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NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is FREE for learners aged 18 who have just finished BTEC or A Levels and are ready to make a positive contribution to the workplace and to the health and wellbeing of a broad range of clients with different needs, in different types of environments.

The course is designed as a 1-year, full-time blended learning course with 2 online lessons per and weekly practicals led by a qualified personal trainer (Matt)

What does it involve?

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The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Personal Trainer in the Sport and Active Leisure sector. This qualification is aimed at learners that are not currently in the role, who may go on to be employed or self-employed as a Personal Trainer.


The Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training requires learners to successfully complete 6 mandatory units:

  • Applied anatomy and physiology for activity, health and fitness

  • Client motivation and lifestyle management

  • Programming personal training sessions

  • Delivering personal training sessions

  • Nutrition to support a physical activity programme

  • Business acumen for personal trainers



This course is FREE for students aged 18

Award Body: NCFE


Start Date: September 2022

Course Type: Blend of Face to Face and Online

Duration: 1-year

Entry Requirments: 

  • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended

  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary

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