Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

The Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training offers:

  • CIMPSA & REPs endorsed qualification
  • Ofqual accredited
  • Flexible online learning
  • Unlimited support from our specialist Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning tutors
  • Advanced anatomy & physiology knowledge
  • Skills to plan and conduct various physical activity sessions using a variety of resources
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis
  • How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance

£900.00 Ex VAT


Become a personal trainer in the fitness industry

If you have a passion for personal training within the fitness industry with a level 2 qualification, this CIMPSA &REPs endorsed certification is aimed at you.

This level 3 course is suitable for students to complete online and is delivered through:

  • Home study
  • E-Learning
  • Webinars
  • Tutorials

Active IQ’s level 3 Personal Training course is nationally recognised. Once you have successfully completed your course, you will be ready to work as a personal trainer through self-employment and throughout gyms across the UK. Your course tutor will support you to sign up and apply for positions. Students must already hold a suitable level 2 qualification in gym instructing before completing their level 3. If you are yet to achieve your level 2, please see our Active IQ level 2 in the Gym Instructing course before purchasing your level 3.

To successfully complete this course, students must have some experience with gym-based exercises, including free weights. Students must also have a basic level of fitness and basic skills in discussing, presenting, reading and writing.

Course Content

During this online level 3 course, you will complete the following modules:

  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology, which includes a range of sports & exercise science topics
  • The principles of nutrition and their application to fitness programmes
  • Common medical conditions (including older adult conditions)
  • Encouraging positive health & fitness behaviours & setting fitness goals with clients
  • Designing cardiovascular & resistance workouts and delivering personal training programmes
  • Professionalism and business acumen for Personal Trainers

Course Assessments

To achieve the qualification of the Personal Trainer, you will complete:

  • Coursework – (a portfolio with assignments & worksheets)
  • Online multiple choice theory exams
  • Practical exams

Course Outcomes

Once you have completed your level 3 and have successfully qualified as a personal trainer, you will have the opportunity to sign up and apply for Personal Training roles. You will also become eligible to progress onto other Active IQ courses, including:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients

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