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Personal Training Level 3 NVQ Diploma at Mid Cheshire College

Course description

Students will study a range of units as part of this qualification including:-

• Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
• Principles of exercise, fitness and health
• Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
• Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity
• Design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with clients
• Apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
• Plan, market and sell services

This is a practical course with some theory, which will include anatomy and physiology, principles of fitness and exercise, working with clients, designing personal training programmes and business development.

Course content

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of NVQ Level 2 in Instructing Exercise and Fitness or related Level 2 qualification


Assessment will be made up of practical assessment and through the building of an evidence portfolio throughout the year.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress into employment in the fitness industry working as a personal trainer or running your own business as a personal trainer.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mid Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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