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Advanced PT Diploma

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This course can be 100% fully funded via Adult Education Budget funding for applicants that meet the government local criteria. To find out if you are eligible for this funding, simply complete the online form on this webpage and one of our course advisors will be in contact with you to run through the eligibility criteria.

For individuals that do not meet the criteria for Adult Education funding, we also have Advanced Learner Loan funding available. More information on Advanced Learner Loan funding can be found by clicking on the Advanced Learner Loan link on this page.

Our Advanced PT Diploma package is the perfect course to enrol onto if you’re wanting to accelerate yourself into the Personal Training Industry. Within this course package you will be completing the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing and the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training. Along with the featured Level 2 and the Level 3 qualifications, you will also study 7 online e-courses, thus giving you a much more broader understanding of these training and nutrition techniques and methods.

Successful completion of this qualification will allow you to work in or outside the gym as either:

  • Gym Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Exercise Instructor

Career progression routes from qualifying can include:

  • Senior exercise and nutrition advisor (NHS/Local Authority)
  • Assistant gym manager (private or council run facilities)
  • Gym manager (private or council run facilities)
  • Private studio owner

Course Information

Our internationally recognised PT Diploma is one of our most popular course choices for those wishing to launch their career into the fitness industry.

You will gain first class knowledge in all aspects of fitness instruction and personal training that we pride upon at Velocity PT Academy. This package includes the Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate, Level 3 Personal Training certificate and 7 online e-courses.

Courses Included:

  • Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate
  • Active IQ Level 3 Personal Training Certificate
  • Velocity Online e-course in Fitness testing assessments
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching clients with Diabetes
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching clients with Obesity
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching exercise sessions for Older Adults
  • Velocity Online e-course in Becoming an Online Coach
  • Velocity Online e-course in Foam Rolling (Extra Module)
  • Velocity Online e-course in Advanced Bodyweight Training (Extra Module)

Course Structure

Online Structure

This course would be completed over 4 assessment days* at one of our available locations. You will also be given an online dedicated tutor to help you every step of the way!

The course will be completed over 4 months through a blend of online learning, self-study and completion of the assessment days.

You have a maximum time allowed of 6 months to complete this course.

Please feel free to contact us and we will be able to talk you through a bespoke timetable.

Course Units

These are all Internationally recognised qualifications awarded through Active IQ who are governed by Skills Active. The units within the courses that you will be undertaking are:

You will study the following units during the Level 2 Gym Instructor course:

  • Unit 1– Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness
  • Unit 2– Professionalism and customer care for fitness instructors
  • Unit 3 – Health and safety in a fitness environment
  • Unit 4 – Conducting client consultations to support positive behaviour change
  • Unit 5 – Planning and instructing gym-based exercise

The following units during the Level 3 Personal Trainer course:

  • Unit 6 – Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness
  • Unit 7 – The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  • Unit 8 – Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions
  • Unit 9 – Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients
  • Unit 10 – Programme design and delivery for personal training
  • Unit 11 – Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers

You will also complete the following online e-courses too:

  • Velocity Online e-course in Fitness testing assessments
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching clients with Diabetes
  • Velocity Online e-course in Advanced Bodyweight Training
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching clients with Obesity
  • Velocity Online e-course in Coaching exercise sessions for Older Adults
  • Velocity Online e-course in Becoming an Online Coach
  • Velocity Online e-course in Foam Rolling

How to Select Your Dates

Please ask one of our course advisors for an assessment day timetable and assessment calendar.

 

Payment Information

Self-funding 

We have a number of options of how you can pay for this course. If you would like to book onto the course through our website, you have the following 2 options:

  • Option 1: £2225 full payment
  • Option 2: £225 deposit and 12 monthly payments of £166.67 at 0% interest. (Direct debit will be set up once the deposit has been paid).

Advanced Learner Loan

The government has introduced these loans to help students, aged 19 and over, in further education pay college or training organisation fees. For further information on the Advanced Learner Loan. If you are looking to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan. The total amount for this course is £2,225

Apply for an Advanced Learner Loan

Advanced Learner Loan

The government has introduced these loans to help students, aged 19 and over, in further education pay college or training organisation fees.

This course can be funded through an advanced learner loan which will pay for you course fees.

You would not start to repay the loan until you are earning in excess of £27,295 per year and then when you are the repayment are deducted from your tax and national insurance.

This is a great opportunity to advance into the fitness industry as a world class Level 3 Personal Trainer who is recognised by REPS and CIMSPA.  

To be eligible for the funding you need to be 19 or over, have a valid passport and lived in the U.K. the last 3 years. The full learner loan for this course is £2225.

For further information on the Advanced Learner Loan. If you are looking to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan. The total amount for this course is £2,225

To begin your application for an advanced learner loan, simply filling out the contact form on this page.

From there we will then begin the application process with you for your desired course and also, most importantly, you can start studying.

Alternatively, feel free to call our head office on 01132 866453 and press ext 1 to speak to a course advisor.

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