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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training for Health, Fitness and Performance

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Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 601/9003/6


The aim of this qualification to provide learners with the broad base of knowledge and skills to be able to:

  • Work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including fitness instructing, personal training and leisure operations.

This qualification has been approved for the DfE Performance Tables as a Tech Level and attracts UCAS points.

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There are no specific entry requirements; however learners should be able to demonstrate their capability to study at Level 3. Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, so a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched as a minimum at level 2.

Learners must complete all 12 mandatory units (86 credits).

For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Qualification Guidance.

Coursework/Project, Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment, eAssessment

£121 Registration / Certification fee

This qualification provides progression into:

  • Employment.
  • Further learning or training in a specialist area.
  • Entry in to relevant degree programmes.

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