You've got your Level 2 certificate and are now a fitness instructor! So, what's next on the journey to becoming a personal trainer?

Time for Level 3! In this course you will build on your knowledge of safe and effective exercises and learn how to apply them to a 1 to 1 client basis to help them achieve their fitness goals.

Power Academy is partnered with Active IQ, one of the largest awarding organisations in the UK. This course is also fully recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). You will be fully qualified to work as a personal trainer after graduating from this course.

After completing the above 2 modules and the assessments within, you will be graduating as a qualified Personal Trainer. But the learning doesn’t have to stop there. Enquire with our team to see our other options to expand your qualifications and find your niche in the Health & Fitness market should you choose to.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training focuses on equipping students with the core skills required to work as an unsupervised personal trainer covering nutrition and health, advanced anatomy and physiology and business skills required to set up your own practice. This allows you to go above and beyond the basic exercise planning and instruction, enabling you to positively influence every client’s overall wellbeing through enthusiastic and high level bespoke training and nutritional advice.

Level 3 – Personal Training Qualification
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Entry Requirements

You must have already completed the Level 2 Gym Instructor Course and we also ask that you have a good knowledge of the health and fitness industry and lead a healthy lifestyle in order to be a good role model for your clients.

Students should also have a good level of communication and presenting skills as there are elements of this in the course.

You must be 16 years of age or older.

Unrivalled Career Support

Join hundreds of our personal training graduates working with leading UK and international gym brands

Guaranteed Interviews

Power Academy guarantee post-course interviews with leading gym brands, securing your dream personal trainer job after graduation.

Professional Guidance

Free CV analysis, 1-to-1 interview preparation, marketing resources & business start-up training equip you for ongoing success.

In House

All facilities on one site so gain your level 3 qualifications in as little as 5 weeks.

One Personal Trainer Career. Unlimited Possibilites.

We’ve developed an extensive portfolio of courses, delivering world-class training to ensure you have a long-lasting career.

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Course Breakdown

The topics you will learn in this level 3 course are:

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Nutrition applicable to personal training (advanced)
  • Lifestyle and Medical factors that affect well-being
  • Effective Communication Skills for client consultations to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change
  • Skills to plan and conduct physical activity sessions with different types of clients in a variety of environments with a range of resources
  • How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis
  • Internationally recognised qualification

We offer the most up to date modules to ensure our students have the best possible knowledge to take into their new career. Our experienced and highly qualified tutors are on hand for any help or questions you have, so you can be confident you will have support every step of the way.

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Success Stories

Excellent service and support from the team

James Jordan - Pure Gym
The service and support from the team is fantastic. They are very helpful and their finance option really helped me make the switch in my career. Want to thank the team for such a professional service.

Power Academy provide an exceptional service

John Jason - Virgin Active
Power Academy provide an invaluable service and quality of training. The tutors are highly experienced and knowledgeable, sharing pearls of wisdom throughout the workshops.

Fabulous course, great support, thoroughly enjoyed it

Jack Payen - David Lloyd
Very well presented with clear and precise content. I decided to study with them to offer my martial arts clients a broader choice of activities.

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