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Personal Training Level 3 Certificate (YMCA Awards)

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Overview

Personal Training (Practitioner) YMCA Level 3 Diploma

This course will lead you to a recognised YMCA awards qualification and will prepare you with the skills and knowledge that you will need to work as a Personal Trainer. If you have an interest in working on a one-to-one basis to help adults achieve their training goals and needs, this course will help you achieve this.

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Available Courses
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 23/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 1 year
Fees:
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Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course Information

Entry requirements

You must have passed the Fitness Instructor Level 2 course.

Course content

You will study:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
    • Cardiovascular
    • Respiratory
    • Skeletal
    • Muscular
    • Nervous
    • Endocrine
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Programming Personal Training with Clients
  • Delivering Personal Training
Assessment methods

You will be assessed

  • Coursework
  • Multiple Choice Theory Papers
  • Practical Examinations
  • Worksheets
Further study and career options

Recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals, on successful completion you will be qualified as a Personal Trainer. Past students have gained work on cruise ships, local gyms or set up their own business.

Additional information

Appropriate sportswear will be required.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.