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Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science Active IQ Diploma Level 3 at Bradford College

Course description

This course is suitable for those wanting to enter the fitness industry, with a comprehensive package of courses aimed at developing a broad range of skills and abilities. This is the final stage of the exciting new technical qualification route, which includes excellent employment prospects through recognised industry awards, high levels of expertise, industry links and work experience, as well as opportunity for progression to Higher Education through UCAS points.

Course content

The course will be completed on a full-time basis requiring exemplary attendance throughout the year. There will also be independent study completed through online learning through the College’s virtual learning environment, guided by your tutor. All written work will be submitted to your tutor electronically and they will be available to help you at all points throughout the course.

As part of your learning package you will also be required to complete mathematics and English lessons, tutorial, work experience and enrichment activities.

You will study the following units:

  • Applied Human Biology
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Conducting Consultations
  • Programme Design and Delivery
  • Developing Exceptional Customer Care
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Technology in Sport and Exercise
  • Outdoor Fitness
  • Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
  • Exercise Referral
  • Mathematics and English (if applicable)

A full timetable of attendance, deadlines, and assessments will be provided on enrolment.

Entry requirements

A level 2 Diploma in Physical Activity, Fitness, and Exercise Science.

You should have a professional, mature attitude with a good level of personal fitness.


  • Coursework
  • Multiple choice examinations
  • Portfolios of evidence
  • Practical demonstration
  • Assignments.

Future opportunities

Progression from this course could be to either employment as a personal trainer or group exercise instructor, or onto specialist Level 4 courses. There is also the opportunity to progress to study at Higher Education level.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2018
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