Level 3
Personal Training Coach

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There is no better time for personal trainers as the demand is high for people seeking professional support, guidance and accountability to help them achieve their goals.

In response, The Professional Fitness Coaches Association is proud to announce our latest offering for aspiring personal trainers in the UK. Brought to you by the UK’s leading coaches and hosted in the world renowned Marchon Gym.

Our mission is to redefine the standards of coaching within the industry. The PFCA L3 Personal Training Qualification will fully equip you with unparalleled skills and the knowledge to be distinct within our industry. It will empower you to coach with confidence and become the change our world needs.

About This Course

The course will be held over 10 Weeks at Marchon Gym led by our expert coaches. The practical element of this course will establish and further evolve your ability to teach effectively and the theory will enlighten students with the essential knowledge to facilitate CHANGE.

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.

How You’ll Be Assessed

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

In addition you will be required to do homework each week: the number of hours homework will depend on your experience and previous qualifications but the course is designed to provide for those with NO experience or previous qualifications.

All course materials are provided. There will also be suggested links to further resources that will provide for a greater depth of understanding and bonus insights into your new profession.

Entry Requirements

Fluent in written and spoken English is necessary. Must be over the age of 16. No further qualifications necessary.

Course Qualification

You will gain a complete Level 3 Certification fully recognised by the international validating body Thinktree Hub necessary to be allowed to practise as a Personal Trainer. You will also have guaranteed access to insurance by Holistic Insurance UK to cover your practice. 


What You’ll Learn
How You’ll Be Assessed
Entry Requirements
Course Qualification
  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.

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

In addition you will be required to do homework each week: the number of hours homework will depend on your experience and previous qualifications but the course is designed to provide for those with NO experience or previous qualifications.

All course materials are provided. There will also be suggested links to further resources that will provide for a greater depth of understanding and bonus insights into your new profession.

Fluent in written and spoken English is necessary. Must be over the age of 16. No further qualifications necessary.

“What do I get?”

You will gain a complete Level 3 Certification fully recognised by the international validating body Thinktree Hub necessary to be allowed to practise as a Personal Trainer. You will also have guaranteed access to insurance by Holistic Insurance UK to cover your practice. 


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Course Structure

Start Date

4 October 2020 - 29 November

Time

8:00am till 5:00pm

Frequency

Every 2nd Sunday for 10 weeks

Location

Marchon Gym, Harpenden

Dates include: 4 October, 18 October, 1 November, 15 November, 29 November

Module 1:
Functional Anatomy for Training & Performance

This unit explores the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems into responses to physiological stimulus.

Module 2:
Programming for Fitness Testing & Training

The aim of this unit is for learners to be able to plan fitness-training sessions and design fitness-training programmes including health screening and health-monitoring tests.

Module 3:
Programming for Health, Performance & Fitness

Aim and purpose: Demonstrate good commercial practice when training clients in a one-to-one setting. Know how to effectively communicate, manage training needs and programme and track progress. 

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

The aim of this unit is to provide a broad understanding of the concepts and principles of performance-conditioning methods supported with kinesiology assessment for sport.

Module 5:
Nutrition for Performance, Health & Fitness

The aim of this unit is to provide a broad understanding of the importance of nutrition and hydration to a variety of sports participants

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Recognised By

Recognised by ThinkTree
Recognised by Marchon Athletic

FAQS

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

The Professional Fitness Coaches Association has helped 100s of coaches develop and grow their respective fitness business. Each and every student will be given the same amount of care and attention provided they do the work required of them.

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 Thinktree Hub, the International Professional Association services for the healthcare, education, wellness and wellbeing industry. This will also guarantee your eligibility for professional insurance.

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 £1499 or 3 x monthly payments of £549.

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.

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