For students who have already completed a Level 2 Instructing Exercise and Fitness qualification as a full time or apprenticeship option previously. The Level 3 Personal Training qualification offers high quality training, to meet fitness industry standards at REPs Level 3. The qualification is designed by the industry for employers and this ensures that the training received will equip students with the required skills.
Whilst at work, students will receive practical training designed to develop competence in carrying out relevant tasks that the employer will value.
The course is divided three sections:
Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Active Leisure Operational Services
A tailored plan for development will be agreed between the employer, apprentice and the college. Applicants may visit the College one day per week to work towards gaining detailed underpinning knowledge of the chosen subject area or receive regular visits in their workplace.
12-18 months, although students can fast track if they have met the performance criteria earlier.
Successful completion of the course could lead to employment opportunities as a qualified Leisure Centre Manager. Students may then progress to study a Foundation Degree at Level 4 and 5 within Sports Coaching and Fitness such as that at Yeovil College University Centre.