This course is for students over the age of 16, and will suit you if you have an interest in the human body and its relation to health and fitness; it involves fitness personal training, leading sessions, designing programmes and nutrition. It would also be suitable if you want to go onto further study and have an academic or a career interest in the health and fitness industry, with the ultimate aim of becoming a personal trainer.
Applicants are required to have 5 A-C (7/8 - 4/5) grades at GCSE including English, maths and preferably PE. Applicants will require to have the level 2 fitness instructor qualification to enable them to join this course.
Subjects covered include: anatomy and physiology, health and safety, planning personal gym sessions and programmes as well as working with clients on a one to one basis.
You will undertake two theory exams that are externally assessed and two practical exams that take place in the College.
On successful completion of this course, students will achieve a Level 3 YMCA Diploma in Personal Training
First you will need to decide on a specialist sports pathway, and then complete a registration form for a specific trial. (Trial dates and sports academies are detailed on the Sports Department webpages.) Once a trial is completed you can return a course application form.
Yes - you will need to meet a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment after your trial.
This will be discussed at your interview.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.