The qualification is designed to offer entry to employment; however, learners can also progress onto the following qualifications:
• Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
• Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training.
• Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
• Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
• Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.
• Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Fitness Instructing.
• Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness.
During the qualification learners will cover the following:
17-week blended learning course. Most of the time you will work form home on modules directed by the tutor. You will have to attend college in person when requested by the tutor and especially for your practical assessments in the gym.
Gym Instructing and Personal Training Level 3 Diploma ACTIVEIQ
Complete application form. Interview with course tutor and initial assessment.
Learners must be 19+ years old. While there are no other specific entry requirements, an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) is involved, and learners entering the programme should have basic skills in communication pitched at Level 2. The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. The qualification has been designed for individuals who wish to work and/or seek employment as a personal trainer.
To achieve the qualification learners must complete the eleven mandatory units.
*Free for students who meet the funding eligibility criteria.
Successful achievement of this qualification will provide entry to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a practitioner (exercise and fitness). Launched in 2011, CIMSPA is the professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. CIMSPA was awarded chartered status by the Privy Council, which came into effect at the beginning of January 2012. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and a single unified voice for the sector. To read more about CIMSPA, please visit https://www.cimspa.co.uk. This accredited achievement is valued and recognised by employers and can assist learners to increase/enhance their career opportunities, progression and earning potential. Learners will be able to progress into employment as a Personal Trainer.