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Personal Training Master Course

If you are looking to embark on a career within the fitness industry then this is the course for you! Our Level 3 Personal Training Diploma Course will provide you with all the fundamental skills you need to become a knowledgable and top class Gym Instructor and a fully qualified and expert Personal Trainer.

This course is designed for those who are looking to work within the gym or fitness environment and will teach you the essential knowledge and skills to instruct and evaluate gym programmes and take on personal clients either through gym-based personal training or online coaching.


This course will qualify you for employment within the UK or Internationally, or allow you to set up your own business as a Personal Trainer or Online Coach.

Entry Requirements: None ( Must be 16 years of age or older)

Course Length: 16 Weeks ( With a one week gap between your Level 2 assessments and Level 3 course starting)

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 desirable profession. 


 Our fully accredited and industry recognised Personal Training Diploma is a 13 week course including a one week break between your Level 2 assessments and Level 3 work starting. 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. This course has been designed specifically by us for those who have no prior knowledge of working in the fitness industry. 

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

  • Principles of anatomy, physiology and how they relate to exercise and fitness.

  • Health and safety in the fitness environment

  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.

  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.

  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.

  • Personal and professional development.

  • Delivering exceptional customer service.

  • Functional kinesiology.

  • Concepts and components of fitness.

  • How to gather and analyse client information using the most accepted techniques.

  • How to assess a client's current health and fitness status.

  • How to plan and conduct a physical activity session, within a variety of environments, using multiple resources.

  • How to perform a client consultation using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change.

  • How to communicate effectively to build successful relationships with clients and other health care professionals.


To qualify with your Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training 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 physiology and kinesiology for exercise and health - (70% pass required)

  • Multiple choice theory exam on applying nutritional principles to personal training- (70% pass required)

  • Multiple choice theory exam on principles of health and wellbeing for exercise, fitness and health (70% pass required)

  • Practical assessment on delivering a gym-based induction - (pass required)

  • Practical assessment on delivering exercise programmes for Personal Training sessions - (pass required)

You will also complete portfolios 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

  • 20 CIMPSA points

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing (regulated by Ofqual)

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



The fee for this course is £2495 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 Diploma in Personal Training then you can choose to head out into the big wide world of Gym Instructing and / or Personal Training and even Online Coaching! You will be able to work for a company with our internationally recognised qualification or go solo by setting up your own business.

You could even develop your education further by taking more specialist courses in whatever speciality takes your fancy.

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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