Become a Specialist Personal Trainer

A Perfect Course to Work With Kids

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Our specialist package is perfect for aspiring Personal Trainers who are keen to work with adults and children. Qualifications in children’s fitness, circuits, kettlebells and business are included, so you can offer a wide range of services and truly stand out.

You will qualify with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training. This is the certification you need to work with adults of varying abilities and needs.

Once qualified you will be able to work as a recognised Personal Trainer and will meet the standards employers, insurance companies and clients expect.

The Specialist Package comes with the added feature of a kids fitness qualification so you can benefit working with children.

This package also includes business, sales and marketing training so that you have the knowledge and insight to develop your business in the right direction.

Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training
Level 2 Kids Fitness Instructing
Circuits
Kettle Bells
Business skills, sales and marketing

Our specialist package is perfectly suited to Personal Trainers aiming to work with adults and children.

It offers extra qualifications in children’s fitness instructing, circuits and kettlebells.

This enables you to offer a wide range of services.

ALL INCLUSIVE FEES
Course materials & certification covered

UNLIMITED SUPPORT
Your course tutor is on hand to help you succeed

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Course Fees

Specialist Personal Trainer Package

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Study Method
Distance learning
Video or practical
assessment

If your aim is to run your own personal training business helping adults and children to improve their health, fitness and lifestyle then our specialist package is ideal.

You will gain your level 3 personal trainer diploma qualifications enabling you to assist clients with exercise coaching, weight loss, functional exercise, fitness testing and much more.

This package also leads to your level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness for Children. This means you can also work with children in the 5-15 age range assisting them with their exercise and fitness goals. 

The course contains theory and practical learning. For the theory you study subject specific modules and show your understanding by completing workbooks. Practical’s are evidenced by video or attendance days. There are no exams.

By the end of your course you will be a qualified Personal Trainer with the skills and expertise to work with clients in a gym based role or freelance.

Is this course for me?

This course is designed for students seeking an advanced Personal Trainer package who are keen to set up their own business offering a range of fitness services to both adults and children.

You can also work internationally via EREPs.

Once your course is booked you’re ready to start. With the Academy of Fitness Professionals there’s also the peace of mind that your course fees are backed up by our all inclusive guarantee.

This means your course materials, tutor support, assessments and certification fees are all included as standard with no hidden extras.

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I’d like to work as a PT with kids

Our specialist PT diploma is perfect for you

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Our diploma in personal training fits the bill

It’s the person that makes a great PT

Our specialist package in Personal Training qualifies you to work with adults and children so you’re ready to grow your PT business. You will be learning from qualified expert Personal Trainers who have many years of industry experience to share with you. What’s more your course tutor will oversee your progress and be on hand to support your journey.

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It’s the best feeling in the world, empowering children with the insight and ability to commit to regular exercise. This sets them up for the future, instilling great lifestyle habits that they can adopt through their early years, into their teens and on into early adult hood and beyond.
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Course Fees

Online theory with video practical

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£1595.00

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£665.00

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£333.00

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Online theory with 3 practical days

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£1895.00

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Pay over 3 months

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£790.00

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Total course fees £2370.00

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£395.00

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Online theory with video practical

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£1196.25

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£665.00

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£333.00

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Online theory with 3 practical days

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£1421.25

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Perfect for beginners

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£790.00

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£395.00

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Total course fees £2370.00

This qualification is mapped to the gym instructor and personal trainer professional standard. You will study 12 modules in total to achieve your level 3 diploma in gym instructing and personal training. You start by studying gym instructing where you complete 6 theory modules and a course practical.

You then continue with a further 6 theory modules which focus on building your personal trainer skills and knowledge.

You will also complete practical skills training so you are ready for the workplace. Practical skills are evidenced by video or by attendance.

Next is the 2 module children’s fitness instructor course with a practical that is video evidenced.  CPD training includes kettle bells and circuits.

Module

1

Topic

Anatomy and physiology for exercise

Content

Gain the knowledge a Gym Instructor needs of anatomy and physiology to enable effective exercise and activity programming for a range of clients.

Module

2

Topic

Maximising the customer experience in a gym environment

Content

Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to build and maintain relationships with customers in a gym environment.

Module

3

Topic

Supporting client health and well-being

Content

Learn skills to promote a healthy lifestyle and to facilitate behaviour change and adherence to exercise. You will also study the prevention and management of common health conditions.

Module

4

Topic

Conducting client consultations and gym inductions

Content

Acquire the skills to conduct consultations, fitness assessments and gym inductions with customers and clients.

Module

5

Topic

Planning and reviewing gym-based exercise programmes

Content

Recognise how to plan, tailor and review gym-based exercise programmes.
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Module

6

Topic

Instructing and supervising gym-based exercise programmes

Content

Deliver and supervise gym-based exercise sessions to clients.

Module

7

Topic

Applied anatomy and physiology for activity, health and fitness

Content

Identify knowledge a Personal Trainer needs around anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology to enable effective exercise/activity programming for a range of clients.

Module

8

Topic

Client motivation and lifestyle management

Content

Develop the skills a Personal Trainer needs regarding lifestyle management, client motivation and health and well-being.

Module

9

Topic

Programing personal training sessions

Content

This module covers the knowledge and skills Personal Trainers need to design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with adults.

Module

10

Topic

Delivering personal training sessions

Content

Gain the skills a Personal Trainer needs to deliver exercise and physical activity to training sessions for adults.

Module

11

Topic

Nutrition to support a physical activity programme

Content

You will learn how to apply the principles of nutrition and recommend current healthy eating guidelines.

Module

12

Topic

Business acumen for personal trainers

Content

Develop a technological insight to grow a successful personal training business.

Submit a video or attend assessment

This package course comes with the choice of two study pathways so you can pick the one that suits you best.

Online Study Pathway

  • Complete your online workbooks.
  • Work through your practical which you submit via video.
  • Finish your training in kids fitness instructing, circuits and kettle bell training online.

Practical Attendance Pathway

  • Complete your online workbooks.
  • Attend your practical assessment day at L2 and two personal training days at L3.
  • Finish your training in kids fitness instructing, circuits and kettle bell training online.

This course comes with full tutor support by phone or email. Sometimes it’s really helpful to be able to ask a question, check you’re on the right track with an answer, or just have a friendly chat. Whatever it may be, your course tutor is there to lend a hand.

There are no exams involved in gaining this qualification.

It’s simple to book your place. You can pay by debit or credit card online.

You can then access your course materials and away you go.

Common questions are listed here. If your question isn’t covered, don’t hesitate to get in touch.  We’d love to hear from you!

Why choose our Specialist Package PT course?

If your goal is to qualify as a Personal Trainer with aspirations to run your own business and work with kids then this package is perfect.

The emphasis is on developing your skills, knowledge and confidence by showing you have understood your course learning and that you can apply this to different client needs in a practical setting. This course is well suited to students who enjoy portfolio based learning via workbooks, rather than traditional exams.

What’s more with our commitment to fair pricing you won’t be expected to pay excessive fees just to become qualified.

Here at the Academy of Fitness Professionals we get to know our students as individuals. From your initial enquiry to certification our team are on hand offering personalised guidance and tailored support .

Which personal training qualification will I achieve?

On successful completion of this course you will receive;

Level 3 Diploma in Gym instructing and Personal Training
Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
Circuits (AOFP)
Kettle Bells (AOFP)

You will be able to join CIMSPA, be employed as a Personal Trainer and gain the relevant insurance to establish your own personal training business.

How is the course assessed?

As part of your course you’ll compile your own portfolio as evidence to gaining this qualification. In addition you will attend practical assessments or submit video evidence. You can study and complete your portfolio at a pace that’s right for you.

Do I need any existing skills or sports abilities?

We do not require any specific fitness skills or sports abilities for you to complete this course. It is however helpful for you to have an interest in fitness and participating in exercise and feel that you will be competent coaching others within a gym-based setting.

What previous education is required?

As this course leads to your level 3 gym instructor and personal trainer diploma we do not require any previous fitness qualifications.

How old do I need to be?

The minimum age for this course is 16.

How long does the course take to finish?

If you are keen to fast-track your study you can complete this course from 12 weeks or if you prefer you can study at your own pace with a maximum of one year to complete your study.

Is there any expiry date?

There is no expiry date on the certifications you will receive. Once you have gained your fitness industry certifications you will be able to evidence the standard of your qualifications.

If your goal is to work as a PT helping clients including kids on a one-to-one or a small group basis then this package is ideal

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