Personal trainer course

The aim of this qualification is to recognize the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer.

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Course description:

Course Overview

KORE Academy Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (RQF) is aimed at learners who are looking to become a personal trainer and who have achieved a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction.

KORE Academy Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (RQF) aims to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.

This qualification is recognized as an approved qualification for entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 3.

 

Qualification Objective 

•       To provide learners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to successfully gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to assess a client’s current health and fitness status.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and conduct a physical activity session, within a variety of environments using multiple resources.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to perform a client consultation using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to communicate effectively to build successful relationships with their clients and other health care professionals.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to manage, evaluate and improve own performance.

•       To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to offer nutritional advice for physical activity based on clients’ needs.

 

Qualification Type

KORE Academy Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (RQF) has been accredited on the “Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF)

The RQF framework gives learners the opportunity to get the qualifications they need, in a way that suits them. RQF qualifications are designed with the help of employers so learners can be assured that they’re gaining skills that employers are looking for.

The RQF: 

•       Recognises smaller steps of learning and enables learners to build up qualifications bit by bit

•       Helps learners achieve skills and qualifications that meet industry needs

•       Enables work-based training to be nationally recognised.

 

Student Entry Requirements

•       Prior to enrolling on the KORE Academy Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training, learners must have the necessary underpinning knowledge at level 2. Therefore, learners must have already achieved a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing in Gym, or equivalent.

•       The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

•       There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number at levels 3 and 2 respectively.

 

Employment Opportunities

On achievement of the KORE Academy Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (RQF), learners could look to move into becoming a personal trainer, advanced Instructor or a club/centre supervisor.

 

Industry

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) have provided a letter of recognition for the qualification indicating that the qualification is fit for purpose in terms of progress into employment within the health and fitness sector.

Duration:

6 Weeks

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Price:

9000SR

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