Diploma in Personal Training (YMCA Awards)

Diploma in Personal Training (YMCA Awards)

Level: Level 3
Course price: 1650.00
PT 14

You must already hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification.


1. Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology 

You will learn: The theory at your own pace

2. Level 3 Programming and Delivering Personal Training 

You will Learn:
  • Incorporate different resistance and cardiovascular training methods into an exercise programme
  • Construct and implement short term,medium and long-term exercise programmes (periodisation)
  • Plan one-to-one sessions
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
  • Design, manage, and adapt a personal training programme with apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • Deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults of all ages

3. Level 3 Physical Measurements (part of programming personal training)

You will learn:
  • Analyse and assess clients fitness, blood pressure and body composition
  • Analyse posture
  • Assess muscular, strength and endurance, flexibility and aerobic capacity
  • Pre exercise screening

4. Level 3 Nutrition for Physical Activity

You will Learn:

  • Eating disorders and prevention
  • Sports nutrition concepts
  • Psychology of weight loss
  • Energy systems/Digestive systems

5. Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness and Level 3 Award in Sports Conditioning

You will learn:
  • To adapt exercises outside/bootcamp
  • Plan exercises in limited spaces and use portable equipment
  • Utilising a range of sport specific training methods
  • Plan activities for sports/events

6. Level 3 Business Skills – Via Distance Learning

What you will learn:

  • Prepare a Business Plan
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Promoting your business


  • Theory papers/Worksheets
  • Portfolio of evidence/Case Studies
  • Practical assessments

What to do now:

  • Complete an online application form by clicking on the course dates. Make a payment, deposit or full payment
  • Tutor support via email or telephone
  • Training resources will be sent in the post
  • Attend training days and return for assessments

You will achieve:

  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  •  Certificates
  • 20 REPs points
Full price£1,650.00
Deposit (remaining balance £1237.50)£412.50