Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
Course Overview

Do you currently work as a fitness instructor? Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to earn more than £25 per hour as a personal trainer? If you answered ‘yes’ to each of these questions, then our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training could be for you.

This nationally-accredited qualification provides you with all the skills and confidence you need to plan and deliver one-to-one training sessions within the following environments:

  • Gyms
  • Studios
  • Client homes
  • Outdoors

If you’re looking to become an experienced personal trainer, our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training course is REPs and CIMPSA-approved and will pretty much guarantee you an interview or three upon completion. What’s more, it also enables you to work as a personal trainer anywhere in the UK on either a full-time or self-employed basis.

About the course

Our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is for gym instructors ready to take their career to the next level. It aims to provide you with more learning opportunities and the chance to earn more than you do already.

The Diploma is the most up-to-date qualification on the market, having been developed to meet the latest industry standards. Using a blended learning approach, we aim to give you the best learning experience possible, providing you with the opportunity to fit your studies around work and family commitments.

So, how exactly is the course taught? It’s broken down into six main units, which include:

  1. Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness
  2. The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  3. Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions
  4. Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients
  5. Programme design and delivery for personal training
  6. Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers


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Southwick Leisure Centre, Brighton
24.53 per month
  1. Nationally and internationally recognised
  2. REPs and CIMSPA approved
  3. Instant access to expert tutors that are very experienced and highly qualified
  4. Instant access to online training resources
  5. Training manual delivered within 5 days of enrolment
  6. Workshops and assessment days are held on Tuesday 9.15am to 4pm at Southwick Leisure Centre, BN42 4NT
  7. Theory exams are held on Saturday mornings 8am at Southwick Leisure Centre, BN42 4NT
  8. Webinars are accessible from the comfort of your own home via laptop, tablet or even your phone
  9. Webinars are recorded so you can watch them again and again
  10. FREE exam re-sits on your 1st, 2nd or even 3rd attempt if needed

Once you have gained your Diploma, you will be certified and qualified to work in a variety of environments. Previous graduates have worked in gyms, studios, outdoor spaces and in specific client homes.

Not necessarily – the choice is up to you! If you would rather pay up-front, then that’s absolutely fine. However, if you’d prefer to spread out the cost over a set number of months, we offer a range of finance plans to suit your exact requirements.

The course is delivered in a number of different ways. Throughout its duration, you will have two personal training workshops, one personal training practice day and a practical assessment. You will also receive a detailed training manual, attend nine live webinar sessions and complete two multiple choice theory exams.

Yes – in order to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, you will need to have completed a Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction and have some prior experience working as a fitness instructor.

Yes, it is. The qualification is approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and recognised by the overarching international institution ICREPS (The International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals). Therefore, gaining this qualification enables you to work as a personal trainer in any ICREPS-affiliated country.

Option 1: Payment in full via the link below

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Option 2: Apply for 0%  finance via the link below

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Option 3: Use our finance calculator to figure out the best finance plan for you.

We have longer-term plans also so you can spread the cost over 60 months (9.9%apr) and bring your monthly payments down to as little as £24.53 per month.

If you need some help call 01273 613014 and one of our team will be happy to help you.




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