Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

The CYQ Certificate in Personal Training is an appropriate qualification for those who have achieved the Level 2 Certificate in Exercise and Fitness Instruction (or comparable award), and wish to progress to advanced level status on the Register of Exercise Professionals [REPS] as a Level 3 Personal Trainer.

The qualification aims to give experienced trainers the knowledge and skill set to motivate and inspire clients towards achieving their training goals at an advanced level. This programme is designed to give the personal trainer cutting edge skills to deliver a high end product to their clients and enhance their PT business opportunities.


Tuition £930
Registration £90.00

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

The first two hours will provide theory input in the form of lecture and workshop tasks. The second two hours will involve practical application.

What modules are covered?

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Unit 1 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity.
  • Unit 2 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment.
  • Unit 3 Principles of exercise, fitness and health.
  • Unit 4 Anatomy and Physiology for exercise and health.
  • Unit 5 Programming personal training for clients.
  • Unit 6 Delivering personal training sessions.
  • Unit 7 Applying principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme.

All units are mandatory and must be passed in order to achieve the full Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of all units is through a mixture of practical assessments, portfolio evidence assignments and short answer examinations.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no formal requirements for entry for this qualification. Candidates will be expected to have a standard of literacy and numeracy and a level of industry knowledge appropriate for a person working at Level 3.

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Start Dates

Stage 8497/201EFA
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1.00000000
Duration 22 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 17:00 - 21:00
Start 05/01/2021
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