Working as a Personal Trainer is a fabulous opportunity to use your skills and motivation to help a wide range of clients to reach and in most cases exceed their goals. In today's society it is well documented that we all need to live healthy and more active lifestyles but with the ever increasing pressure of life most of us struggle to get there. As a Level 3 Personal Trainer you will be prepared with all the skills and abilities needed to fully support clients with lifestyle changes, nutritional strategies and most importantly be able to inspire individuals to work hard and be the very best that they can be.
A career as a Personal Trainer is hugely rewarding and to be in a position where you can impact positively in someone's life is a great privilege. Working in the health and fitness industry is a varied, exciting, and at times challenging career move that comes with great job satisfaction. The industry has a wide range of opportunities and roles available to build a successful career. Once qualified as a Level 3 Personal Trainer you will be able to seek employment with any of the health and fitness clubs nationally and across the globe. Most Personal Trainers once established go onto to build successful businesses training clients at home, in their work place, local parks and even sports specific development programs.
The Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course from YMCA Awards is the Industry's leading most recognised Personal Trainer qualification available. The course is designed to meet the very highest standards required to work in one of the UK's leading Health and Fitness Centres.
The Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training course is considered the best point of entry into the Industry as a Personal Trainer, qualifying learners to be able to work in a gym and start up their own independent Personal Training Company.
You must be aged 18 and over, have basic skills in communication pitched at Level 3 and above. Hold a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent. Work experience or current employment with the fitness industry is desirable. You will have an active interest in sport and will be anticipating a career related to the leisure industry. You will sit an entrance exam and must be able to pass a fitness test.
Each project, activity or assignment that you complete will be assessed. These assignments indicate your level of performance and contribute to your final grade. Assessment is through practical and theoretical-based work with externally set examinations. Through the course you will also build up a portfolio which is also assessed.