Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training


This Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training qualification aims to develop learners with existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction who would like to pursue a career in personal training.

  • Study Online
  • Regular 1-1 Support
  • Flexible Payment Options
  • Next Step from Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Units covered in this qualification include:

  • Anatomy & physiology for exercise and health
  • Knowing how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, Safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principals of exercise, fitness and health
  • Applying the principals of nutrition to a physical activity program
  • Programming personal training with clients
  • Delivering personal training sessions

Entry Requirements

  • A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing.

Qualification Structure

The course uses a blended learning approach of in class delivery and home study to maximise the learning of the student. Face to face tuition from our excellent tutors will be provided on a number of days throughout the duration of the course and this will be backed up by our manuals and e-learning platform to assist with your home study.   Please contact us for more information on the course and qualification structure.


Coursework/Project, Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment.

Career Progression

  • This qualification provides progression to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training for learners who wish to develop and demonstrate occupational competence in personal training.
  • Learners may also progress onto qualifications in related sectors, like Sports Massage, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside personal training in the health club environment or own business.
GoCardless Payment Option

Direct Debit with GoCardless

An inital 25% deposit will be charged followed by a member of our team contacting you to arrange either 3 or 6 monthly payments for the outstanding balance.

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Stripe Payment Option

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""I have worked with James and The Fitness Movement for a number of years and can not recommend them highly recommend enough. Reliable , flexible and always totally professional .""

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""I was looking to do my personal trainer course for a long time, when I saw these guys on Instagram. There content was brilliant and so simple to understand how it all works. I spoke to James, who answered everything I could think of, with no pressure whatsoever to buy there and then, but just gave me confidence in doing it and help the whole way through. Now booked :)""

Tom Stance

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"James from the fitness movement has been incredibly supportive since I first enquired about studying with them. Answering all my queries and helping me choose the best course for me. He is always on the other end of the phone for support and to assist with anything and we keep in contact with weekly google hangouts!"

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