This Level 3 Personal Training certification course aims to develop learners’ existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction who would like to pursue a career in personal training. The NCFE Certificate in Personal Training is a nationally recognised qualification. It also provides access to The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.
Develop your knowledge and skills in gym instruction to pursue or advance a career in personal training.
This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
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Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.
Up to 240 hours which is under 40 minutes per day for 12 months.
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, PowerPoint presentations, video/audio recordings, work-based and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This is a blended learning course, which means some of your study will be done at home, some will be done face to face with your tutor, and all of your practical assessment will take place at our Birmingham-based assessment centre. All information about your course will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
You have up to a year to complete this course, this is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.
As you study, you will submit coursework that will be marked by your tutor. You’ll also be required to attend an assessment day at the end of your course.
Difficulty - Level 3
Entry requirements - A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing.
Credits - 36
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In addition to your course fee, you will need to pay £250 for each assessment day you attend. How many days you need to attend will be dependent on how you progress on the course, students normally need between 1-3 assessment dates.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
There’s no exam, but you will need to attend an assessment day at the end of the course.
The theory aspect of the course, which takes the majority of the study hours can be completed from anywhere in world. However, you will need to be able to attend our practical assessment day based in Birmingham, UK to complete your qualification.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).