Personal Training, Certificate

What will I do on this course?

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

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

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

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 a range of topics, including:

  • 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.

Weston College is regarded as a leading provider of high-quality sports and wellbeing courses in the Bristol and North Somerset area, and benefits from fantastic links with employers.

What can I do after this course?

You could progress to the Level 3 Exercise Referrals or Level 4 Weight Management courses. You could also progress to 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.

This qualification also offers entry on to the Level 3 Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

Entry Requirements

A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing

Course Level

Level 3


Loxton campus

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.


Full Fee: £1,417.00 ?

All you need to know about course dates and times

Tuesday and Wednesday18:00 – 21:00
14 Jan 2020 (11 Weeks)
Course code CL3PTPEALC
Monday - Friday09:00 – 17:00
29 Jun 2020 (1 Week)
Course code CL3PTD1LC
Monday and Friday09:00 – 17:00
29 Jun 2020 (11 Weeks)
Course code CL3PTPDALC
Monday - Friday09:00 – 17:00
20 Jul 2020 (1 Week)
Course code C3PTD5LC

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