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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Personal Training


The role of a Personal Trainer is to coach clients (on a one-to-one and small group basis) towards their health and fitness goals. Through the design and provision of creative and personalised exercise programmes and instruction, nutritional advice, and overall lifestyle management.

Personal Trainers will motivate clients to positively change their behaviour and improve their overall wellbeing by providing specialist, tailored advice within their scope of practice, while always being aware of when to refer clients to relevant appropriate professionals for specialist information and guidance (e.g. physiotherapist, registered dietician, medical specialist).

This course is CIMSPA accredited, which means that upon completion, you’ll be awarded 10 CPD points that will allow you to become a member with CIMSPA.

Please Note: As part of the course, you will need access to a gym to complete the assessment portion of the qualification.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Personal Training is an affordable option for those looking to pursue a career in personal training.

The course can be funded through Adult Education for those aged 19+.

With our flexible learning options, industry-leading curriculum, and experienced instructors, you can be sure that you are getting the most out of your investment in your future.

Funding your course with the Adult Education Budget

If you are aged 19 or older, the Adult Education Budget is a great way to pay for your Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Personal Training

The Adult Education Budget (AEB) is a government-funded programme developed to address the skills shortages in young adults in the UK.

What is covered in the qualification

    • Anatomy and physiology for personal training
    • Lifestyle and medical factors affecting wellbeing
    • Effective communication skills for client consultations
    • Planning and conducting physical activity sessions in a variety of environments
    • Legal and professional requirements for personal training
    • Setting up and managing a personal training business

We provide comprehensive personal training education with flexible learning options and an industry leading curriculum. Our experienced instructors will guide you through every aspect of personal training, equipping you with the skills you need to thrive.

How is the programme delivered and assessed?

Our programme offers the flexibility of fully remote learning, allowing you to complete the qualification in your own time over a period of 12-16 weeks. To earn your certification, you will be assessed through a variety of methods, including coursework, a multiple-choice examination, a portfolio of evidence and a practical demonstration/assignment.

Are you eligible?

  • Aged 19+
  • Have lived in the UK for the last 3 years
  • Have access to a gym for the duration of the course 

 If you are ready to take the first step towards a rewarding career as a personal trainer, click the button below to get started.

Key information

Level: 3

Duration: 12-16 Weeks

  • Fully funded for individuals aged 19+
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