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Personal Training (PDA)

Moray College UHI

Venues

Main campus

Content

This Professional Development Award will provide you with the underpinning knowledge and skills required to work in a personal training setting. The delivery of personal training services has several essential definitive features; respecting the client’s life experience, recognising the client and personal trainer as partners; providing services based on clients' preferences and choices; and it should be inclusive, promote self-determination and be based on person-centred planning.

The PDA has five mandatory units:
Core strength and posture; Deliver personal training sessions; Metabolic considerations for personal trainers; Planning and management of personal training; Working effectively and safely with clients.

Entry Requirements

HNC/D Fitness, Health and Exercise, or BSc Hons Sport and Fitness. Or self employment in personal training or gym instruction.

Progression Routes

HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise, HND Fitness, Health and Exercise or BSc (Hons) Sport and Fitness.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

Flexible

Department

Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level

6