Level 2 and 3 combined - Performance Training Academy

Personal Trainer Qualification
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TAKE THE COMPLETE JOURNEY...

This Course Includes:

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

All practical workshops

Access to membership platform:

All resources, including manuals,

E-books,

Blog library,

Video library,

Podcasts

Coaching and exercise library and more...

All online content

FREE Course - How to build a successful fitness business (rrp. £499)

PTA Welcome Pack, includes

PTA Manual

PTA embossed notebook

PTA Waterbottle

PTA Training top

BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER

An industry recognised Personal Trainer must hold both the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualifications.

The level 2 course will teach you how to teach and instruct exercise to others, the level 3 course will then teach you how to add the advanced training methods to your programming and how to train clients on a regular basis.

 

The learning experience flows a lot better for our students when you are able to complete your Level 2 qualification and then immediately add the advanced training methods and subject knowledge of the Level 3.

 

By purchasing both the level 2 and the Level 3 at the same time, we are giving our students a £150 discount for doing so.

 

BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER

 

This combined level 2 & 3 course will give you the scope to run your own fitness business and work as a qualified PT in a gym environment.

Once qualified you will be able to train clients, run indoor and outdoor group training sessions, coach individuals on nutrition and lifestyle approaches and much more.

Your online course content includes:

Anatomy & physiology

Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Nutrition

Periodised programming

Instructing gym based exercise

Delivering personal training

Exercise and coaching library

Business and marketing for the fitness professional

The practical workshops:

*These are designed and delivered by experienced Fitness Professionals and will teach you the advanced skills that a personal trainer should have as well as how to implement these new skills to future clients.

Instructing gym based exercise - 2 day workshop: Learn how to instruct a range of different exercises, including free weight lifts such as squats, deadlifts, overhead presses and more, and learn how to deliver cardiovascular training, resistance machines, the warm up and the cool down.

​Baseline measures - 1 day workshop: Learn how to assess a client, including postural analysis, body composition, flexibility testing, and strength & fitness testing.

Delivering personal training - 2 day workshop: Understand how to use advanced training methods to add variety to a clients programming and to have better knowledge when training clients towards a range of different goals.

​KettleBells , TRX Suspension Training and Focus Pad Work – 1 day practical

​Group Training – Indoors, Outdoors, Conditioning Circuits – 1 day practical

Assessment days. Included in your course dates will be a day to be used to complete your assessments. These are lead by your course tutor and we will ensure that you have a full understanding of what needs to be done and how to pass your course.

Practical assessments - Training a peer on the course through the skills that you have learnt.

Online theory exam - Showcase your knowledge of the theory with an online multiple choice exam.

COURSE INTRO

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Course Intro

This course offers the combined certificates of the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. Both of these must be completed in full to become a recognised Personal Trainer.

Combining the two with this course option is the most streamlined and effective way to complete your Personal Trainer studies.

Across both the Level 2 and 3 Certificates you will learn the following units:

Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health

This unit will teach you how to programme and deliver exercise to a range of different clients, with a variety of goals, and will also look at how to cater for special populations such as pre/post natal and how to train young and elderly clients.

It will also give you an understanding of exercise physiology such as heart rate zones, rep and set variables, and will cover an introduction to nutrition.

Anatomy & Physiology

A vitally important unit for all fitness professionals. You will learn about the musculo-skeletal system, as well as energy systems, cardiorespiratory system, and the neuro-endocrine system - all of this will be related fully to how they all interact during physical activity.

Programming and Delivering Personal Training

Before these units you will have covered how to instruct and deliver exercise in a gym based environment, we then take that knowledge and enhance it by adding a range of scientifically backed advanced training methods.

The training methods that you will learn will be taught so that you will know how to apply them to a range of different clients and client ability, to suit an array of different goals, including training for weight-loss, muscle growth, strength, power and endurance.

Nutrition

Our nutrition unit has been written and delivered to not just simply cover the basics, but will bring clarity to a very divisive and sometimes confusing subject in the world of Health & Fitness.

Within this unit you will be taught about macro and micro-nutrients, healthy food choices, supplementation, how to analyse food diaries, and importantly - how to design a specific nutrition plan to suit a range of different individuals with different needs and goals.

Online content and practical workshops

The platforms we use to deliver our content is designed to allow you to learn the theory at home using our online video modules, and then use this knowledge when you attend our gym based practical workshops with a current fitness professional.

ASSESSMENTS

Assessments

We ensure that all of our students are more than prepared for each and every assessment on their way to qualification. Your support tutor, whom you will have ongoing contact with whenever you need them, will ensure you are fully confident going into each of the following assessments. Our role is to make sure you pass.

Level 2 Assessments are completed on our planned assessment days and are as follows:

  • Multiple choice exams:
    • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
    • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Online Quizzes:
    • Know How to Support Clients
    • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Practical Assessment and Case Study
    • Programming Gym Based Exercise - case study
    • Deliver a Gym Based Exercise Session - practical assessment

Level 3 Assessments are completed on our planned assessment days and are as follows:

  • Multiple Choice Exams:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition
  • Practical Assessment and Case Study
    • Analysing a clients food diary, and prescribing the nutrition plan - case study
    • Delivering exercise specific to a clients ability and goal - case study
    • Delivering a Personal Training Session - practical assessment

The feedback you will gain from each assessment is all part of building up your knowledge, confidence and professional development - ensuring you are primed and ready for your career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness professional. This is added into your course portfolio, in your online student academy, for future reference when you need it the most - working as a fitness professional.

PREREQUISITES

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required to enrol on this course.

ACCREDITATIONS

YMCA Approved Centre

Accredited by:

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and Level 3 in Personal Training are governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised, both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, meaning you can work as a personal trainer almost anywhere in the world.
Upon completion of our qualifications, you’ll also be able to gain membership with the standardising body for the Health and Fitness Industry, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

What Our Students Are Saying

Melissa Lang

The whole course from start to finish was well prepared and thought through

Ashley is a fantastic teacher. He is friendly, Very knowledgable and down to earth which makes the training a lot more enjoyable.
The whole course from start to finish was well prepared and thought through. Every practical day was great fun and I learnt a lot. I enjoyed meeting the same group of people each time and building lasting friendships. The theory for the course is perfect as you can do it in your own time in and around busy lifestyles which is perfect for some like me with work commitments and 3 children. I continued to finish my level 2 and started my level 3 straight after and I have just competently completed my final exam all thanks to Ashley @ Performance Training Academy!

Joe Hafner

I would recommend Performance Training Academy to anyone thinking of taking the course

My education with Performance Training Academy was direct and efficient, I conducted my learning on a blended learning basis. I learnt the theory part of the course with one to one help from the course tutor, and I joined a small group to carry out our practical education. It enabled the delivery of the course content to suit my needs.

I successfully achieved my qualification within my needed time scale, learning and retaining more information then I thought I would, as I usually struggle in class-based environments, so with this, I was really impressed and thankful.

I would recommend Performance Training Academy to anyone thinking of taking the course. Their deliverance of the content will keep you engaged and interested throughout the course, they also provide ongoing support after you have completed and begin your career as a Personal Trainer.

I am now working as a recognised Personal Trainer out of a gym in Dubai.

Lily Burks

Performance Training Academy work their hardest to help all students achieve their individual goals within the course

Before starting the course I had no previous coaching or teaching experience. I was a regular gym goer myself but had no base learning in how to instruct. I have always enjoyed working with people and being social, I am a qualified hairdresser as well and have always liked to build relationships and work on self-improvement and care. I wanted to be a Personal Trainer because I became passionate about exercise and enjoyed learning new methods and wanted to share that with the wider world.

The course was a fantastic way to get a feel for the gym environment as it was based in a working gym. My tutor Stuart and Ash who runs Performance Training Academy work their hardest to help all students achieve their individual goals within the course. It’s a very friendly and relaxed environment with a professional feel – which is exactly what they emphasise you convey to your clients.

Now I have qualified I plan on setting up all of my social media bases and working on my fitness personality through these and start to gain clients. I will be working for myself and then eventually look into potentially relocating and working from a gym. I will also be using Ash and Stu in the future for any programme queries or business advice!

Lessons Packed With Content

Independent and guided learning

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Video Library

A whole host of videos tailored to your learning journey

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In person classes

Classes and events to help you apply your learning

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Independent study

Lots of opportunities for personal study and developing knowledge

YMCA Approved Centre

Fully Accredited

The Level 2 & 3 Certificate in Personal Training is governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised

Who Are We?

Meet Ash and the team at Performance Training Academy.

Ashley Hough PT Trainer
Ashley Hough - Founder of Performance Training Academy

Hi, I’m Ashley Hough, CEO of Performance Training Academy, the South West’s premier personal training qualification provider.
I owned a successful personal training business from 2002-2014, before turning my attention full time to helping our students build their own success as a personal trainer.

As an experienced personal trainer I know success doesn’t stop when you get qualified. To become a successful PT, to have control of your own career and enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, you need to understand how to run and manage your own business. No other course offers this business growth support.

Our ethos is simple: to provide you with the best accredited training available and teach you exactly how to grow a lucrative and successful personal training business so you can enjoy the freedom of working for yourself.

How Do You Become A Personal Trainer??

Check out our quick video on how you can become a Personal Trainer.

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YMCA Approved Centre

Accredited by:

The Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and Level 3 in Personal Training are governed by YMCA Awards and is industry recognised, both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, meaning you can work as a personal trainer almost anywhere in the world.
Upon completion of our qualifications, you’ll also be able to gain membership with the standardising body for the Health and Fitness Industry, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

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