Diploma in Personal Training (YMCA Awards)

Diploma in Personal Training (YMCA Awards)

Level: Level 3
Course price: 1650.00
PT 14

You must already hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification.

The Diploma in Personal Training course has the same attendance days as the Certificate in Personal Training course but with the added modules of outdoor fItness, sports conditioning and business skills.


1. Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology 

You will learn: The theory at your own pace

2. Level 3 Programming and Delivering Personal Training 

You will Learn:
  • Incorporate different resistance and cardiovascular training methods into an exercise programme
  • Construct and implement short term,medium and long-term exercise programmes (periodisation)
  • Plan one-to-one sessions
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme
  • Design, manage, and adapt a personal training programme with apparently healthy adults of all ages
  • Deliver exercise and physical activity as part of a programme for apparently healthy adults of all ages

3. Level 3 Physical Measurements (part of programming personal training)

You will learn:
  • Analyse and assess clients fitness, blood pressure and body composition
  • Analyse posture
  • Assess muscular, strength and endurance, flexibility and aerobic capacity
  • Pre exercise screening

4. Level 3 Nutrition for Physical Activity

You will Learn:

  • Eating disorders and prevention
  • Sports nutrition concepts
  • Psychology of weight loss
  • Energy systems/Digestive systems

5. Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness and Level 3 Award in Sports Conditioning

You will learn:
  • To adapt exercises outside/bootcamp
  • Plan exercises in limited spaces and use portable equipment
  • Utilising a range of sport specific training methods
  • Plan activities for sports/events

6. Level 3 Business Skills – Via Distance Learning

What you will learn:

  • Prepare a Business Plan
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Promoting your business


  • Theory papers/Worksheets
  • Portfolio of evidence/Case Studies
  • Practical assessments

What to do now:

  • Complete an online application form by clicking on the course dates. Make a payment, deposit or full payment
  • Tutor support via email or telephone
  • Training resources will be sent in the post
  • Attend training days and return for assessments

You will achieve:

  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  •  Certificates
  • 20 REPs points
Full price£1,650.00
Deposit (remaining balance £1237.50)£412.50