Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
REPs recognised Active IQ qualification
- Become fully qualified to work in a gym, fitness centre, run your own fitness classes, or even start your own business!
- Develop the knowledge to train your own clients and give nutritional advice.
- Attend a 2-day practical assessment/exams at a gym in Birmingham.
- Gain a REPs recognised qualification
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in personal training, this Active IQ Level 3 Diploma is ideal for students who want to progress their current career, achieve a nationally recognised REPs qualification in personal training and go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities.
Up to 1 year.
Approximately 430 hours.
Students will receive the Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training. You can become a qualified personal trainer.
Must have passed a Level 2 QCF registered gym fitness instruction course and have some degree of physical fitness.
Multiple choice exam, practical and video assessments and coursework.
Qualification code: 603/0895/3
- Structure and function of the cardiovascular system in relation to health and fitness.
- Structure and function of the skeletal system structure in relation to health and fitness.
- Structure and function of the myofascial system in relation to health and fitness.
- Structure and function of the nervous system in relation to health and fitness.
- Structure and function of endocrine system in relation to health and fitness.
- The role of the energy systems in relation to physical activity, exercise, and training.
- Structure and function of the digestive system in relation to health and fitness.
- How to access credible information about nutrition for health and exercise.
- Common nutritional terms related to health and exercise.
- The nutrients needed to maintain health.
- How nutrients from food are used to fuel and recover from physical activity.
- How to estimate daily energy and nutrient requirements for clients with different goals.
- The risks of poor nutritional and lifestyle practices.
- Nutritional considerations for specific client groups.
- Analysing client’s dietary habits and identify areas for improvement.
- Lifestyle factors that affect a client’s health and wellbeing.
- Commonly medical conditions and how they may impact a client’s lifestyle. Inc Hypertension, Obesity, Cardiorespiratory disease, Diabetes and Stress.
- How to risk-stratify and when to refer clients with common medical conditions.
- The importance of communication skills to effectively communicate and engage with clients.
- Techniques used to effectively communicate and engage with clients.
- Techniques used to support clients making lifestyle behaviour changes.
- Communication style
- How to create a positive environment that motivates and empowers clients, to meet their desired goals.
- How to collect and interpret health screening and fitness assessment data.
- Technological advancements that can help clients increase their activity levels and stay motivated and focused.
- How to monitor and interpret client data from a range of current information technology (IT) applications.
- Facilitating goal setting and action planning.
- Principles of safe and effective personal training programme design.
- Principles of periodisation and how they can be used effectively to meet client’s goal and needs.
- Integrating the use of alternative environments safely and effectively into personal training sessions.
- Considerations for planning and delivering group personal training sessions.
- The scope and professional boundaries of personal training pre- and post-natal women.
- The scope and professional boundaries of personal training older adults.
- Designing safe and effective personal training programmes and session plans.
- Instructing safe and effective exercise technique.
- Monitoring and motivating clients during exercise sessions.
- Reviewing a client’s progress and satisfaction
- The legal and professional requirements for personal training.
- Health and safety in the workplace.
- The requirements of a self-employed individual.
- The legal and professional requirements for the management of personal information and records.
- Marketing techniques and tactics.
- How to close a sale.
- How to set budgets and manage finances in a personal training business.
- How to monitor and interpret business data from a range of current information technology (IT) applications.
- How information technology (IT) applications are used to support effective business planning and delivery.
- The professional and personal importance of continuing professional development (CPD).
- Strategies to develop a successful personal training business.