • Be able to prepare clients for gym-based exercise
  • Be able to instruct gym-based exercise
  • Be able to supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
  • Be able to bring a gym-based exercise session to an end
  • Be able to reflect on providing gym-based exercise
  • Be able to support clients taking part in gym-based exercise

Unit Three: Anatomy and physiology for exercise (H/600/9013)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the structure and function of the circulatory system
  • Understand the structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Understand the structure and function of the skeleton
  • Understand joints in the skeleton
  • Understand the muscular system
  • Understand the life-course of the musculoskeletal system and its implications for special populations exercise
  • Understand energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Understand the nervous system and its relation to exercise

Unit Four: Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (M/600/9015)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to form effective working relationships with clients
  • Understand how to address barriers to exercise/physical activity that clients experience
  • Understand how to support clients to adhere to exercise/physical activity
  • Understand how to provide ongoing customer service to clients

Unit Five: Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T/600/9016)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand emergency procedures in a fitness environment
  • Understand health and safety requirements in a fitness environment
  • Understand how to control risks in a fitness environment
  • Understand how to safeguard children and vulnerable adults

Unit Six: Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (A/600/9051)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the heart and circulatory system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Understand the musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise
  • Understand postural and core stability
  • Understand the nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Understand the endocrine system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Understand energy systems and their relation to exercise

Unit Seven: Programming personal training with clients (F/600/9052)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to prepare personal training programmes
  • Understand the importance of long term behaviour change for personal training
  • Understand the principles of collecting information to plan a personal training programme
  • Understand how to screen clients prior to a personal training programme
  • Understand how to identify personal training goals with clients
  • Understand how to plan a personal training programme with clients
  • Understand how to adapt a personal training programme with clients
  • Be able to collect information about clients
  • Be able to agree goals with clients
  • Be able to plan a personal training programme with clients
  • Be able to manage a personal training programme
  • Be able to review progress with clients
  • Be able to adapt a personal training programme with clients

Unit Eight: Delivering personal training sessions (J/600/9053)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  • Understand how to adapt exercise to meet client needs during personal training sessions
  • Understand how to review personal training sessions with clients
  • Be able to plan and prepare personal training sessions
  • Be able to prepare clients for personal training sessions
  • Be able to instruct and adapt planned exercises
  • Be able to bring exercise sessions to an end
  • Be able to reflect on providing personal training sessions

Unit Nine: Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme (L/600/9054)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the principles of nutrition
  • Understand key guidelines in relation to nutrition
  • Understand nationally recommended practice in relation to providing nutritional advice
  • Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • Understand how to collect information relating to nutrition
  • Understand how to use nutritional information
  • Understand the principles of nutritional goal setting with clients
  • Be able to collect and analyse nutritional information
  • Be able to apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

Unit Ten: Planning gym-based exercise (F/600/9018)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Understand how to use client information to plan gym-based exercise
  • Understand how to plan gym-based exercise with clients
  • Be able to collect and use client information to plan a gym-based exercise programme
  • Be able to plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise programme with clients

ECDL Certificate

This course is the official British Computer Society (BCS) ECDL course. The qualification has been designed to map directly into the ITQ. (for more information please see: http://www.bcs.org/category/16699). When you gain the ECDL certificate you will also receive the ITQ certification. In order to gain the ECDL certificate you must sit the exam at a registered ECDL test centre (when you search for your nearest test centre simply select “ECDL/ITQ” and “Testing only” from the available options and then click “Go Find”). If you would like to find your nearest test centre please see:http://apps.bcs.org/fac/.

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan with this course. We are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. You can access your Advanced Learner Loan if you meet the criteria. Two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.
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Payment Method
With an Advanced Learner Loan
Registration Fee £37.25
Repayments: No Payments until salary reaches £21,000
Total Price: £2,882.00
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Advanced Learner Loans are administered by Student Finance England (SFE)

Student Finance England is a Student Loans Company service, providing financial support to students on behalf of the UK Government.

You can enrol today and pay much, much later

You can access your course information straight away. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

*Cashback will be paid to you once you have finished paying for your course in full. For more information, please see our cash back terms and conditions. The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course. (APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.
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Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, Dimensions Training Solutions offers considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.

Enhanced course content

Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.

You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.

Additional personal support

A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues. Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.

You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date” and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.


The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses

Features Course funded
by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans
Course funded privately
Personal Student Support Officer assigned to you
Personal Assessor Support assigned to you Automatic embedding of 6 key Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) in course
10 EILS available
Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date”
Flexible deadline to finish your course
Online study delivery
Postal study delivery
Payment in full or in instalments while you study
Eligibility requirement for loan
Nothing to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.
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Advanced Learner Loan?
  • Aged over 19 and living in the UK?
  • 19+ loans are Government backed, so you only pay them back if you’re earning over £21,000 a year.