This Apprenticeship is an exciting programme for those wanting to work as Personal Trainers. It will help you develop your understanding of gym and fitness instructing so you can grow into an exemplary practitioner whilst working with a wide range of clientele. Get ahead in this fast-paced and rewarding career.
What does the course involve?
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 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
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.
Mode of Study
12-18 months, although students can fast track if they have met the performance criteria earlier.
Online or paper based portfolio of evidence
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.