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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Codes

Qualification number
601/6792/0
SFA/LAD funding code
601/6792/0

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
245
Total qualification hours
360

Key dates

Operational start date
01/12/2015
Qualification review date
31/01/2023
Certification end date
31/01/2026

Overview

With the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training, your learners will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to become a personal trainer..

They will learn about:
- anatomy and physiology
- designing, delivering and evaluating personal training programmes
- promoting health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation.

Building their skills and understanding in these key areas will help them to provide important support to the people that they work with, helping your learners to empower them to make positive changes and achieve their training goals.

This qualification is supported by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as an industry-relevant qualification contributing to the industry’s professional framework.

Develops the knowledge, skills and confidence for people to become a personal trainer and deliver safe and effective personal training programmes
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress to other related 1st4sport qualifications, for example:

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport
  • 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
Achievement of this qualification would also allow learners to progress onto higher level qualifications within the fitness industry that focus on specific participant conditions including managing lower back pain, managing obese and diabetic clients and working with individuals with mental health conditions

This qualification may lead to permanent employment as a Personal Trainer. Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to join the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 3 member.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

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