Level 3 Certificate Personal Training

Upskill from Level 2 Fitness instructor to Qualified L3 Personal Trainer

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training 1

Course Overview

On this online/blended learning course, we will take you from Level 2 Fitness instructor to  a certified Level 3 Personal Trainer ready to take on clients and start your own business. 

Through our online video tutorials and E-Books you will learn about Planning and Designing Personal Training Programmes, Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise, Nutrition and much more. 

Learn how to;

  • Create programmes tailored to your clients needs
  • How to safely and effective instruct exercise
  • Set up and grow your own Business
  • Help your clients achieve their goals through Behaviour change
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • And much, much more

Level 2 Fitness instructor qualification

  1. Foundations of Nutrition for exercise, fitness, health and wellbeing
  2. Designing and delivering personal training programmes
  3. Applied anatomy for exercise, fitness, health and wellbeing
  4. Business Planning and Growth for Personal Trainers
  • Online learning - video and reading content
  • Online quizzes and coursework
  • Practical coaching workshop
  • Online exams
  • Practical assessment

Dates are available every month for our practical workshops and several days for month for exams and assessment

As you can study around your own schedule, you also dictate the course duration. You can complete within 8 weeks or take up to 6 months, whatever suits you and your schedule. An average completion time is around 8 weeks if studying part time. 

We are a CIMSPA Endorsed provider for this course. This is the Gold standard for this qualification in the UK. We are accredited through VTCT and Focus Awards who are OFQUAL Regulated awarding bodies offering International recognition for your qualification.

Our main N.I. Assessment center is Gain Forth Gym Belfast.

Assessments are available 3-4 days per month and Multiple choice Exams are available 4 days per month.

Irish Students please visit www.unilearning.ie

Online Behaviour change CPD Course

Choose from our CIMSPA Approved CPD Courses. These are one day practical courses that run every 2 months and you can choose from any date that suits you, during or after your Personal Training course. Choose from;

  • Kettlebell instructing
  • Olympic lifting
  • Group Indoor Cycle instructor
  • Bootcamp/Circuits instructor



Course Enrollment

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Course Fee


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