The aim of this qualification is to develop learners with existing knowledge & skills in gym instruction who would like to pursue a career in personal training.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for personal training; Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing; Effective communication skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change; Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources; Legal and professional requirements for personal training.
How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis; How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance.
We must register candidates with Active IQ before the start date so please book as soon as possible. Candidates should have a suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing.
The tutor will require evidence of this. The course requires a degree of exercise so physical fitness is necessary. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, & learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at levels 3 and 2 respectively.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (work based)
Sport and Fitness