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Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training


Active IQ is the most recognised and sought after qualification in the fitness industry. Our courses are delivered by experienced and qualified tutors to guide you through the course.

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course is designed with flexibility in mind like any of our courses. This course is offered as a part time option consisting of 8 teaching days 9:30am-5pm

Other course providers require you to learn the theory by self directed study prior to attendance of the practical element as part of their course, this option relies on you having discipline to understand the work set on your own.

Kent Sport Academy understands the values of being taught clearly and concisely to give you the best opportunity starting your new career. The time set over each day will be set depending on the groups needs .

To ensure you are comfortable in your understanding of the theory and practical elements, full support is available to assist learners when help is required.

Course Modules Include:
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Applying Principles of Nutrition
  • Programming Personal Training clients
  • Delivering Personal Training sessions
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity.
Course Format

Our Certificate in Personal Training course will last 8 days, this is for people who already hold a level 2 in fitness instruction. If you don't hold a level 2, the Diploma in Personal Training covers both at a discounted rate or look at the Packages if you wish This will provide you with the expert knowledge to lead your own clients fitness programmes.

Following the Personal Training course you will be able to:
Gather and analyse information to plan and adapt a personal trainer programme to ensure client success. Use personal training skills and strategies to successfully motivate and inspire clients to change their behaviour. Set out an effective and ethical weight management programme for personal trainer clients and get real results.
Personal Trainer Level 3 Entry Requirements:

Level 3 Personal Trainer course is designed to take students who are just starting out in the fitness industry to make them well educated and confident fitness professionals. Students will need to be at least 18 years old with reasonable level of fitness, and experience of using gym equipment will be an advantage. The ability to read, write with numeracy skills and hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification to meet the course requirements.

Personal Trainer Qualification

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)

Progression Routes
  • Level 3 Business Skills
  • Level 3 Sports Massage
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral
Course Price includes
  • Course registration
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer Certificate
  • Course Manual
  • Course assessment fees & assessments
  • Eligible for Level 3 Personal Trainer Status on REPs
  • 20 CPD credits

£1250 per person


Kent Sport Academy, Epps Building, Bridge Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1BB

Contact Details

Telephone - 01233 641000

Mobile - 07909 703631

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Please see the Diploma in PT course if you have no current fitness qualifications - click here


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