The Personal Trainer Certificate course builds on the Gym Instructor course taking a more in-depth look at functional anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, nutrition and also exercise prescription. This course enables candidates to provide clients with personalised training programmes/sessions for their needs to improve overall fitness including strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory funciton as well as detailed lifestyle advice to maintain all aspects of their health, fitness and well being.
•ITEC Certificate in Personal Trainer
Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Students must have previously studied the Gym Instructor Certificate course prior to starting this course. However, students can choose to study both courses at the same time for a significant discount through our combo course option.
This is a part time course delivered over 5 weekends
Course Content Modules
1.Personal Training including physical fitness, the role of a personal trainer, health and safety associated with training and have the ability to understand, demonstrate, explain and communicate the teaching techniques and the objectives of the exercise session.
2.Nutrition for Fitness Instructors
3.Anatomy and Physiology for Personal Trainers Level 3*
* This module will be completed by the student via Distance Learning.