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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

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  • 1 year
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  • Awarded by 'NCFE'
  • 425Guided Learning Hours
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  • 07Number of Modules
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Those who expect to pursue a career as a gym instructor or a personal trainer can choose the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) course . The speciality of this course is that it helps the learners to achieve a globally recognised qualification to get into a profession in the field of health and fitness. Since there are a number of courses out there, you need to be careful of where the money is invested. This course on the contrary vouches to lead you the way to an accredited qualification.

What makes taking this course with us special is that the learners are promised a unique learning experience. This is a video based course which can be followed by the learners at the comfort of their own space. Since the videos clearly explain the practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge through the video lessons, the learners find it easy to grasp the knowledge that the course offers. The Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) course delivers the learners an interactive learning experience from which they can immensely benefit.

Those who successfully follow this course get the opportunity of acquiring not only the skills and understanding that are required to become a professional. It also teaches them about the soft skills and professionalism that come in handy when dealing with the clients as well. NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) course provides an intensive insight into how to provide tailor-made solutions for the clients that they can benefit from. Therefore this course undoubtedly a great key that can open many career opportunities for them.

Refer to the “curriculum” section at the end of this course page to view several FREE VIEW tutorials of this course.

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Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Global Edulink?

NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training is brought to you by Global Edulink. We are a leading online education service provider that brings globally accredited courses which are highly valued. We pay attention to incorporate the latest technology to ensure that our learners get the best learning experience. Other necessary facilities are also provided to them with an excellent customer care support.

Why taking this course with us special is because the learners get the opportunity to learn better though the video tutorials that are provided to them. These lessons are highly interactive sessions and ensure the learners get a clear understanding about the subject and get trained to suit the level of proficiency they are required to achieve through this qualification.

  • About the Tutor
  • Why NCFE?
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Course Description
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take this Course
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Prospective Careers
  • What’s Next for You?

Gareth Morris is a professional instructor with over 8 years of experience as a Fitness/Personal Instructor and Trainer, 5 years as a Sport Science Lecturer and 2 years as Nutritionist. He is qualified in the health and fitness field, with a PGdip in Performance Nutrition, BSc. Honours in Sport Performance, and MSc. Degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, and has worked as an Anti-Doping Advisor in the United Kingdom. He’s currently employed as a Health Coach & Nutritionist and has 5 years of solid experience in this profession. With extensive expertise in the industry, Gareth Morris has a passion for health, fitness and nutrition, and wants to share his knowledge and skills to fully support his clients and help make a difference in their lifestyle.

NCFE is a National Awarding Organisation passionate about designing, developing, and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools, and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

  • A detailed understanding of the anatomy and physiology and how it relates to fitness and exercise
  • Learn the principles of working in a gym environment
  • Promote the health benefits of physical activity
  • Learn to communicate effectively and motivate clients to stick to an exercise programme
  • Nutrition to support a physical activity programme

Once the learners successfully complete the 7 compulsory units, they get eligible to receive the qualification. They must also validate comprehension of all the learning outcomes of each unit in order to successfully achieve the certification. It provides broad comprehension over the study subject as well.

  • Supporting Clients
  • Health and Safety
  • Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Programming Personal Training with Clients
  • Delivering Personal Training Sessions
  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme
Course Highlights (additional information)
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 680
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 425
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification Number (QN): 603/4386/6
  • Those who are looking for occupation in the fitness instructing sector
  • Who are seeking recognition for prior experience
  • Who are looking to progress skills and knowledge in the sector
  • Learners must be over the age of 16 years and have a basic understanding of Math, English Language and ICT
  • Having achieved the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness is an added benefit to take this course

The learners who take the “NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training” course get their proficiency assessed internally. Additionally they will be quality assured externally. A portfolio of evidence needs to be piled up by the each learner which is developed through proper assessment tasks that validate the accomplishment of every learning outcome related to each study unit. These tasks must vouch for the learner’s proficiency of reacting to real –life situations that are encountered during their future occupation.

In order to get certified the learners need to successfully complete all the 07 mandatory study units. They get assessed through orally and written questions and assignments, how they pile records of recommendations and how they can be directed to the responsible entities and through recording the way they communicate with the clients. What is more, they need to deliver evidence of scheduling a progressive exercise programme for clients and plan various activities to inspire them to reach their fitness targets.

Once you complete the course, you will be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. It will give you the opportunity to work as a recognised professional Gym Instructor in Personal Training.

Once you qualify for the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training, you will gain an accredited qualification that will demonstrate your expertise in the fitness industry. You can enjoy a rewarding career pathway by gaining employment in gyms, sports clubs, and leisure centres. Additionally, you can become self-employed and establish your own personal training business. With this qualification, you will be eligible for a wide array of benefits, incentives, and exciting prospects. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Personal Trainer - £58,000 (Approximately)
  • Fitness Instructor - £22,193 (Approximately)

The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to give your career a kick-start as a Personal Trainer or Gym Instructor. You will learn to build a client base by marketing your business through promotion. Delivering what you set out to do will grow your clientele. The Level 3 Certificate will validate your skills enabling you to take private clients and lead gym classes. You will learn to adapt to being around people with different fitness goals, needs, and personalities. As a Personal Trainer, you can offer one-on-one sessions for clients in a variety of contexts and settings.

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification

Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials

Learners will be Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalised Learning Experience

UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

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Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Introduction FREE 00:01:00
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
Module 1 - Supporting Clients [M/600/9015]
Unit 1.1 – Know How to Support Your Client FREE 00:17:00
Unit 1.2 – Barriers and Motives for Exercise FREE 00:24:00
Unit 1.3 – Supporting Clients Lecture Notes
Module 1 – Supporting Clients Assignment Brief
Module 2 - Health and Safety [T/600/9016]
Unit 2.1 – Understanding Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment FREE 00:25:00
Unit 2.2 – Legal and Regulatory Requirements 00:14:00
Unit 2.3 – Health and Safety Lecture Notes
Module 2 – Health and Safety Assignment Brief
Module 3 - Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health [A/600/9017]
Unit 3.1 – Components of Fitness 00:15:00
Unit 3.2 – Factors Influencing Health and Fitness 00:40:00
Unit 3.3 – Exercise and the Skeletal System 00:05:00
Unit 3.4 – Cardiovascular Fitness 00:20:00
Unit 3.5 – Muscular Strength 00:25:00
Unit 3.6 – Flexibility 00:15:00
Unit 3.7 – Motor Skills 00:10:00
Unit 3.8 – Nutrition 00:25:00
Unit 3.9 – Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health Lecture Notes
Module 3 – Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health Assignment Brief
Module 4 - Anatomy and Physiology [A/600/9051]
Unit 4.1 – Anatomy and Physiology For Exercise 00:27:00
Unit 4.2 – Muscles and Muscle Actions 00:31:00
Unit 4.3 – The Circulatory System 00:06:00
Unit 4.4 – The Respiratory System 00:07:00
Unit 4.5 – The Energy System 00:08:00
Unit 4.6 – The Nervous System 00:04:00
Unit 4.7 – The Endocrine system 00:22:00
Unit 4.8 – Anatomy and Physiology Lecture Notes
Module 4 – Anatomy and Physiology Assignment Brief
Module 5 - Programming Personal Training with Clients [F/600/9052]
Unit 5.1 – Programming or Planning Gym Based Exercise 00:24:00
Unit 5.2 – Planning Gym Based Exercise Lecture Notes
Module 5 – Programming Personal Training with Clients Assignment Brief
Module 6 - Delivering Personal Training Sessions [J/600/9053]
Unit 6.1 – Delivery of Gym Based Exercise 00:19:00
Unit 6.2 – Instructing Gym Based Exercise Lecture Notes
Module 6 – Delivering Personal Training Sessions Assignment Brief
Module 7 - Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme [L/600/9054]
Unit 7.1 – Nutrition 00:38:00
Unit 7.2 – Nutrition Lecture Notes
Module 7 – Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme Assignment Brief
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Students feedback


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    R T

    Rocco Thomas

    June 18, 2021
    Being athletic

    Wonderful course for those who want them and their followers to be sporty, agile and muscular.

    A B

    Aston Bates

    June 03, 2021

    This course was pretty good.

    E C

    Euan Cox

    February 07, 2021
    Interesting course

    Instructor delivers this course well!

    C F

    Charlie Fox

    January 22, 2021
    Fit and well

    The curriculum mentions about the essential nutrients that are crucial for being in good health.

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£479 (inc. VAT)
  • 1 year
  • Course Certificate
  • Awarded by 'NCFE'
  • 425Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 07Number of Modules
  • Assignment
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