Personal Training Diploma Level 3

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    Part Time

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    30 Weeks

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    September 2023


The Level 3 Personal Training Diploma is the industry benchmark of personal training and is aimed at people wanting to personal train individuals, groups and maybe run their own successful business. You will develop practical experience of communicating, assessing and motivating clients with advance methods utilising underpinning knowledge of anatomy, physiology and nutrition.

The qualification is designed for those who wish to gain a qualification in personal training for the fitness industry. The qualification equips learners with the specialist knowledge, understanding and skills to become a successful personal trainer.

This qualification can be used by many organisations within the health and fitness industry and can increase your earning potential through initiatives, sessions, one to ones and classes.

What will I do?

During the Level 3 Personal Training Diploma you will cover a range of topics including advanced exercise and fitness knowledge, cardiovascular training, and nutrition and weight management.

The entry qualifications for the Level 3 Personal Training Diploma are GCSE at grade 4 or above in English Language (Old GCSE grade C or above) (or equivalent), plus Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate (or equivalent), or relevant work experience.

Alternatively, if you do not hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate, you can study the Personal Training YMCA Diploma Level 3, which will provide you with both Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications.

The Personal Training Diploma will take you 19 weeks to complete. You will attend Boston Colleges Peter Paine Performance Centre in Boston for eight hours, one day a week.

The Personal Training Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £ 1417.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701 or email your query to

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed through online assessments.

Successful completion of the Level 3 Personal Training Diploma should enhance your prospects of finding a career within the fitness industry.

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You can download our course guide