The Level 3 Diploma in gym instructing & personal training is suitable for you if you want to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector and gain employment as a personal trainer. The course is particularly suitable if you want to work as a personal trainer in a self-employed environment and build your own business.
It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programs and personal training sessions to a range of clients. It will also provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop your own business marketing strategies.
What will I learn
You will study the following units:
? Anatomy & physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness
? To successfully gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques
? To assess a client’s current health and fitness status
? To plan and conduct physical activity sessions, within a variety of environments using multiple resources
? To perform an effective client consultation and provide strategies for successful behaviour change
? To communicate effectively and build successful relationships with your clients and other healthcare professionals
How will I learn
Learning is done via a range of assessment methods, which include practical observations, group and peer assessments, interactive workshops, work experience and a variety of Q & A techniques. Lessons and learning take place in the gym, sport hall and classroom.
Redcar and Cleveland College offers a range of short courses for Fitness Instructors which you may want to enrol on upon completion.
Welcoming and friendly environment
Taught by experienced highly motivated knowledgeable tutors
Excellent links with local employers (Everyone Active, One Gym and Lifestyle Fitness)