YMCA Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

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Course Details

The YMCA Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training is a qualification designed to give the trainer the necessary skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client.

Open Course Price

To attend an open course, the price is £1650 per person (VAT not applicable). 


The syllabus for this course includes:

  • Advanced exercise and fitness knowledge covering:
    -bones and joints
    -muscles and muscle 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 


Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym-Based Exercise


This qualification carries 20 REPs points and allows learners to enter REPs at Level 3.

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