Level 3 - Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (FL3/No AEB) - ACTIVEIQ

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What will you be working towards?

Code W14DPL3SPO101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Health and fitness is a growing industry with over 7000 exercise facilities and gyms currently within the UK. Collectively these serve over 10 million gym members each year.

This qualification will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the human body, how it responds to exercise and how best to support positive behaviour change in others. Not only does this course provide you with the key theoretical underpinning of health and exercise, but it will also provide you with the opportunity to develop your employment skills ready to take on a role as a gym instructor or personal trainer on completion.

The qualification provides the knowledge and develops the skills and application required for professional accreditation with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and the Chartered Institute of Management for Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) Gym Instructor standards.


You will study a range of topics including:
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Personal Training Skills
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Self employment in the fitness industry
  • Nutrition
  • And many more

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Assignments
  • Work placement assessment
  • Exams

Your next steps...

For learners who want to progress directly to self employment in the health and fitness sector as a personal trainer. Additionally, the breadth of optional content in the qualification allows learners to widen their opportunities to progress to a number of different higher-education courses