Loading Courses

experienced course

  • This course has passed.

Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) – Level 3


The CIMSPA endorsed Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Course will allow you to become a highly proficient and successful Fitness Professional. After completing the level 2 Gym Instructing course, you will be eligible to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training course.

The aim of this Personal Training qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, physical measurements, nutritional advice, and programming.

Learners will cover

  • Anatomy and physiology knowledge as applicable to personal training.
  • Nutrition and its application to support a client’s health and physical activity programme
  • Health and wellbeing and factors that affect this
  • Effective communication during client consultations to promote and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and long term change
  • Designing and planning effective Personal Training sessions for a range of clients in different environments
  • Executing effective physical activity sessions for a range of clients in different environments
  • Professional practice and legal requirements for Personal Training
  • Business acumen for working in both an employed role and for self-employment
  • Self-evaluation and professional developmen

This qualification is suitable for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who wish to progress to a career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis


This qualification is mapped directly to:

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer


Entry Requirements

Certificate in Gym Instructing (Level 2)


Over six weekend workshops combined with pre-course material, blended learning, extensive non-contact support and assessments days.



Have any questions?

If you still have any questions or would like to talk to one of us further about this course, just give us a call.

Back to courses