Fitness Instructing and Personal Training 1st4Sport Level 3 Diploma

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Park Lane Campus - A Block

Take your training knowledge to the next level with our Fitness Instructing and Personal Training programme. You will develop your knowledge of fitness by planning, delivering, and evaluating safe and effective personal training sessions. You'll explore anatomy and physiology in exercise and health contexts, as well as planning national activities.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Deliver safe and effective personal training sessions.
  • Support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity.
  • Plan national fitness activities.
  • Strengthen your understanding of anatomy and physiology.
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 including English and ideally maths or equivalent.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include further study at level 3, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,225   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts


    Take advantage of our exciting industry links with Firehouse Fitness, i2i Football Academy and Leeds Rhinos Foundation to enjoy professional facilities and expert coaching.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the sports coaching, sports instructing, and sports officials sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “I originally trialled for the Under 19s Academy at Leeds Rhinos and got into the squad. I trained there for a few months and the women’s team invited us for a few training sessions. From those training sessions, I was soon promoted to the women’s squad... “My ambition is to continue representing my country at future games. Leeds City College is helping me achieve my goals which I am grateful for.” - Caitlin Beevers, Sport and Exercise Sciences student.
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