Level 3 Personal Trainer Apprenticeship
About the course
The role of a Personal Trainer is to coach clients (on a one to one and small group basis) towards their health and fitness goals.
Through the design and provision of creative and personalised exercise programmes and instruction, nutritional advice and overall lifestyle management, Personal Trainers will motivate clients to positively change their behaviour and improve their overall wellbeing by providing specialist, tailored advice within their scope of practice, while always being aware of when to refer clients to relevant appropriate professionals for specialist information and guidance (e.g. physiotherapist, registered dietician, medical specialist).
Employers will set their own entry requirements; however applicants should have acquired relevant, active experience in the fitness sector prior to enrollment. It is recommended applicants will hold a Fitness Instructing (level 2) qualification
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this apprenticeship the Personal Trainer will be eligible to apply to become a Personal trainer practitioner member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and a Member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS). Successful completion of this apprenticeship will enable further experience and training in the fitness industry to support the role into fitness management or a specialist instructor.