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Level 3 Award in Business Skills

For Fitness Professionals

Our courses are delivered by experienced and qualified tutors to guide you through the course (They also have great PT business experience to pass on).

Level 3 Award in Business Skills for the Fitness Professional is designed for flexibility in mind like any of our courses. This course is offered as a day time option consisting of 2 days. Many course providers require you to learn the theory online to gain the qualification but you need a business plan not just the qualification. This helps reduce the course cost but sacrifices your learning tutor contact time, would you reduce your PT rate and trust your client to train in there own time? We understand everyone needs help.

The qualification will enable each learner to understand the specific knowledge required from the course to be applied to your own business idea. Kent Sport Academy understands the values of being taught clearly to give you the best opportunity starting your new career. The time each day will be planned depending on the individual groups needs to enable the course to be specific as possible, you will need to bring your ideas with you and have an idea of how you want to run your business. We just work together to get you to make the idea work as a 3 year plan.

To ensure you are comfortable in your understanding of the theory elements to help your business grow in a positive fashion. 

Level 3 Award in Business Skills

The course covers the components and the purpose of the business plan. This course aims to establish a business in the required legal frameworks which helps when researching business ideas and costs. Identifying internal and external factors that can affect the business and exploit ways to help you hit targets and your objectives. Building a pricing strategy and payment policy that will also help you understand the importance of forecasting financial information to allow for cash flow. To make your business build with solid foundations, you have the skills of a PT but be one step ahead in building a calculated plan.

Planning your business to gain your type clientele and how. This is also an important part when going to job interviews as a PT. Many Fitness and Health Centers are recruiting for PT's to work self employed, get your business plan right and you can make a living and get job satisfaction.

Course Duration

Our Business Skills course will last 2 days. You will have face to face tuition to give you expert advice on choices, planning and working out the viability of your business plan. 

Course Assessment
  • Business Plan Project
  • Case Study

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Business Skills for the Fitness Professional

Progression Routes after completing the course
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 2 Fitness Instructing (ETM, Gym, Children's Fitness)
  • Level 2 Circuit Training
  • Level 2 Instructing Group Cycling
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 Sport Massage
Course Price Includes
  • Active Registration, Manual and certificates
  • Course manual
  • 6 CPD Rep's Credits
  • Course Assessments
Following the business course you will be able to

The aim of this qualification is to equip you with the knowledge and underpinning knowledge required to market, plan and deliver successful personal training service. You will be able to prepare and market a business finance strategy if you are wishing to freelance.

Business Skills Level 3 entry requirements
There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however this award is designed for personal trainers and fitness instructors and so recommended that learners possess or be working towards a relevant qualification in order to achieve the learning outcomes (e.g Certificate in Personal Training)

£265 per person**


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