Level 3 Diploma In Personal Training – Gym Based Exercise

4th August 2017

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training – Gym Based Exercise

This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a Personal Trainer, but who do not already hold the pre-requisite of Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise).

In addition to the planning and instructing of both Gym Based and Personal Training programmes, learners will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology (at levels 2 and 3)
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme.
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    This qualification is suitable for the 16-19 study programmes or can be used as a stand-alone qualification.

    Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

  • Anatomy and physiology including: - the heart and circulatory system - the musculoskeletal system - postural and core stability - the nervous, endocrine and energy systems and their relation to exercise and health
  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • How to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • How to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • How to apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
  • How to design, manage, and adapt a gym based exercise and personal training programme with apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • How to deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • Mandatory units (Learners must complete all units to achieve 52 credits) Credits GLH
    Principles of exercise, fitness and health 4 28
    Anatomy and physiology for exercise 6 41
    Planning gym-based exercise 4 23
    Instructing gym-based exercise 6 37
    Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity 2 13
    Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment 2 16
    Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health 6 43
    Programming personal training with clients 7 47
    Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme 6 40
    Delivering personal training sessions 9 58
    Learner prerequisites: None.
    • E - Assessment
    • Multiple choice examination
    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Practical examination
     
    Cost of Course
    Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) £1,799
    Combined Level 2 & Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) £2,249 (Save £299!)
    Units Covered
    Principles of exercise, fitness and health
    Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
    Planning gym-based exercise
    Instructing gym-based exercise
    Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
    Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
    Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
    Programming personal training with clients
    Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
    Delivering personal training sessions
    Please email admin@astaratraining.co.uk to sign up or for more information.
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