Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (Firehouse Fitness) Level 3 Diploma Short Course

Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (Firehouse Fitness) Level 3 Diploma Short Course

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Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (Firehouse Fitness) Level 3 Diploma Short Course

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:   


Wed / Thur = 17:30 - 20:30

Sat / Sun = 09:00 - 17:00


October – December 2019

Wed / Thur – 9th 10th Oct

Sat / Sun – 12th 13th Oct

Wed / Thur – 16th 17th Oct

Sat / Sun – 19th 20th Oct

Wed / Thur – 23rd 24th Oct

Wed / Thur – 6th 7th Nov

Wed / Thur – 13th 14th Nov

Wed / Thur – 20th 21st Nov

Wed / Thur – 27th 28th Nov

Sat / Sun – 30th 1st Nov/Dec

Wed / Thur – 4th 5th Dec

Sat / Sun – 7th 8th Dec

Wed / Thur – 11th 12th Dec


January – March 2020

Wed / Thur – 15th 16th Jan

Sat / Sun – 18th 19th Jan

Wed / Thur – 22nd 23rd Jan

Wed / Thur – 29th 30th Jan

Wed / Thur – 5th 6th Feb

Sat / Sun – 8th 9th Feb

Wed / Thur – 12th 13th Feb

Wed / Thur – 26th 27th Feb

Wed / Thur – 4th 5th Mar

Sat / Sun – 7th 8th Mar

Wed / Thur – 11th 12th Mar

Wed / Thur – 18th 19th Mar

Wed / Thur – 25th 26th Mar

Sat / Sun – 28th 29th Mar


May – July 2020

Wed / Thur – 6th 7th May

Sat / Sun – 9th 10th May

Wed / Thur – 13th 14th May

Wed / Thur – 20th 21st May

Wed / Thur – 3rd 4th June

Sat / Sun – 6th 7th June

Wed / Thur – 10th 11th June

Wed / Thur – 17th 18th June

Wed / Thur – 24th 25th June

Sat / Sun – 27th 28th June

Wed / Thur – 1st 2nd July

Wed / Thur – 8th 9th July

Wed / Thur – 15th 16th July

Sat / Sun – 18th 19th July 


Firehouse Fitness Brochure

Duration 18 days
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Firehouse Fitness
Course code 74917-01
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