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This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a personal trainer specialising in using portable equipment, but do not already hold the pre-requisite of a Level 2 Gym Instructing qualification or equivalent.
This qualification is mapped directly to:
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer.
Level of entry onto REPS: Level 3
Overview of knowledge, skills and understanding
Learners will cover:
Learners must be aged 16 plus. Ideally they should have some experience of gym-based exercises through personal practice, learners will be required to participate in various physical activity sessions. Learners should also have communication skills pitched at level 2, these skills will be further developed during the course.
Staff approval requirements
The YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing, Personal Training (Practitioner) and portable equipment is assessed through internal and external assessment:
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Available for free download for YMCA Awards approved centres:
Future employment possibilities
Learners may choose further same-level qualifications, for example:
Learners may also choose to progress to higher lever qualifications, for example: