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Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

If you are looking to expand your career within the fitness industry then this is the course for you! Our Level 3 Personal Training Course will provide you with all the fundamental skills you need to become a knowledgable and top class PT with the ability to coach clients 1 to 1 in a gym environment or even uptake online coaching.

This course is designed for those who are looking to work within the gym or fitness environment, who already hold a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing (also known as Level 2 Fitness Instructing). This course will allow you to achieve REPS Level 3 status.


This course will qualify you for employment within the UK or Internationally on an employed or even freelance basis. You will also be able to start your own career or business in Personal Training. You will also be able to progress to the Level 4 Personal Training Course in order to further your career in the industry. 

Entry Requirements: Must hold Level 2 Gym Instructor Certification

Course Length: 12 Weeks 

Course Type: Blended Online and In-Person Learning

Accreditation: REPS, CIMPSA

The Fitness Industry is booming and ever-growing in the UK, and with approximately 7,200 gyms nationwide with over 10 million members all looking for fitness guidance,  it's clear to see why becoming a Personal Trainer is a hugely desirable occupation.


 Our fully accredited and industry recognised Level 3 Personal Training Course is a 9 week course. This is made up of once a week in-person sessions which last for 6 hours a time, alongside self-learning and study at home in order to work towards your certification. 

We give you all the tools you need to meet industry standards by developing your knowledge and skills to work confidently and with expertise in the gym and fitness environment with clients. By the end of this course you will be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe but effective exercise programmes within a range of environments and support clients long term with their goals and desires.

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At the Gym
Weight Lifting


You'll need to have more than just the basic knowledge of what machines work what part of the body and how to use the machines. You'll also need to know things from anatomy and physiology of the human body to how to plan and instruct a safe exercise plan. In our course you will cover:

  • 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.


To qualify with your Level 3 Personal Training certificate you will be required to undertake a selection of assessments. These are a variation of theory and practical assessments which you will be prepared for during your lessons and home-learning and study. Our tutors will be available outside of in-person lessons to contact for additional support and guidance throughout the course and assessments. The assessments are as followed:

  • Multiple choice theory exam on anatomy and physiology - (70% pass required)

  • Multiple choice theory exam on the application of nutrition - (70% pass required)

  • Practical assessment on delivering a customised personal training plan - (pass required)

You will also complete a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your understanding of everything you have learned which will be completed on a continuous basis throughout the duration of the course.



  • 20 REPS points and entry to REPS Level 3 Status

  • 10 CIMPSA Points

  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (regulated by Ofqual).



The fee for this course is £1995 which includes absolutely everything. There are no hidden registration or certification fees and you will receive free unlimited re-sits for your examinations.

There are multiple options for ways to pay including:

  • Pay in Full - pay in one bulk lump sum 

  • Pay monthly - pay a deposit to secure your space and choose whether you want to spread the cost of your course over 3, 6 or 9 months.*

Full payment must be made by the end date of the course for certificates to be released, failure to pay in full by the certification dates will result in a delay in your certificate being issued.

You can view the payment options on this course by clicking the button 'View Courses' at the top of this page.


Once you have successfully completed our course and gained your Level 3 Certification in Personal Training then you have a huge range of path choices that you can take to either go into the world of work or further develop your career. All of these can increase your earning potential and further your career.

You will now be able to work as a dedicated Personal Trainer delivering personalised training plans to clients and planning and delivering 1 to1 sessions with clients or even on small group basis. You could even go into online coaching. You will be eligible for employment of this position in the UK and internationally, or could even set up your own business as a Personal Trainer / Online Coach.

If you wish to expand your career even further, then the most common route to take upon completition of this course is to advance onto the Level 4 Personal Training course. You could even go into different specialities which further take your interest to become a more diverse trainer with lots of knowledge under your belt.

Other Routes of Progression:

Other routes which people who take this course include: 

Level 3 Sports Massage which covers everything you need to know to become a fully qualified and industry recognised Sports Massage Therapist.

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