Personal Fitness Trainer Level 3

Course code: OSC1041
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Boost your knowledge of personal fitness training from home!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the psychology behind exercise and lifestyle.
  • Explore the bodies different systems, such as the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, and the effects exercise has on them.
  • Develop personal training skills and how to conduct a programme.
  • Gain an insight into business procedures and how to set yourself up as a personal fitness trainer.
Course Overview

Personal trainers enable faster, safer and more reliable results than training alone. They motivate clients to develop healthy habits and stay focused on achieving their goals.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 100 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assessments.

Course Content
  • Lifestyle psychology
  • Assessing stage of change
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Exercise adherence
  • Social support
  • Stress management
  • Exercise and stress management
  • Group dynamics
  • Goal setting
  • Application of psychology in personal fitness training
  • Functional anatomy
  • Divisions of a skeleton
  • Joint movements
  • Cartilage
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Understanding movement
  • Muscles and movement
  • The cardiovascular system
  • Respiratory system
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Metabolism and energy systems
  • Developing a programme
  • Resistance training
  • Myths and fallacies
  • Risk factors
  • Body composition
  • Muscle strength and endurance
  • Programme writing
  • Reps, sets and resistance
  • Progression
  • Alternative overload suggestions
  • Flexibility
  • Digestion and energy sources
  • Micronutrients
  • Calories and weight management
  • Kick start programmes
  • The kinetic chain
  • Sports performance
  • Sports specific conditioning
  • Posture and corrective exercises
  • Special populations
  • Business essentials
  • Setting up
  • How much do you want or need to earn?
  • Getting clients
  • Your brand
  • Client experience
  • Marketing
  • Managing and keeping clients
  • Growing your business
  • Business planning
  • Legal status
  • Your business plan