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GREATER UNDERSTANDING
CERTIFIED ABILITY
CLEAR DIRECTION

Earn your ticket into the most rewarding, impactful industry and seize the opportunity to change lives and shape your career.

Your journey into professional coaching starts with our combined L2 & L3 PT Diploma. Learn how to assess movement and design high-level, client-centric programmes. Study with the UK’s leading coaches. And discover how to get more from every session.

PFCA PT Diploma doesn’t just tick the boxes. It goes far beyond the minimum PT learning requirements to transform your practical skills and knowledge, giving you the confidence to coach, lead and have a positive impact on others.

“The difference between ticking a box or earning a certification that you’re proud of.”

Successful completion of the PFCA Level 3 Course allows you to earn your ticket into the industry, as well as develop the skills required to feel confident in your ability to coach, lead and impact others.

LEARN FROM THE BEST. STAND OUT FROM THE REST

One third theory, two thirds practical application, our syllabus includes everything you need to hit the ground running. And with an innovative interactive e-Learning platform and regular online sessions you can learn at your own pace. On the gym-floor. At home. Or on the move.

Learn practical techniques from industry-leading coaches. Hone your skills from the comfort of home. Perfect your client-facing skills. And discover what it takes to become a successful personal trainer.

Course Overview

The industry is changing. Fast. New PTs are required to have far more applicable skills than ever before. To meet the challenge, PFCA is raising the standard of PTs entering the industry. Our combined L2 & L3 PT Diploma enables you to stand head and shoulders above the rest.

Discover what makes a great coach, how to make a positive impact on your clients and how to motivate them to reach their goals. Enrich your understanding of exercise, mobility and movement, develop your business and learn how to create bespoke programmes that push all the right buttons.

What You’ll Learn

  1. Learn how to develop your career and how to set up as a self-employed personal trainer, including inside tips on managing a personal training business, marketing strategies and how to continually promote success.
  2. Learn about the legal and professional aspects of personal training.
  3. Gain a thorough knowledge of functional anatomy and its application to personal training.
  4. Learn how to structure, plan and deliver exercise sessions for one-to-one and group training.
  5. Design programmes to meet a variety of potential client needs in dynamic settings.
  6. Learn how to design and structure sessions and programmes to specifically target and meet individual client needs and requirements.
  7. Gain a thorough grounding in nutrition particularly as it applies to exercise, elite performance and a healthy lifestyle.
  8. Learn how lifestyle and medical conditions affect a client’s health and wellbeing.
  9. Learn how to communicate well with clients and conduct consultations in order to encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

What You Need To Start

This course is designed to introduce you to the world of professional coaching and provide a strong foundation for a future career in fitness. While you don’t need specific qualifications to apply, you must be over 16 and have a good grasp of English.

Course Assessments

The course is delivered every second Sunday over 10 weeks by a team of industry-leading tutors. Each session lasts for up to 7 hours.

These sessions include practical teaching, assessments and working through our e-learning platform. Alongside practical learning days, there will also be booklet sessions spread over the duration of the course.

As part of your course, you will be required to do homework each week: the number of hours homework will depend on your experience and previous qualifications. However, the course is also designed for those with NO experience or previous qualifications.

All course materials are provided. We will also forward links to resources that give you a deeper understanding of your new profession.

Available start dates include:
July 24th, August 7th, August 21st, September 4th, September 18th
Post-grad seminar with face-to-face training October 23rd

Course Qualifications

On finishing the course, you will gain a complete Level 3 Certification fully recognised by Transcend Awards. An industry-leading awarding organisation.

This is essential if you wish to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer. You will also receive guaranteed access to professional insurance to cover your practice.

In addition, the course is CIMSPA recognised and the PFCA is a CIMSPA accredited training centre.

Course Overview
What You’ll Learn
What You Need To Start
Course Assessments
Course Qualifications

The industry is changing. Fast. New PTs are required to have far more applicable skills than ever before. To meet the challenge, PFCA is raising the standard of PTs entering the industry. Our combined L2 & L3 PT Diploma enables you to stand head and shoulders above the rest.

Discover what makes a great coach, how to make a positive impact on your clients and how to motivate them to reach their goals. Enrich your understanding of exercise, mobility and movement, develop your business and learn how to create bespoke programmes that push all the right buttons.

  1. Learn how to develop your career and how to set up as a self-employed personal trainer, including inside tips on managing a personal training business, marketing strategies and how to continually promote success.
  2. Learn about the legal and professional aspects of personal training.
  3. Gain a thorough knowledge of functional anatomy and its application to personal training.
  4. Learn how to structure, plan and deliver exercise sessions for one-to-one and group training.
  5. Design programmes to meet a variety of potential client needs in dynamic settings.
  6. Learn how to design and structure sessions and programmes to specifically target and meet individual client needs and requirements.
  7. Gain a thorough grounding in nutrition particularly as it applies to exercise, elite performance and a healthy lifestyle.
  8. Learn how lifestyle and medical conditions affect a client’s health and wellbeing.
  9. Learn how to communicate well with clients and conduct consultations in order to encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

This course is designed to introduce you to the world of professional coaching and provide a strong foundation for a future career in fitness. While you don’t need specific qualifications to apply, you must be over 16 and have a good grasp of English.

The course is delivered every second Sunday over 10 weeks by a team of industry-leading tutors. Each session lasts for up to 7 hours.

These sessions include practical teaching, assessments and working through our e-learning platform. Alongside practical learning days, there will also be booklet sessions spread over the duration of the course.

As part of your course, you will be required to do homework each week: the number of hours homework will depend on your experience and previous qualifications. However, the course is also designed for those with NO experience or previous qualifications.

All course materials are provided. We will also forward links to resources that give you a deeper understanding of your new profession.

Available start dates include:
July 24th, August 7th, August 21st, September 4th, September 18th
Post-grad seminar with face-to-face training October 23rd

On finishing the course, you will gain a complete Level 3 Certification fully recognised by Transcend Awards. An industry-leading awarding organisation.

This is essential if you wish to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer. You will also receive guaranteed access to professional insurance to cover your practice.

In addition, the course is CIMSPA recognised and the PFCA is a CIMSPA accredited training centre.

Six reasons to start today

CUTTING-EDGE SYLLABUS. FULLY-IMMERSIVE AND COACH-LED COURSE

LEARN FROM THE INDUSTRY’S LEADING COACHES

START YOUR JOURNEY IN THE MOST FULFILLING WAY

STUDY GLOBALLY-PROVEN PRACTICES AND SYSTEMS

MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON PEOPLE’S LIVES

LEARN THE PRACTICAL SKILLS TO ASSESS, COACH AND DEVELOP ALL KINDS OF FITNESS

Get Level 3 Certified
for 3 x PAYMENTS OF £649

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The Course In Detail

Current Intake

October 2nd - November 27th

Next Intake

January 22nd - March 19th

Frequency

Every 2nd Sunday for 10 weeks

Location

Online

Current intake dates: October 2nd, October 16th, October 30th, November 13th, November 27th
Level 3 add-on ‘Post-Grad’ Seminar - October 23rd

Next intake dates: January 22nd, February 5th, February 19th, March 5th, March 19th
Level 3 add-on ‘Post-Grad’ Seminar - April 2nd

Module 1:
Functional Anatomy for Training and Performance

The more you understand the body and how it works, the better This module explores the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems in responses to physiological stimuli.

Module 2:
Programming for Fitness Testing and Training

Knowing how to confidently create bespoke programmes for your clients is essential. This module shows you how to plan fitness-training sessions and design fitness-training programmes, including health screening and health-monitoring tests.

Module 3:
Programming for Health, Performance and Fitness

Being a charismatic communicator is key when training clients in a one-to-one setting. In module 3, we’ll reveal how to effectively communicate, manage training needs and programme and track client progress.

Module 4:
Principles of Performance Conditioning and Kinesiology Assessment for Sport

To take your knowledge to the next level, we’ll equip you with you a better understanding of the concepts and principles of performance-conditioning methods supported by kinesiology assessments.

Module 5:
Nutrition for Performance, Health and Fitness

Nutrition and performance go hand in hand. In the final unit, we’ll give you a broad understanding of the importance of nutrition and hydration to a variety of sports clients.

Designed to empower new coaches with the relevant skills to coach with confidence, we’re leading the way with our ground-breaking, industry-leading syllabus.

The PFCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training has been carefully designed as a unique development pathway, which empowers new trainers with the skills required to meet their clients where they are at.

You’ll learn how to accurately assess human movement and design high-level, client-centric programmes, going far beyond the minimum PT learning requirements.

There has never been a better time to focus on a career that will allow you to gain fulfilment from helping others.

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Your L3 Instructors

L3 PT is the result of a lifetime of fitness experience. Created and delivered by two of the UK’s leading fitness coaches: Jenz Robinson and Aymon Ismail, the course combines personal expertise with proven success to deliver a ground-breaking, industry-leading syllabus.

Jenz Robinson

South-African born and bred, coach Jenz has a passion for helping people and a determination to be the best that has seen him reach a level few ever achieve.

Using the same drive and commitment that propelled him to play professional rugby in South-Africa, he opened his first gym at 25, motivated 1000s of clients to achieve their fitness goals and inspired numerous professional sportsmen to reach the highest level.

Jenz’s proven interpersonal skills make the complex simple, applicable and fulfilling for the coach and client.

His personal approach to education and development has led him to adopt a white-belt mentality. This hunger for improvement is just one of the reasons why the PFCA remains at the forefront of applied functional fitness training today.

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Aymon Ismail

Aymon’s passion for coaching stems from an underwhelming entry into the fitness industry. He noticed that the standard of personal trainers just wasn’t good enough, and saw an opportunity to make a difference.

Aymon’s journey to coaching began after University. Once qualified as a Personal Trainer, he continued his development as a MARCHON client. When the team saw the effort and detail Aymon brought to everything he did, they gave him the opportunity to join the MARCHON coaching team.

Today, he is a Senior Coach and shares his expertise at the PFCA.

“I am a firm believer in the old saying, “how you do anything is how you do everything.” With a keen attention to detail and willing effort, we can all be great at everything we do.”

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FAQS

Does the course include L2? 

Yes, our Diploma in Personal Training is a combined L2 and L3 certificate for no extra cost.

Do I need a Level 2 before signing up? 

No, this course is a fully comprehensive learning journey to get you started in your career as a Personal Trainer. With The PFCA you know you’ll be starting ahead of the pack. 

How do I know I can trust the PFCA to do my training?

The Professional Fitness Coaches Association has already helped 1000s of coaches to develop and grow their fitness businesses, worldwide. As a new student, you’ll receive the same amount of support, care and attention. All we ask is that you complete the coursework provided.

Do I need prior qualifications to start Level 3 Personal Training Course?

No, just a sound understanding of English, a level of dedication and a willingness to learn. (Must be over the age of 16)

Is the Level 3 Personal Training course accredited?

It is verified by Transcend Awards. An industry leading awarding organisation. In addition the course is CIMSPA recognised and the PFCA is a CIMSPA accredited training centre.

How long does the course take to complete?

The course is delivered every second Sunday over 10 weeks. Each session lasts for eight hours. The sessions will consist of practical teaching, assessments and ongoing booklet completion.

How much does the course cost?

The course starts at just £1699 or 3 x monthly payments of £649.

What support and resources are available while I study?

The PFCA L3 Personal Training booklets are comprehensive and fully applicable for the course.

You will have access to your tutor should you need additional support, a private Facebook group and access to additional links should you need additional learning.

Why do the post-grad seminar day?

The seminar is designed to give newly qualified coaches a chance to visit the world-renowned Marchon gym, take their new skills to the test and strengthen relationships with fellow students.

Is the post-graduate seminar compulsory to pass the certification?

No, this is a bonus addition should you wish to make the trip to Marchon and have the experience with other recently graduated coaches from your cohort.

What does the seminar entail?

The seminar will be a fully immersive day full of on the floor coaching and chance to put your coaching skills to the test.

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