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Personal Training

This course is part of the full qualification required to become a personal trainer. To fully qualify for the diploma you will have to pass and complete the Level 2 fitness Instructor Theory, Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Programme and Delivery, Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology and the Level 3 Nutrition elements. Once you have completed all 5 elements you can enter employment as a Personal Trainer in gyms, leisure centres, health and fitness clubs or as an independent freelance Personal Trainer. This course is offered at both South Devon College and Newton Abbot Leisure Centre.

The units covered are:

Level 2 units;
1.Anatomy and physiology for exercise
2.Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
3.Principles of exercise fitness and health
4.Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
5.Planning gym-based exercise
6.Instructing gym-based exercise

The Level 3 units are:

1. Advanced anatomy & physiology
2. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
3. Programming personal training with clients
4. Delivering personal training

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
DP3PTG1P Vantage Point 05/SEP/18 - 08/MAY/19 WED 09:00 - 16:30 28 £1700.00
FC 19+
£1700.00 FC 19+ Apply Now
DP3PT21P Vantage Point 01/NOV/18 - 20/JUN/19 THU 09:00 - 16:30 28 £1700.00
FC 19+
£1700.00 FC 19+ Apply Now
DP3PTG1PNA NALC 09/NOV/18 - 28/JUN/19 FRI 09:00 - 16:30 28 £1700.00
FC 19+
£1700.00 FC 19+ Apply Now
DP3PTR1E Vantage Point 12/SEP/18 - 04/MAY/19 WED&SAT 17:00 - 20:30 7 £1700.00
FC T3 19+
£1700.00 FC T3 19+ Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

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