Personal Training CYQ Level 3 Certificate (YMCA)
This course will lead you to a recognised CYQ qualification and will prepare you with the skills and knowledge that you will need to work as a Personal Trainer. If you have an interest in working on a one-to-one basis to help adults achieve their training goals and needs, this course will help you achieve this.
“I am a qualified nurse but always enjoyed running and generally keeping fit so
I enquired about the course and was impressed by the lecturers. They were very supportive and were always available either by phone or email and there was a big focus
on passing – failure was not an option. Since the course I have been able to leave my nursing
career and now work full-time as a personal trainer running successful outdoor
Catherine Course - Personal Training CYQ Level 3 Certificate
You must have passed the Fitness Instructor Level 2 course.
You will study:
- Bone and joints
- Muscles and muscles actions
- Core stability
- Principles of progressive training and professionalism
- How to plan a progressive programme which meets the goals and needs of an individual
- How to perform and analyse fitness related tests
- How to provide basic and appropriate nutritional advice.
Exercise Fitness Knowledge
Training in Different Environments
Business and Marketing.
Unit 1: exam, Unit 2: exam and case study, Unit 3: practical, case study, viva, Unit 4: practical.
Further study and career options
Recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals, on successful completion you will be qualified as a Personal Trainer. Past students have gained work on cruise ships, local gyms or set up their own business.
Appropriate sportswear will be required.
If you are aged 24 or over you may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans