Level 3 Fitness Intructing and Personal Training

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Learners that successfully complete this qualification are able to gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3 and work in personal training. This course is delivered one day a week in college plus an online package supports your learning.

Course Information

Course is a mixture of theory and practical based unit. We have links with people in industry who come in and can give you useful tips on how to develop yourself within the industy.

Units / Modules

Level 2

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise -MCQ exam.
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment- Written Tasks.
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health -MCQ exam.
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity -Written Tasks.
  • Planning gym-based exercise -Written Tasks.
  • Instructing gym-based exercise- Observation of Delivery.

Level 3

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health -MCQ Exam,
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme -Written Tasks
  • Programming personal training with clients -Written Tasks
  • Delivering personal training sessions- Observation of Delivery

Career Progression

L3 Exercise Referral, L3 Massage or into industy.

Course Details


18 weeks

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Course Code


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

Labour Market

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

School of Sport Science & Exercise
Leeds City College
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