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What will I learn?

This course is for anyone who has achieved their Level 2 Fitness Instructing Qualification and are now looking to extend their knowledge and understanding to become a fully qualifed personal trainer.

Using the fantastically equipped Plaza fitness centre, students will get the opportunity to further their knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology at Level 3. They will also learn how to create gym programmes for different fitness goals as well as being able to offer top nutritional advice in line with healthy eating guidelines.

Personal Trainer

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 18015
    Course name YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym based)
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Monday + Tuesday
    Times 17:00 to 20:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £1300.00
    Start date 07/01/19
    Duration 20 week (s)

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