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There are 4 units within this qualification

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training 

  1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  2. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  3. Programming personal training with clients
  4. Delivering personal training sessions

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Level 3 Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

  1. Understand the heart and circulatory system and its relation to exercise and health
  2. Understand the musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise
  3. Understand postural and core stability
  4. Understand the nervous system and its relation to exercise
  5. Understand the endocrine system and its relation to exercise and health
  6. Understand energy systems and their relation to exercise

Level 3 Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

  1. Be able to collect and analyse nutritional information
  2. Be able to apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  3. Understand the principles of nutrition
  4. Understand key guidelines in relation to nutrition
  5. Understand nationally recommended practice in relation to providing  utritional advice
  6. Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  7. Understand how to collect information relating to nutrition
  8. Understand how to use nutritional information
  9. Understand the principles of nutritional goal setting with clients

Level 3 Programming / Designing personal training with clients

  1. Be able to collect information about clients
  2. Be able to agree goals with clients
  3. Be able to plan a personal training programme with clients
  4. Be able to manage a personal training programme
  5. Be able to review progress with clients
  6. Be able to adapt a personal training programme with clients
  7. Understand how to prepare personal training programmes
  8. Understand the importance of long term behaviour change for personal training
  9. Understand the principles of collecting information to plan a personal training programme
  10. Understand how to screen clients prior to a personal training programme
  11. Understand how to identify personal training goals with clients
  12. Understand how to plan a personal training programme with clients
  13. Understand how to adapt a personal training programme with clients.

Level 3 Delivering / Instructing personal training sessions

  1. Be able to plan and prepare personal training sessions
  2. Be able to prepare clients for personal training sessions
  3. Be able to instruct and adapt planned exercises
  4. Be able to bring exercise sessions to an end
  5. Be able to reflect on providing personal training sessions
  6. Understand how to instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  7. Understand how to adapt exercise to meet client needs during personal training sessions
  8. Understand how to review personal training sessions with clients