Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training

Qualification Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
Subject Area Sport
Attendance Part Time
Age Group(s) 16-18 year olds

Course Content

The course prepares students to become fitness professionals and progress onto the path of providing personal training to clients. The in-depth course covers units ranging from anatomy and physiology to delivering exercise and physical activity as part of a personal training programme. Further on, the course expands on aplying the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme.

Course Outcomes

You will be able to practice as a personal trainer and will be able to join REPs.


  • Level 4 qualifications.
  • Other sports specific NVQ's.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grades 9-4 (A-C). Alternatively, Level 2 progressors (Merit).

Enables students to deliver PE in primary schools. Students will undertake work placements in primary schools.

  • FA Level 1 Coaching - every student will have the opportunity to complete.
  • FA Level 1 coaching (this will be an additional cost).
  • Portugal Trip - annual trip to Portugal, play in a national tournament.

(Exceptions to entry requirements onto our level 3 qualifications may be considered)


Coursework and a portfolio and practical assessments.

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