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Personal Trainer Level 3 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Advanced Apprenticeship Standard
Availability: Isle of Wight only
Sport & Fitness Apprentice

Is it for me?

This Apprenticeship will give you the skills you need to coach clients on a one-to-one and small group basis to enable them to achieve their health and fitness goals.
Essential Information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
14 months
Start Date
Set by employer
Qualifications Achievable

Maths & English Level 2 if required

Location(s)
Mainly in the workplace but some sessions at our Riverbank Campus in Newport.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

Personal Trainers play an important role in improving the health of the nation, creating opportunities that get more people, more active, more often. This Apprenticeship is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to design and provide creative and personalised exercise programmes and instruction, nutritional advice and overall lifestyle management.
What will I learn during the programme?

During your Apprenticeship you will gain a deeper insight into anatomy, physiology and kinesiology to enable you to apply appropriate exercise programmes using a range of methods and techniques to help your clients achieve their goals. You will also develop a comprehensive understanding of business, finance, sales and marketing and the essential skills you need to build and retain a stable client base. During your programme you will also learn how to use appropriate IT systems to support and manage all aspects of a personal training business including record keeping, sales and invoicing, client and group management, class scheduling and session reminders.

What type of settings do Personal Trainers work in?

Personal Trainers are typically employed by a fitness or leisure centre or, once qualified, can be self-employed and should expect to work hours that may include evenings, weekends and public holidays.

How will I be assessed?

During your programme you will work closely with your HTP Training Consultant who will provide continuous assessment and feedback to ensure you successfully complete your apprenticeship. On completion of your training you will demonstrate what you have learnt through a practical observation, presentation and interview.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to become an Affiliate of the Charter Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity and a Member of the Register of Exercise Professionals. You will also have the chance to continue your studies at a higher level.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930