Sport, Fitness and Personal Training level 3 Extended Diploma

Course Length 1 year
Study Type Full time
Course Cost No fee (16-18) Financial support 19+
Start Date 09/09/2024
Course Code 78625-01

Course overview

This qualification allows you to develop your skills in fitness and personal training, whilst opening up a world of opportunities in the sports industry. You will gain knowledge of career opportunities, how to become self employed, fitness testing and testing, nutrition, injuries, discovering how to train, strengthen and nurture the body for optimum performance as well as developing personal trainer skills. You will even have the opportunity to play competitively in the regional and national college sports network - putting your skills into practice as you represent the College.

  • Entry Requirements
    Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English.
  • Benefits/Skills
    • Learn the required skills to work in the fitness industry
  • Who is this course for?
    Anyone who is interested in working in the health and fitness sector.
  • Units/Modules
    • Careers in sport
    • Health, wellbeing and sport
    • Fitness skills
    • Personal Trainer skills
    • Research Project
    • Self Employment
    • Nutrition
    • Injuries
    • Fitness Training
    • Fitness Testing
  • Careers/Progression
    • Personal Trainer
    • Gym Instructor
    • Sports Management
    • Self-employed
    • Leisure Centre Assistant
    • Sports Nutritionist
  • Assessment Types
    Internally assessed units with no exams.

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