Course Overview

The Certificate in Personal Training is an accredited Level 3 certificate that allows you to work as a Certified Personal Trainer once you’ve completed the program.

You’ll master the intricacies of anatomy and physiology in relation to health and fitness, as well as the part and responsibilities of a Personal Trainer.

Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Fitness Testing – including Postural Analysis, Health Assessments, Body Composition, Cardiovascular Fitness and Muscular Fitness
  • Client Consultation
  • Programme Design and Periodisation
  • Motor Skills Training
  • Core Stability Workshop
  • Advanced Training Techniques
  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition
  • Delivering Personal Training

Entry Requirements

A Level 2 certification or equivalent is necessary. You must be at least 16 years old, be in reasonably good physical condition, and have a reasonable level of reading, writing, and arithmetic abilities.

Course Structure

The training takes approximately 18 days to complete, with evaluations every day.

  • Course is delivered Full Time
  • 9am to 4.30pm – Monday to Friday


  • 2 x Multiple Choice Theory Papers
  • Course Worksheets
  • Practical Examination
  • Programme Design Case Study
  • Nutritional Case Study


Graduates will be able to obtain REPs Level 3 status and begin working as a Certified Personal Trainer after completing this program. Progression-level qualifications include level 4 specialties, as well as a variety of CPD classes.