Diploma in Personal Training

Become a Qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer

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If you are ready to pursue an Exciting New Career in Personal Training, this Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is the Internationally Recognised Qualification you need. The Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training includes the Level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training Courses in one combined Diploma.

No previous experience or qualifications are required for entry, just a passion for Health and Fitness and a desire to help others. We will take you from a Fitness Enthusiast to a Fully Qualified Personal Trainer capable of starting your own Personal Training Business or Coaching in an existing Gym/Facility. 

How does the course work?

Bonus Content


Level 3 Personal Training Diploma 1

You’ll get access to hours of video content, tutorials and Downloadable Presentations

Level 3 Personal Training Diploma 2

Course Modules

Learn how to maximise the customer experience, conduct yourself in a professional manner and adhere to health and safety legislation in a Fitness Environment

Learn the key components of health and fitness and how they contribute to the prevention and management of health conditions. Learn how to consult with clients and support them to implement Behaviour change and exercise adherence

Learn how to plan, prepare and instruct exercises programmes in group settings and one to one. Learn how to structure programmes and instruct exercises in a safe and effective manner.

Learn the Key elements of Human Anatomy and Physiology in relation to exercise. Including the function of energy systems, muscular, skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems.

Learn the key principles of nutrition and health eating, the relationship between nutrition and exercise performance, how to assess nutritional intake and apply nutritional strategies within a Personal Trainers scope of practice.

Learn how to consult with clients and design tailored personal training programmes to suit their goals. You’ll also learn how to conduct assessments and deliver and review sessions to meet your clients needs.

Learn how to apply the structure and function of the Body’s systems in relation to health and fitness programming

Understand the professional and legal requirements for running a personal training business. Learn how to prepare a business plan and marketing plan to promote and sell your services.

Course Graduates

Level 3 Personal Training Diploma 3



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

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

Practical Workshops take place on Saturdays, 10am-4pm and are available every 3-4 weeks. You can book the first one that suits you.

Practical Assessments are available on Fridays and Saturdays and run at least twice per month in Belfast

We also have assessment centres throughout the UK.

Irish Students please visit www.unilearning.ie

No previous Qualification is required. This course includes the Level 2 Fitness instructor and Level 3 Personal Training courses as a combined Diploma, taking you from beginner to Qualified Personal Trainer.

You have up to one year to complete the course but average completion time is 3-4 months if studying part time

Yes. Exams are multiple choice questions. In the event you do not pass first time, you will be able to resit free of charge. Practical assessments can also be retaken should you not pass first time, but we have a great first time pass rate.

You have 2 sets of 2 multiple choice exams to complete online. 2 from the Level 2 Fitness instructor Section and 2 from the Level 3 Personal Training Section.

You also have a practical assessment to complete for the Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Sections,

The remainder of assessments are online quizzes and case studies