Sport Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer NCFE Level 2 and level 3

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Leisure, Travel and Tourism
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What will you be working towards?

Code P00078
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is designed for students that aspire to work within a gym environment as either an instructor or personal trainer. It will provide you with the required skills and knowledge to gain employment as a fitness instructor in a gym, and the expertise to provide individual personal training sessions. On completion of the course students can gain employment in a health or fitness club, or become self-employed.


About the course:

This qualification is made up of 10 mandatory units (6 for Gym and 4 for Personal Training)

Gym Units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Planning gym-based exercise
  • Instructing gym-based exercise


Personal Trainer Units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • Programming personal training with clients
  • Delivering personal training sessions

How will it be delivered?

This course is fully assessed by course work and practical assessments.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at 4-9 / A* - C grade (or acceptable alternatives) including PE or science aa well as a minimum grade 4 in English Language and Maths. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required and will be carried out at the start of the course.

Your next steps...

Where does this course lead:

Successful students could progress into employment in any sports fitness facility or as a personal trainer.