Personal Fitness Trainer Level 3 and Yoga Teacher Level 3

Course code: OSC1076
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Develop the knowledge you need to be one step closer to achieving your dream career as a personal fitness trainer or yoga teacher!

  • Gain the knowledge to deliver personal fitness training and yoga classes.
  • Learn how to develop exercise programmes that work for your clients.
  • Explore motivational techniques and exercise psychology to guide your clients towards their fitness goals.
  • Discover the origins, styles and benefits of yogic principles.
  • Study a wide variety of postures known as ‘asanas’ to teach in a yoga class.
Course Overview

If you’d enjoy a career in the booming exercise and fitness industry, and like the idea of getting involved in both personal training and exercise classes, this course offers an ideal way to get started with great employability prospects and earning potential.

Course Duration

Up to two years.

Study Hours

Approximately 180 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive two Certificates 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

Personal Fitness Trainer Level 3

  • 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

Yoga Teacher Level 3

  • Systems of the body
  • Skeletal system
  • Tendons and ligaments
  • Muscular system
  • Muscle groups
  • Respiratory system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • The origins of yoga
  • The different styles of yoga
  • The benefits of yoga
  • Chakras
  • Meditation
  • Relaxation
  • Yogic breathing styles
  • Contraindications
  • Pregnancy
  • Risk assessment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sun salutation
  • Standing poses
  • Warrior 1
  • Warrior 2
  • Warrior 3
  • Triangle
  • Tree
  • Chair
  • Dancer
  • Seated poses
  • Perfect pose
  • Staff pose
  • Hip rock
  • Seated spinal twist
  • Boat pose
  • Seated forward bend
  • Childs pose
  • Camel pose
  • Corpse pose
  • Shoulder stand
Extra Info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. This bundle will take you approximately 180 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. You will receive your materials by post or email, as well as full tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificates of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

• Dedicated personal tutor support
• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE XO Student Discounts card
• FREE CV critique service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• *Comprehensive study guide
• *Open Study College pen and highlighter
• *Student study planner
• *Student notebook
• *Document wallet
* Not included with the online study option

No. Everything you need is included in the price.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

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