VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise)

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Course overview:

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise) is for learners seeking to work in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer, specialising in gym based exercise. This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group and is based on fitness National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This is one of two VTCT qualifications in personal training at Level 3. Whilst this qualification is similar in size to the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Specific Populations) both qualify learners for employment as a personal trainer. This qualification specifically qualifies learners as a personal trainer in a gym-based setting. This qualification is most suitable for learners with limited prior knowledge and skills of gym instructing and personal training.

Learners will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct gym based exercise programmes and personal training programmes. All units are mandatory.


To be completed over a 12 Week period.


There are no prerequisite qualifications required and entry can be via an interview.

This course includes:

  • Course training manual
  • A relaxed, informal and professional atmosphere in which to learn
  • Fully qualified and experienced lecturers
  • Support and guidance during and on completion of the course
  • Liquid refreshment
  • VTCT qualification

Course contents:

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively and competently as a personal trainer in gym based exercise setting, which includes: anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, principles of exercise health and fitness, know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment and nutrition for physical activity.


Qualification Title

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise)

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What can you do with this qualification:

Career opportunities as a personal trainer for gym based exercise exist in a variety of settings, including:
– gyms/leisure centres/sports clubs
– independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
– hotels and spas

Registration for this Course:

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