Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Active IQ Diploma (Level 3)

Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Active IQ Diploma (Level 3)

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Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Active IQ Diploma (Level 3)

This course is for anyone looking to gain a quick route into the personal training world. Give just 18 days of your time and you can become qualified as a level 2 gym instructor and level 3 personal trainer by completing this hybrid programme.

This course benefits from the use of top of the range facilities at Firehouse Fitness, Leeds City Centre.

The schedule for this course has been developed to be flexible around current work or family commitments, dates for this course will be as follows:


14/15 November

21/22 November

28/29 November

1/2 December (weekend)

5/6 December

12/13 December

19/20 December

9/10 January

16/17 January

23/24 January

30/31 January

6/7 February

9/10 February (weekend)

13/14 February

20/21 February

27/28 February


Sessions on weekends will run for the full day, on weekdays, sessions will run in the evening.

Firehouse Fitness Brochure

Duration 18 days
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Firehouse Fitness
Course code 72837-01
Fee Can be free to eligible applicants through AEB or £2,882 using ALL

What You Learn/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

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

Benefits/Skills you will develop

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes developing their skills knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

How You Will Be Assessed

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

Where is the course delivered (facilities/classrooms)

Firehouse Fitness – Practical gym based and classroom study based.

Entry Requirements

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. 

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

What’s Next

Learners may progress onto qualifications in related sectors, like VTCT Level 3 Diploma in 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.

Campus Locations

Firehouse Fitness

91 Great George Street
West Yorkshire
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station 0.6 mileWebsite