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Level 3 Elite Diploma in Personal Training

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Includes Sports Nutrition, Indoor Cycling, Circuit, Kettlebells!

Level 3 Elite Diploma in Personal Training

£399 £2094

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Or 10% deposit and £29.93 per month for 12 months

The Level 2 in Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based) and Level 3 in Personal Training is combined in this great value diploma.

This comprehensive distance-learning course gives you all the tools you need to work in the fitness industry. In Level 2 you’ll gain key underlying knowledge about the principles of exercise, the human body and how to create safe and effective fitness programmes. Then in Level 3 you’ll take those skills to the next level, advancing your knowledge of nutrition and how to deliver fantastic one-to-one training.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • VTCT Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • FitLearn Indoor Cycling Instructor
  • FitLearn Circuit Instructor
  • FitLearn Kettlebell Instructor
  • 24/7 Tutor Support via Telephone and Email
  • You will be able to register with REPs at Level 3 and join CIMSPA
  • Study anytime with 100% video based resources
  • No need to travel with 100% distance based study

Study anywhere, anytime with this distance based course.

COURSE DETAILS

The Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is a fully digital programme that is delivered online through the FitLearn Academy student portal and incorporates both the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. From your dashboard you will access workbooks, multiple-choice exams and upload your practical assessments. You are also able to book any optional workshop or assessment days you would like to attend. We recommend that the study time for this programme is 4 weeks but will vary depending on the number of hours committed to studying each week.

For this programme you will complete the following assessments.

  • Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP) – Fill in your LAP when you complete modules. Submit your answers, work with your tutor and achieve.
  • Multiple choice exams – Take your exams online when you choose, using our simple multiple choice format.
  • Practical sessions – With FitLearn you can take your practical assessments in your own gym so there’s not the hassle of travelling to a distant assessment centre. Just pick a training partner and then use your phone to video yourself performing a session. You can then upload the result directly from your phone through our specially built training portal. Your tutor will watch the video, and give you feedback on what you’ve done well and where you can make things better. You can even do it again if you don’t get it right the first time. Or if you prefer you are able to attend our state of the art HQ and perform your assessment face-to-face.
  • Case study ­– Test your client skills on a training partner. Build a client profile for them and create an exercise programme. Deliver the programme and then evaluate the results. Just like you will be doing for clients when you’re working as a professional.
  • Practical Hours/Workshop – Gain practical experience! Choose between either 20 hours work experience with a REPs professional in your local gym and complete your logbook to record a variety of observations and tasks that you have witnessed and shadowed. Alternatively attend a workshop with a FitLearn tutor and spend a whole day with an industry expert gaining invaluable hands-on experience in a gym environment!

STUDY METHOD

We make studying simple. Your courses are broken down into step-by-step YouTube style video lessons to keep learning interactive and fun, with knowledge check quizzes to keep you on track. Watch the videos as many times as you need before completing your assessments online. No need to travel or work to anyone’s schedule except your own!

COURSE PRICING & PAYMENT OPTIONS

We aim to make our courses accessible to as many people as possible, so either choose to pay upfront or spread the cost with a deposit and the remaining balance spread over 12 monthly instalments.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

You do not need any previous experience or qualifications to enrol on this course as it includes a LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN FITNESS INSTRUCTING.

On completion of this programme you will receive the following qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • VTCT Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • FITLEARN Kettlebell Instructor
  • FITLEARN Circuit Instructor
  • FITLEARN Indoor Cycling Instructor

This will allow you to join the following professional bodies:

  • Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 3 (REPs)
  • Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)

OUR STUDENT REVIEWS

OUR REFUND POLICY

FitLearn delivers accredited qualifications in a digital format. These are personalised to each student with immediate access given upon payment. In line with the Consumer Rights Act 2015 we will be unable to offer a refund on digital content. Please see our refund policy for full details.

We aim to make every aspect of study as flexible as possible – including our assessments. We believe you should be able to take your exams and practical sessions when it suits you.

Our five assessment paths  

  • Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP) – Fill in your LAP when you complete modules. Submit your answers, work with your tutor and achieve.
  • Multiple choice exams – Take your exams online when you choose, using our simple multiple choice format.
  • Video practical sessions – With FitLearn you can take your practical assessments in your own gym so there’s not the hassle of travelling to a distant assessment centre. Just pick a training partner and then use your phone to video yourself performing a session. You can then upload the result directly from your phone through our specially built training portal. Your tutor will watch the video, and give you feedback on what you’ve done well and where you can make things better. You can even do it again if you don’t get it right the first time.
  • Case study – Test your client skills on a training partner. Build a client profile for them and create an exercise programme. Deliver the programme and then evaluate the results. Just like you will be doing for clients when you’re working as a professional.
  • Practical Hours/Workshop– Gain practical experience! Choose between either 20 hours work experience with a REPs professional in your local gym and complete your logbook to record a variety of observations and tasks that you have witnessed and shadowed. Alternatively, attend a workshop with a FitLearn tutor and spend a whole day with an industry expert gaining invaluable hands-on experience in a gym environment!

This course is specially designed for distance learning.

When you sign up with FitLearn, we provide you with a fitness tutor and an induction webinar to get you started on the right foot.

The webinar gives you a complete overview of our service, together with the instructions on how to get the best out of your course and access support if you need it.

Get the following resources:

  • Unlimited tutor support by telephone and email
  • Hard copy training manuals, created by fitness professionals
  • Access to a purpose-built online training portal where you can complete multiple choice exams and submit video-based assessments
  • Straightforward high-quality workbooks

The Level 2 course will take a minimum of 2 weeks to complete and the Level 3 course will take a minimum of 4 weeks, but we allow up to a year so you can easily fit the courses around other commitments. We can even organise an extension for a small fee if you need it. The approximate guided time for this course is 402 hours.

With easy-to-follow materials, flexible study and tutor support, FitLearn set you up for success.

Outcomes

  • Eligible for entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 3
  • Permitted to obtain public liability insurance as a gym instructor
  • Eligible to become a CIMSPA member
  • Advance your knowledge up to the standard of a professional personal trainer
  • Become employed by a gym as a personal trainer or set up your own business.

Support When You Need It

FitLearn gives you proven materials that contain all the information you need. But if you’re still struggling, take advantage of our unlimited 1-2-1 support to help you over any hurdles in the course. Our professionals have been through the same learning as you – so there’s not a challenge out there you can’t beat together.

ASSESSMENT ANYWHERE, ANYTIME

We make studying as adaptable as possible, so you can complete your coursework and multiple-choice exams online, whenever you want. You can even film your practical assessments at your own gym and then upload them to us to grade.

Graduate Interview Guarantee

With a FitLearn qualification behind you, clubs know you’ll have the skills to work with their customers. We can guarantee that all of our graduates are offered an interview through our network of partners at their closest available gym.

FAQs

What is a FitLearn CPD Course?

These courses have been developed by FitLearn to give you specialist instructor knowledge. They are unregulated online workshops and upon completion, you will be able to instantly download a Certificate of Achievement.  There are no registration or certification fees for FitLearn CPD courses.

WILL THERE BE ANY ADDITIONAL FEES?

Our awarding bodies charge a registration and certification fee for each qualification that is completed with them. To see the fees associated with this course please click here.

Additional fees will also apply if you decide to attend any optional training days.

WHAT IF I'M NOT BASED IN THE UK?

The principles of personal training are the same no matter where in the world you live and we are honoured to have students in many different countries including the UK, Ireland, Australia, Croatia, USA, Thailand, Dubai and China. This programme can be completed entirely through distance learning and online assessment.

Any additional customs duties and import VAT for resources sent are your responsibility. Full details of these can be found here.

DO I ACCESS ALL OF THE COURSES AT ONCE?

You will complete each qualification in sequence, starting with the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing. This way you won’t get overwhelmed and will build your knowledge from the basics up, once you have completed a qualification the next will unlock.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I FAIL AN ASSESSMENT?

You will never fail an assessment! If you don’t pass first time it’s known as a referral, not a fail. Your assessor will give you detailed feedback to help you understand where you have gone wrong and how to improve. You can then resubmit or retake your assessment (additional fees may apply).

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAMME?

This programme has been designed to fit around other commitments and allow you to study without deadlines. Start when you’re ready and qualify at your own pace. If you need to take a break, your student portal will keep track of your progress so getting back into studying couldn’t be easier. You will have a total of 12 months to complete this package.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

We are happy to answer any questions you have, call us on 020 3322 7111 and speak to one of our course advisors. General FAQs can be found here.

DO I NEED ACCESS TO A GYM?

Having access to a gym while you are studying will be hugely beneficial as it allows you to put your new skills into practice and reinforces the theory you are learning. You will need access to a gym to perform your video based practical assessments.

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET WHILE I STUDY?

Our team of expert tutors are here for you! We offer unlimited support while you are studying by both telephone and email.

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