Personal Training and Instruction - Level 3 Diploma

Course Overview

Studying in our professional training environment at Sports Village in Woodley, you will learn the skills, knowledge and competence required to work as a personal trainer. The course covers anatomy and physiology, sports conditioning, the principles of exercise and fitness, programming and nutrition, instructing and adapt personal training sessions. In addition you will learn about effective working relationships with clients, health, safety and welfare in the fitness environment and planning and delivering a group exercise sessions.

Course Requirements

To have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Health Fitness and Exercise Instruction Qualification.

Course Skills & Benefits

You will learn about Standard Operational Procedures in the Health and Fitness Centre and different exercise approach. The course is designed to enhance your knowledge (theory) and improve your Technical Skill (correct instruction with clients) in the practical session in the Gym. You will learn how to evaluate, and develop your own skills and qualities to become a competent Personal Training.

Mandatory Units

Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise for Health
Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity
Programming Personal Training with Clients
Delivering Personal Training Sessions
Planning and Delivering Group Exercise Sessions in the Outdoor Environment
Exercise Programming for Sports Conditioning Level
Business and Marketing for the Fitness Professional.

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Progression

Once you completed your Level 3 Personal Training course, you can progress onto Level 4 Master Personal Trainer, if you wish to work with Special Populations (Diabetes, Lower Back Pain) or you can apply for jobs in the Fitness Industry, as a Personal Trainer.

Course Assessment

Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Assessments of professional competence and formal exams.


Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time