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Personal Training (Practitioner) YMCA Diploma Level 3

Level 3 - Advanced

Personal Training (Practitioner) YMCA Diploma Level 3

This qualification is for gym instructors wishing to work and/or seek employment in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer on an employed or self-employed basis. Or those wishing to use the qualification as a platform for progression on to further learning.

The YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) is regulated by Ofqual and lasts for 18 weeks. Study at Sutton Coldfield College with our industry experts.

Key topics/skills/knowledge covered:

  • Anatomy and Physiology required when exercise programming and design for a range of clients
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of commonly occurring medically controlled diseases and health conditions
  • How to gather and analyse client information and establish their current health and fitness status.
  • How to design and deliver a health and fitness programme suitable to an individual’s specific goals and level of fitness awarding excellence
  • How to plan and conduct physical activity sessions within a variety of environments
  • How to provide nutritional advice for physical activity based on a client’s needs
  • How to prepare for employment, as personal trainer, on either an employed or self-employed basis