Personal Training, Certificate | Weston College

Personal Training, Certificate

This course will develop your existing skills and knowledge to enable you to pursue a career in personal training.

At Weston College this course is delivered face-to-face, so you will benefit from support and guidance from your tutor every step of the way.

Gain new skills and earn more. Personal trainers can earn, on average, around £22,000 per year. If you are freelance, you could earn £40 an hour, or even up to £100 an hour if you are experienced and have high profile clients.

This isn’t just for personal trainers. You can also use this qualification to upskill if you already hold a gym instructor qualification and are looking to become self-employed and run your own business.

This course covers:

  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Programming personal training with clients
  • Delivering personal training sessions.

Successful completion of this course provides you an opportunity for further study at Level 3 and 4 in Exercise Referrals and Weight Management respectively.

You could also progress onto qualifications in related sectors, like Sports Massage, or qualifications mapping to additional branches of the Level 3 Standards, such as Exercise Referral and Leisure Management

Weston College is regarded as a leading provider of high quality sports and wellbeing courses in the Bristol and North Somerset area, benefitting from fantastic links with employers. This qualification offers entry on to the Level 3 Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

The sooner you are able to apply, the better, and it only takes a few minutes. You can either apply online by clicking the button below, or if you’d prefer you can fill out an application form in the back of our prospectus.

Additional costs

These is a £32 Hard Copy Manual fee.


Entry Requirements

Applicants will require a suitable Level 2 qualification in gym instructing. You will be required to attend a short interview for this course.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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