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Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual and groups of client in a personal training setting. It can lead to employment within an organisational setting or in a self-employed environment.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
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Part-Time 08/10/2018
Day: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 18:00-21:00
13 £556.00 Apply Now
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
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Part-Time 08/10/2018
Day: Monday/Wednesday
Time: 18:00-21:00
20+ £556.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview
You will gain a vocationally related qualification (VRQ), at Level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework. This Qualification allows access on to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP) at Level 3.
• Unit 4. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (A/600/9051) – 6 credits
• Unit 5. Programming personal training with clients (F/600/9052) – 7 credits
• Unit 6. Delivering personal training sessions (J/600/9053) – 9 credits
• Unit 7. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme (L/600/9054) – 6 credits.
This course is offered two evenings per week for 15 weeks. There may also be a two week Intensive course run at different stages of the year.
* 10% reduction in tuition fees for any prospective students that have completed L2 Gym instructor at SERC.
Entry Requirements
Candidates must hold a Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ETM) or equivalent. If using the ETM qualification, there must be clear evidence that the candidate has appropriate underpinning knowledge of free weights and resistance machines. The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, and a degree of physical fitness is necessary. There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and candidates should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at Levels 2 and 3 respectively.
Where will it take me?

This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual and groups of client in a personal training setting. Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting or alternatively in a self-employed environment.

How will it make me more employable?
This course will provide you with the knowledge and certification to enhance your employability and broaden your opportunities in the fitness industry.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Internally assessed:
• Formatively assessed direct observation of candidate carrying out a range of tests
• Case study worksheet
• Portfolio of evidence covering an eight or twelve week progressive programme of exercise for a client
• Practical observed assessment
• Nutrition case study consisting of short answer questions
• Worksheet
Externally assessed:
• A 105 minute theory paper consisting of fifty multiple choice questions
• A 75 minute theory paper consisting of thirty multiple choice questions
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